Black Women Need to Know Values of Breast Feeding

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON - August is National Breastfeeding Month and health officials are encouraging women to consider the positive health benefits of using the...

Extreme Heat Dangerous for the Elderly

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The dog days of August are approaching and Texas needs to be prepared for heat-related illnesses, especially among the...

Physician Of The Week – Dr. Alan Rodney

Dr. Alan Rodney a native of New Orleans, Louisiana who is in private practice with Texas Oncology, PA at the Deke Slayton Cancer Center. He...

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...

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...

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...

MD Anderson Nurse-Oncologist Receives Hospital’s Highest Nursing Honor

HOUSTON- For Diane Barber,  June 9 was not just another work day. She came in and in her own special way carried out her...

National HIV Testing Day: Get Tested & Take Control

Story by Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON – National HIV Testing Day is coming June 27, 2014 and Legacy Community Health Services encourages community members to get tested, know their status and learn...

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....

Stroke ~ You Never Think It Can Happen to You You Never Think It...

May is National Stroke Awareness Month; Memorial Hermann Southwest  Hospital Urges You to Learn the Signs Today “It’s ironic a few years before my stroke,...