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Respected longtime Chicago Area HIV Specialist to see patients at AHF’s Hyde Park and South Side locations (Black PR Wire) CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today announces that Danica Wilson, MD has joined its Chicago healthcare provider team. She will be serving patients at AHF’s Hyde Park Healthcare Center at 1515 E. 52nd Place and its South Side location at 2600 S. Michigan Ave that also includes a Wellness Clinic for walk-in STD testing.
We’re working to Make Healthy Happen Miami! The Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade has enhanced their online experience with the development and launch of their all new website, www.healthymiamidade.org. The new and improved user friendly site has been redesigned to provide users with easy access to essential information and resources on healthy living. Created with the user in mind, the new website is clean and inviting and features bright, vibrant and flavourful imagery. In addition, it features improved navigation and functionality, and is compatible with all web browsers and mobile devices.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MIRAMAR, FL – Mayor Wayne Messam will host his annual FREE 3K Run/Walk Health Fair and Yoga Fair on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025. Participants can expect an activity-filled day, health screenings, food demonstrations and tastings by trained chefs, giveaways and more promoting an active, healthier lifestyle with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Aetna Healthcare, Comcast Cable, Whole Foods, Waste Pro, Body Renue, among many.
Detroit, MI– Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) presents its 7th National Seminar, “Beyond the Mom: Reframing the Approach to Maternal Care” on Friday, October 14, 2016, 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. This is a full day conference that takes place at Henry Ford Hospital, Education and Research Auditorium, 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202. The seminar has received the support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan WIC, MI Home Visiting Initiative, Maternal Infant Health Program, and Henry Ford Health Systems.
Yet New Survey Shows 94% of Americans Don’t Know This.  NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 29, 2016–The Lisa Colagrossi Foundation (TLCF) revealed new survey findings about the African American population to help guide the focus of brain aneurysm education in the African American community. In addition to the startling lack of awareness re: the higher risk levels, 90 percent of Americans ages 18+ can’t fully identify what a brain aneurysm is and 30% don’t believe you can do anything about it. This is truly problematic for the African American population as they are not only at a higher risk, but peak incidence of ruptures occurs a decade earlier than other populations.
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