By: Cassandra Bazile
When we hear of racial injustice, we tend to think of police brutality or the criminal justice system’s war against minorities; but what about the air and water we consume? 788 more words
April is Minority Health Month and because we just published our annual report, I wanted to share some of our numbers with you.
In 2015, we served 21,304 patients at our five sites with a total of 68,717 visits. 93 more words
Written by Rachelle Peraz Ocampo, EdM
This year, Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health celebrates its 30th year anniversary and launched the theme, “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation” to observe National Minority Health Month. 632 more words
As a person of color, the topic of mental health is avoided like the plague in our community. We all have that family member or friend who, at the mere mention of going to counseling, shouts back “I’m not crazy”; “You should pray about it”; “Tough it out”; “Therapy’s for White people”. 1,666 more words
Let’s talk straight no chaser! When it comes to being a black woman in America a mental illness is the last thing that you would also like to have associated with your name. 997 more words
Morehouse neuroscientists are hopeful that data-driven strategies can help doctors more swiftly detect a disease that kills one American every four minutes.
How would you know if you were having a stroke? 484 more words