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Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

 Since August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and a new school year is about to begin, make sure to include an eye examination […]

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5 Useful Tips to Prevent Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B infection is caused by the HBV virus. Children and infants are more at risk of hepatitis B, but the good news is that […]

Obesity and Stroke Risk

How Obesity Increases the Risk of a Stroke

    How Obesity Increases the Risk of Stroke A stroke is a medical condition in which a person’s brain cells die due to a […]

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Community Health Centers: Access to Care and Quality of Care

Much of the national discussion on health care has been focused on the need for access to insurance coverage to improve the overall health of […]

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Back To School Immunization Check-up and Action

Since August is National Immunization Awareness Month, it’s a perfect time to make sure kids are up to date with necessary vaccinations before returning to […]

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Tick-Borne Lyme Disease – Know the Risk and Prevention Methods

  Dr. Norma Goodwin, Founder and President of Health Power for Minorities, interviews Dr. Harvey Kaufman, Senior Medical Director of Quest Diagnostics, regarding new data […]

Youth and Sports

Why Sports Are Important For Youth

Participation in sports and other physical activities has many benefits for children in their physical and emotional health. They are emphasized during National Youth Sports […]

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Go Green for Mental Health

  Because mental health and spiritual health are so key to overall health, we are pleased to focus on the importance of mental health in […]

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9 Common Factors that Trigger Asthma Attacks

    The exact causes of asthma are still unknown, but the condition can be managed to prevent asthma attacks and live a healthy life. […]

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Milk Allergy: What You Need to Know

  Food allergies are quite common in the US. But African Americans are two times more likely to experience this issue than any other race. […]

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

 Since August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month and a new school year is about to begin, make sure to include an eye examination as part of your back to school check list. It is estimated that 80% of classroom education is taught visually. That fits well in addition to immunizations and school o
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5 Useful Tips to Prevent Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B infection is caused by the HBV virus. Children and infants are more at risk of hepatitis B, but the good news is that a majority of affected persons recover from the condition. It’s a common problem in the US. Around 1.7% Hispanic females lose their lives to this infection every year. Moreov
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How Obesity Increases the Risk of a Stroke

    How Obesity Increases the Risk of Stroke A stroke is a medical condition in which a person's brain cells die due to a hindrance in the blood flow to his/her brain. Around 140,000 people in the US lose their lives to a stroke every year. It’s not easy to fully recover from the effects of a
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Psoriasis Awareness

  Although psoriasis is a skin disease that often has a striking appearance, it is not contagious. It is an inflammatory condition caused by an overactive immune system. The result is that skin cells grow much faster than normal, and instead of their shedding off at a usual rate, they pile up on to
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Breastfeeding: Benefits for Baby and Mom

                                                                                      August is National Breastfeeding Month, and thus a great time to spotlight all the wonderful benefits of “Mother’s Milk”. It's also a good time to make families aware of the various resources available to every mom who
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