Category: Health

University of Houston’s Dr. Lovell Jones Talks STEM in 2010 video

Over the next few weeks I’ll be doing some work with the Intercultural Cancer Council, who is having their Biennial Symposium in Houston June 26-July 1.  The symposium will focus on Minorities, The Medically Underserved and Health Equity. I want to start by introducing you to Lovell Jones, PhD., founding...

CVS Encourages African Americans To Protect Themselves With A Flu Shot

Dallas South Wire This holiday season, CVS/pharmacy encourages African Americans to give the gift of good health to yourself, your family and your community by getting your seasonal flu shot.  African-Americans have lower influenza and pneumococcal immunization rates compared to the rest of the population and 67%percent of whites received...

Statement from President Obama on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

From the Office of the President “Today we passed another critical milestone in the health reform effort with the release of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. I was particularly pleased to see that the Congressional Budget Office has estimated that the bill will reduce the deficit by $127...

Healthcare Reform Videos

My mom forwarded some healthcare commercials that she received in her inbox and I thought a few of them were pretty good.  Wanted to share 3 of them with the fam. How to Tell You need Healthcare Reform Choose the Public Option Spin

Press Release: Doctors Sue KFC Over Dangerous Carcinogen in New Grilled Chicken Products

Laboratory Tests Show KFC Grilled Chicken Contains Cancer-Causing Substance; KFC Violating Law by Failing to Warn Consumers WASHINGTON—A national physicians group is suing Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) under California law for failing to warn consumers that the chain’s new grilled chicken product contains a dangerous carcinogen. Independent laboratory tests show...