October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Tragically, breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in black women. It is not that we are more prone to the disease than other ethnic groups, but unfortunately too many African-American women are not diagnosed and treated until the disease has reached advanced stages.
Love must be unleashed for peace to come through its door.
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a time for enhanced focus on the eating and nutritional habits of all children.
As the world celebrates the future king of England’s birth, some new and expectant parents may be considering how to best give their newborns the “royal” treatment when it comes to nourishment.
For college-bound Las Vegas students opportunities await
With the summer weather growing warmer every day, the time is right to enjoy the unique pleasures of the season: more time with our children, mellow jazz, family picnics, reunions and vacations.
Nevada reportedly has the nation’s highest rate of domestic violence homicide. Longtime Las Vegas resident Leatha Hubbard’s newly formed nonprofit organization is setting out to reverse that sad statistic — by reaching out to those most directly affected by it.
That organization, Silent Whispers, is committed to purchasing transportation, food vouchers and hygiene packets for victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Many of our children are enjoying their summer break from school, but I want to remind mothers to also take a break and treat themselves to a massage. In fact, July is the perfect month to do so: one week (July 14-20) is designated as “Everybody Deserves a Massage Week.”
Black college and university recruitment fair returns to Las Vegas
Very often, my female patients come alone to the offices of Las Vegas All Women’s Care. This is not surprising; historically, women make their regular OB/GYN appointments without their husbands or significant others, who may not even receive a report on what was discussed or discovered during the visit.