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    Dr.  Daniel Hale Williams, III Surgeon       February is both Black History Month and Heart Month.  It also marks eight years for the Colorado Black Health Collaborative’s Barbershop/Salon Health Outreach Program (BBSHOP).  This Program was started in February 2012 and is a collaborative effort with organizations like the American Heart Association…

“If you know whence you came there is really no limit to where you can go.”  James Baldwin The University of Colorado School of Medicine was launched in 1883.   The new medical school, despite the sentiments about co-ed medical education at the time, did offer medical school admission to “all persons of either sex.”  There…

Picture is from unsplash @veganliftz   People might think that detox should be done only when something is wrong.  I have wondered why this is a popular opinion, and it surprises me that we often believe that we have to wait until something is wrong before we decide to fix it. Here’s my little sermon…

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be recognized on February 7th,2020 and while the height of the AIDS epidemic has passed, it is still an important topic of discussion.  As with many health issues, the Black community is disproportionally impacted by HIV/AIDS.  Blacks only account for 4% of the population but 14.7% of those living…

The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) had a busy 2019.  We had the Block Party, Health Forums, Barbershop/Salon Program Screenings, Mentoring and more…  All these events/activities and programs were designed with the community in mind.  Bill Bellamy joined us in October for our second annual Gala and had us all laughing.  He implored us to…

Happy Holidays! The Colorado Black Health Collaborative would like to share this recipe with you. we hope you have some time off during Christmas or new years so you can try this recipe.           This Delicious Winter Chili Recipe Makes 10 servings. Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 6 1/4-9 1/4 hours Course: Dinner…

This version of a Southern staple features less saturated fat and sodium while highlighting the health benefits of 2 key ingredients: fish and collard greens. The American Heart Association recommends eating 2 servings of fish per week. For added benefit, try substituting a fatty fish such as trout. Fattier fish have higher levels of omega-3…

After the Susan G. Komen’s MORE THAN PINK Walk® in Colorado, the community was reminded of the prevalence of breast cancer.  Information circulated by Susan G. Komen leading up to the race stated that “every two minutes someone is diagnosed with breast cancer” and “every sixty seconds, someone in the world dies of breast cancer”…

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