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Tuesday , November 19th 2019

The flu is a serious disease. Treat it so.

November 15, 2019

This time of year your healthcare providers will be asking you to get a flu shot. It is remarkable to me that so many people do not want to get them. The reason people give for not wanting to receive their flu vaccines run the gamut. Let me give some facts about why receiving a […]

Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.7 Million to Nonprofits

November 1, 2019

Cone Health Foundation today announced the commitment of $4,733,847 in grants to 34 Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations, some of which received more than one monetary grant and others of which received technical assistance with no monetary grant. The awards support agencies working in the foundation’s four focus areas of grantmaking: access to health care, adolescent pregnancy […]

Enjoy Homecoming but don’t overdo it

October 25, 2019

Homecoming traditionally implies an instance of returning to a familiar place where we once grew up or lived. It is a place that nurtured us and holds a dear and special meaning. As we get ready to observe the Homecoming for N.C. A&T State University, there are a few health reminders I would like to […]

PrEp/Truvada and HIV/AIDS

October 18, 2019

Guilford County is number three in the state for new HIV infections, according to Triad Health Project, a local HIV/AIDS awareness organization. With hundreds of new HIV cases every year, researchers are developing ways to prevent the spread of HIV, not just treat it. Triad Health Project is spreading the word about a prescription medication […]

The impact of cold weather on our health

October 10, 2019

The thermometer is indeed taking a turn toward cooler numbers. We have so enjoyed the sun and the warmth of the spring and summer. Now it is time to turn our attention toward getting ready for the cooler months as old man winter will be arriving soon. We may not grow a thicker coat or […]

Preventive care at an early age needed

October 4, 2019

Just like anything in life, the earlier you tackle a problem the better the outcome will be. The medical community is starting to look at caring for patients in that light. You will see your healthcare providers start to work with you earlier. Preventive care has been pioneered by doctors at Emory University in Atlanta, […]

Not Your Parent’s Old Age

September 27, 2019

Time will pass no matter what but how one uses that time can make a difference. The term “old age” seems to be getting a makeover and it should be as getting older is not what it used to be. More and more people are embracing their older years as a time to still be […]

Gift For Life Block Walk

September 20, 2019

Sisters Network Greensboro N.C. will host the 9th annual Gift for Life Block Walk and Health Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club located at 1001 Freeman Mill Road in Greensboro. Sisters Network Greensboro is a local organization that provides information and resources […]

Being optimistic is really good for one’s health

September 6, 2019

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to wake up on the wrong side of the bed each day? We all know individuals who seem to be unable to utter a word of good cheer until they’ve had their morning cup of Joe or coffee. Then there are people who will look at or […]

National Report: 350 Died in N.C. due to no Medicaid Expansion

August 30, 2019

A new report may or may not capture state Republican legislative leaders’ attention in their almost two-month budget standoff with Gov. Roy Cooper, but it definitely strengthens Cooper’s argument for the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 350 people in North Carolina died “…because of the […]

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