The Summer Heat Wave Has Officially Hit Texas Red Cross Tips for Surviving the Texas Summer Heat

TEXAS, July 26, 2016— The dreaded summer heat wave is officially here, and Texans everywhere can feel it. With temperatures reaching in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit, Texans need to take precautionary measures to beat the heat. Each summer thousands of people suffer from heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke. Listening to the…

Free Health & Wellnes Symposium for African American Women Hosted by American Heart Association

GO RED GIRLFRIEND BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO PUT THEIR HEART HEALTH FIRST HOUSTON – To raise awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death for African American women, the American Heart Association (AHA) and African American Leadership Circle (AALC) hosted Go Red Girlfriend, a three day health and wellness event.  The event kicked…

SISTERS NETWORK® INC. FOUNDER INDUCTED AS HONORARY MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED

Houston, Texas—July 18, 2016 —Breast cancer champion and 23-year survivor, Karen E. Jackson, Founder and CEO, Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is among five dynamic women who were recently inducted as Honorary Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated during the Sorority’s biennial conference in Atlanta, GA.  The honorary induction led by International President Dororthy Buckhanan…

LOCAL DENTIST SPONSORS DENTAL FESTIVAL FOR HUNDREDS OF HOUSTON AREA FAMILIES ON SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016. FREE DENTAL CLEANINGS AND EXAMS AND BACK PACKS FILLED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES

HOUSTON, TX. –  Dr. KaRon Y. Wade and Houston Medi-Dent (a non-profit organization) host a First Annual Dental Festival on Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Downtown Houston at St Joseph Medical Plaza 2101 Crawford Street 10am – 3pm.  Hundreds of children and their families are invited to participate in free dental cleanings, exams, HIV and…

Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion, or the lack thereof in Texas, has been become a dangerous political game in the Texas Legislature on Congress Street in Austin. But to the people on Main Street throughout the Lone Star State, adequate health care coverage for the poor isn’t about Republicans vs. Democrats, conservatives vs. liberals. To them, it’s about…

SISTERS NETWORK® INC. APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT

Houston, TX. June 27, 2016 —Shawntell L. McWilliams has been named Vice President of SistersNetwork®Inc. (SNI), the only national African American breast cancer survivor-run organization in the United States. McWilliams previously served as National Strategic Partnerships Manager. In her new role as Vice President, McWilliams is responsible for overseeing planning and execution of national programs…