Monday, May 17, 2021

Strike Force

Strike Force BY CLAYTEE WHITE How Hattie Canty became one of America’s most powerful and revered labor leaders. In 1990, Hattie Canty won the presidency of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, the most powerful labor organization in the city of Las Vegas — maybe the entire United States. She led with compassion and courage […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | KEIDI OBI AWADU

‘If we don’t change or transform, our fate as Black people is sealed’ Keidi Obi Awadu has authored his 38th book, “Fade to Black: The Passing of a Great Race.” Awadu describes himself as a “scientific futurist of African heritage in the world today. My focus is to manage nation building because Africans need to […]

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, bringing us all an opportunity to learn more about this complex, often misunderstood developmental disability.

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU: For your health, history lessons can be good medicine

With March recognized as Women’s History Month, there is no better way to celebrate than honoring your health by investigating the medical history in your family tree.

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU

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Happy New Year! This month is special not only because we are ringing in 2013, but also because January marks “Birth Defects Prevention Month” and “Cervical Cancer Screening Month.”

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU

During the holiday season, it seems almost normal for women to feel stress and sometimes experience pain. Given today’s economic pressures, the common headache can also lead to aches and pains throughout the body.

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU

As a physician and a woman, I have a keenly personal, professional and scientific interest in the renewed debate over women’s health care choices.

BLACK TO LIFE – For A Healthier You

The time is now to be conscious of your health. For women, we must be mindful that after a certain age, it is important to be proactive as it relates to our examinations — specifically, mammograms and other breast exams.

BLACK TO LIFE – For A Healthier You

September 4, 2012 by  
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By Dr. Annette Mayes Hormone therapy might be for you. How often have you heard from a friend or your significant other; “Oh you are PMS-ing.” Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) are symptoms associated with a female’s monthly period that might include physical, emotional, and behavioral changes. Or, for those women who might be in their late 40s or 50s and feelings are heightened that others perceive to be negative you might hear “Oh, you are menopausal.”

BLACK TO LIFE – For A Healthier You: Love heals

By Dr. Annette Mayes As she heads back to school, how to have ‘the conversation’ The new school year is upon us, and with it comes a multitude of things to consider while preparing our daughters to return to junior high, high school or college. Nevada ranks among the states with the highest rates of […]

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