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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 […]

GCS partners with Health Department to offer free mobile immunization clinics

August 15, 2019

State law requires rising 7th graders to have up to date TDAP and MCV immunizations. Without up-to-date vaccinations, students can be suspended from school. To help families meet this state requirement, Guilford County Schools (GCS) is partnering with the Guilford County Health Department and will offer two mobile vaccination clinics. These clinics will be for […]

Harris becomes AMA’s First Black Female President

July 26, 2019

In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She is the first African American woman to hold the position. During her inauguration ceremony in Chicago, Dr. Harris said she plans to implement effective strategies to improve healthcare education and training, combat […]

Can supplements help the brain function better?

July 19, 2019

One of the most precious gifts we received in life is our ability to think and make decisions. As Mother Nature would have it, we all have special talents and abilities. Some are a whizzes at math while others loathe the subject. Some enjoy the classics while others would rather play heavy metal. We all […]


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