Medicaid Expansion – When, Not If

By Honorable Garnet Coleman  When Republican states decided not to expand Medicaid, they didn’t hurt President Obama or the federal government; they hurt themselves. A...

Physician Of The Week – Karla Nadine Vital, M.D.

Dr. Karla Nadine Vital is a triple board certified physician in the Southeast Houston area who is dedicated to providing outstanding medical care. Her practice...

Heart Disease Still Major Threat to African-American Women

Heart Disease Still Major Threat to African-American Women Her name is Rhonda and she shares a personal account that is both an eye-opener and a...

Health Care Law Contraceptive Coverage Requirement

By Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee The contraceptive coverage requirement in the Affordable Care Act furthers the compelling governmental interests in promoting public health and gender...

Massage Therapy: The Original Anti-Depressant

by Ebony S. Muhammad, Massage & Spa Therapist According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Blacks are less likely to suffer from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)...

Victims of Homicide Due to Gun Violence

There are no words to express the horror of the senseless violence today at a place that should be a safe place of learning....

Talk to a Nurse for Free, Around-the-Clock in the Greater Houston area

HOUSTON- Anyone living in the greater Houston area is now able to talk directly with a registered nurse, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week by calling the new...

Diabetes: African-Americans Must Take This Health Thief Seriously

Story by: Darwin Campbell,African-American News&Issues HOUSTON-It is one of the most prevalent, yet ignored serious medical conditions facing African-American today. Houston Family Physician Dr. Demetris A....

How to Master Your Emotions

by Ebony S. Muhammad Whether we realize it or not, emotions play a very significant role in our stress level and ability to decrease stress in...

Black Men Should Not Procrastinate About the Prostate

Story by Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- Prostate cancer is the most common cancer after skin cancer in men in the United States. It is something...