Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are leading scientific research to combat COVID-19. By NewsOne As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe, many scientists have been working on finding a cure. According to Black Enterprise, Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett is one...
On Saturday, August 6, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago – 3rd District) will host the 13th Annual Health, Fun & Fitness Fair, at the Illinois Institute of Technology on 33rd and State Street (Field North of Crown Hall) in Chicago. This free...
INDIANAPOLIS – Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted on a motion to proceed and debate amendments on the Better Care Reconciliation Act. “Governor Holcomb wrote an inconsistent letter to Hoosiers stating he supports the HIP 2.0 expansion while fully supporting...
By Dr. Janet Seabrook October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I penned the column below a year ago, and its contents are still relevant! I ask that you read it once more, but this time, commit to action once you’re done. Special thanks to everyone who supported Community HealthNet’s 20th...
Methodist Hospitals will hold its annual Free Fall Community Health Fair. This year’s theme is “We Love Gary” and will offer free health screenings that include blood pressure testing, blood draws for sugar, cholesterol testing, free flu shots, CPR Demonstration, Stop The Bleed Training and Demonstration, HIV testing, and...
Christ Baptist Church in Gary has a Women for Christ Ministry led by Peggy Williams that will host a Medicare Educational Seminar from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The public is invited to attend a presentation by Darian D. Collins, who is a Licensed and Certified...
A Sweet Home Thanksgiving By Keith Chambers The cider-braised collard greens and candied yams with ginger vanilla come with the smoked turkey, sage butter and country giblet gravy. This Thanksgiving, thousands of families across the country will have on their dining room tables a taste of the South through the National African...
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New mental health framework includes $9.3 million investment in 2020 Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a comprehensive framework to transform mental healthcare in Chicago through investments in a coordinated citywide network of care that will increase access to care for the communities most...
In an effort to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, Edgewater Health will be offering COVID-19 testing for our patients and staff. Beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020 testing will be administered BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at Indiana University Northwest (Parking Lot #9, 33rd Ave., east side of...