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June is Men’s Health Month and the month that fathers are honored.  We have decided to share a case study report featuring Dr. Byron Conner to honor him during this month.  Dr. Conner has been a tireless volunteer, serving the community for decades. Under the radar, Harvard University highlighted the Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC)…

Ingredients 1 pizza dough 1 jarred roasted red pepper 3 cloves garlic 8 baby bella mushrooms ¼ red onion ½ cup cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing dough 3 cups spinach, packed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt ¾ cup Organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes or Pizza Sauce 6 canned artichoke heart quarters 4 large leaves basil Directions Have pizza dough ready Place…

Ingredients 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. honey 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 jalapeño (sliced) 1 large bunch watercress 1 Granny Smith apple (thinly sliced) 1 large kiwi (peeled and sliced) 1 avocado (sliced) among plates 1 scallion (thinly sliced) vinaigrette dressing Directions In a bowl, whisk together 2…

This April 11-17, 2019 was the second annual Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW). The movement takes place in National Minority Health Month and is designed to raise awareness about Black maternal health in the United States. Through online activities and in-person events, the Campaign uses human rights, reproductive justice, and birth justice frameworks to amplify…

This was recently presented at a wellness event and we thought it would be good to share with the broader community. Good Afternoon!  It is wonderful to be here to talk about this important topic, during the 80th anniversary of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Women’s History month. In honor of the month I am…

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), about 80 percent of Black smokers prefer menthol cigarettes.  A study in 2013, found 9 out of 10 Black smokers pick menthol cigarettes. “Why do Black people love menthols so much?”  Comedian Dave Chappelle asked an actress playing a social worker during a sketch on his…

Many of us decided with the new year that we were going to lose weight, and exercise to be healthier.  That always sounds like a good idea, however; making it happen requires planning and hard work.  When we do something consistently for 30 days it become a habit.  That said, losing weight requires planned and…

In addition to being National Black History Month, February is also American Heart Month, a month to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease. Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the Black community, and our high rates of hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, and obesity increase the risk. Fortunately, these conditions…

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