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African American Wellness Project

Empowering African Americans to improve health outcomes and promote wellness.

AAWP Delivers  — Answers You Need

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AAWP Delivers  — Health Information You Can Trust

Our mission is to  improve the health of the African-American community by serving as a megaphone for trusted information that enables and encourages African Americans to better navigate the healthcare system, advocate for themselves, and receive improved care, regardless of insurance or circumstances.

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AAWP Events This Week

We Are Proud to Announce  —  AAWP & Healthwise Partnership

AAWP is proud to announce our partnership with Healthwise. This partnership allows us to bring you the most accurate up to date online health resource in the U.S.. Now you can get reliable, vetted answers to your health questions.  We provide information you need to make better healthcare decisions.

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We never sell or rent your information.


Health Answers For You

We have them…

AAWP is proud to offer the Healthwise Medical Knoweldgebase, with doctor-recommended content and tools that help prepare patients for their appointments and show them how to better manage their medical care. Trusted, high quality, unbiased health information.

SYMPTOM CHECKER

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The AAWP – Healthwise Symptom Checker is designed with a body map to help you understand what your medical symptoms could mean, and provide you with the trusted information.

Who has the problem?

Just click on the button below — choose either the man, woman or child and follow the prompts and answer the questions .

How to get the most out of medical appointments   —  This Is How We Do It

We will be providing tip sheets about things you should do and questions you should ask during medical appointments. We want to empower you with knowledge, so that you can get the best care possible for you and your family.

National
Prostate Cancer
Month

 How common is prostate cancer in Black males?

“Black men are 50% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetime and twice as likely to die from the disease,” says Dr. Kantoff.

Black men should get a prostate cancer screening at 45 years, rather than the recommended 55 years of age, according to a recent study led by researchers from UW Medicine and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center.

Learn more by clicking on the links below:

Dr. Lenoir’s Clinical Notes

AAWP Online and On-air Nationwide
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We believe that health disparities will continue to exist, only if we allow them to continue. We have to step up and take the lead.


Our impact
AAWP focuses on those tools that you need to get the best quality healthcare regardless of insurance or circumstance.
OUR MISSION

 To direct resources (dollars, services, information etc.) towards empowering the African American Community to improve health outcomes and promote wellness.

In partnership with VNR1 Communications, AAWP produces Health Information Public Service Announcements

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