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Practicing social isolation should include a schedule

March 26, 2020

One very popular term we hear over and over with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is “flattening the curve.” This public health term refers to the vital need to implement public health steps to prevent a virus from rapidly spreading from person to person. A proven way to help flatten the number of cases of a […]

COVID-19: Actions to Keep You Safe

March 18, 2020

First, I want to extend my deep gratitude and thanks to each of you for your tireless commitment to caring for our communities and those we are privileged to serve – at a time like this when they most need us. As part of our comprehensive response to the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are […]

Coronavirus and Mental Health

March 13, 2020

The arrival of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has captured the attention of the world. We have watched its impact of sickness and quarantine on Chinese citizens, and now the spreading sickness among American citizens, with questions, frustrations and anxieties rising. For some, obsessive thoughts of ‘What happens to the people who get the virus?’ […]

Coronavirus: How to protect yourself

March 6, 2020

Traditionally, medical experts say, poor communities of color have to cope with the disproportionate impact of communicable diseases like STDs, AIDS and influenza. But with the global onslaught of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and at least six reported deaths across the country, African Americans, among others, now have to cope with a new health challenge, one […]

When the Crisis is Personal

February 28, 2020

The boss has unreasonable demands and you are doing the very best that you can. The relationship was supposed to be happily ever after, but now it’s over. You never thought that you would have bullies in the workplace, especially since you are the supervisor. Why did that person, of all people, have to die? […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc: Pink Goes Red for Heart Health

February 13, 2020

February is American Heart Month and the Beta Iota Omega (Greensboro) and Eta Omicron Omega (High Point) Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated partnered on February 7 to host a “Pink Goes Red” event at New Light Missionary Baptist Church. Women of all ages participated in physical activities and health screenings. Vendors were on […]

Be aware, there is some concern with generic drugs

January 30, 2020

Currently, when all of us are trying to watch our expenses, many people are cutting costs by choosing off-brands for many of the things we use. We may get a house brand when we go to our favorite grocery store thinking it is just as good as the name brand. In most cases it can […]

“I Am Not My Hair”

January 24, 2020

“I felt naked, exposed, vulnerable. I felt embarrassed. I felt ashamed. I felt betrayed.” These were the words spoken by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley as she revealed to the world recently that she has an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata, which causes sudden hair loss. This young woman took the national stage in 2018 when she […]

Start the New Year with specific and realistic goals

January 16, 2020

The holidays have come and gone, and we got through them all. For some it was a beautiful season and for others it brings up the pain of thinking about the ones lost. We are now in a new year and this may be the time to take stock and see how we can improve […]

It’s About Perspective

January 10, 2020

This is the time of year where setting goals is popular. According to, 60 percent of people set goals for the New Year; however, only eight percent successfully complete the goals. A article notes that of those who make resolutions, 80 percent will fail within the first 30 days. What causes the successful […]

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