The challenge of stroke in America is still a sickness that many refuse to discuss and admit they have struggled with. May is stroke awareness month, and there are very small groups engaged in sharing their issues with the disease. Something is wrong with the healthcare system when so many Americans do not know the correct numbers for good high blood pressure numbers, and 80% of strokes are preventable.
As a Black man I had a stroke at 54, and there were at least 20 ways I could have avoided a stroke. My lack of knowledge was a determining factor of why I had a stroke. All Americans by the time they are 12 years old should know the importance, and what the numbers represent.
Most U.S. citizens remember the water crisis in Flint, Michigan that made national news headlines a few years ago. But recent research proves that Michigan isn’t the only state dealing with dangerous water. The states listed below are the top 10 states with the worst public water ratings across the country, based 2019 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Reports. Do you live here?
If your state is on the list, don’t worry — at the end of the article, there is a solution to improve the quality of your water at home and on the go.
By Attorney Jerry Girley On Friday (05/21/21), a majority white jury awarded a Black doctor $2.75 million after finding that AdventHealth, formally Florida Hospital, discriminated against him on his race. However, the struggle continues as AdventHealth has pledged to appeal this just verdict, and we are calling upon you to help.
Typically, when we think about the impacts and the targets of racism and discrimination, we think of police brutality in the inner city, or an unfair criminal justice system. Black people at the higher levels of society do not immediately come to mind.
By Darlene Hicks-Robinson About five years ago a group of doctors who worked in a hospice put their heads and hearts together because they wanted to help their patients be in less pain and more comfortable, mentally and physically during the last days of their lives, without giving them more chemically based medications.They also believed in natural herbs that have helped some of these issues for thousands of years.
By Roger Caldwell "Worse than being a liar or a narcissist, in addition he is paranoid, delusional and grandiose thinking and he proved that to the country the first day he was President. If Donald Trump really believes he had the largest crowd size in history, that's delusional," said Dr. Gartner who is also a founding member of Duty to Warn, an organization of mental health professionals who feel Trump is unfit to be president.