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Thursday, June 13, 2024

New Cone Health Foundation staff to address health equity

June 7, 2024

Yazmin Garcia Rico and Christina Yongue join CHF as Directors ofCommunity Engagement and Impact

Plastic is a threat to one’s health and well-being

May 24, 2024

The adage about knowing who your friends are and recognizing your enemies is true as we start to identify an enemy in our lives. We have become so comfortable with this enemy that most do not see, smell, or acknowledge its presence. Most do not even identify it as an enemy because it is everywhere. […]

New treatments on the horizon for weight loss

May 17, 2024

As the warmer months approach, people become concerned about how they will look in the latest summer fashions. Ok, let us get real. People are more concerned about their weight. With all the positive and negative news about the GLP-1 injections, the pressure to lose weight is more intense. The propensity to judge is more […]

Cone Health hosts health equity summit

May 10, 2024

According to data from Cone Health, people who reside in Greensboro zip codes 27405, 27406 and 27407 could die more than a decade earlier than people who live in zip codes in other parts of the city. The Center for Health Equity at Cone Health, created to address such disparities, held a health summit for […]

Know what is in that supplement

May 3, 2024

Many people strive to have a diet that is full of the recommended minerals and multivitamins each day. Unfortunately, most people are unable to eat a diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals, often due to access. It is important to make sure you are ingesting the nutrients your body needs to function properly. […]

Black men and prostate cancer: OJ’s death reminds us to seek help early

April 19, 2024

Last week, the world was taken aback by news that former football great O.J. Simpson had died of prostate cancer at age 76. In January, eye-opening news that Dexter Scott King, one of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children, also died of prostate cancer at age 62. And in March, acclaimed […]

Be cautious with over-the-counter skin medications

April 12, 2024

It is now quite common for people to have outpatient medical procedures. These procedures are often conducted to enhance the body in some way. They may include a large number of cosmetic procedures such as microdermabrasion or other procedures to rejuvenate the skin, thus resulting in a younger appearance. Laser Hair removal is another cosmetic […]

Warning: Solar eclipse may be dangerous

March 29, 2024

One of the big news events in the celestial world is almost upon us. On April 8, there will be a total eclipse of the sun by the earth. It is often a once in a lifetime event and if this is your cup of tea, you have been preparing for it for a while. […]

Culture and Food ‘Mix It Up’ at the African American Atelier

March 1, 2024

In a vibrant celebration of history and flavors, The City of Greensboro’s Ad-hoc Committee on African American Disparity (ACAAD) honored Black History Month with a free community mixer on February 22 at the African American Atelier, located in the Cultural Arts Center. Themed ‘Taste the Diaspora GSO,’ this event sought to connect guests with ACAAD […]

Dance yourself to good health

February 23, 2024

The excitement of 2024 and the promises you have made to yourself to get into better shape have not quite materialized. You still have hopes of getting your body into the shape you want because you know how important it is to your general health. Who would not want to have better blood pressure readings […]


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