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Campaign to Combat Health Disparities in the Black Community

First of its Kind PSA Campaign to Combat Health Disparities in the African American Community   Dallas, TX (December 4, 2020) — VNR1 Communications today announced a partnership with the African American Wellness Project (AAWP) to release a nationally syndicated PSA campaign on the health issues that disproportionately affect the Black community. This partnership was …

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PSA Campaign to Combat Health Disparities

#NNPA BlackPress The African American Wellness Project Partners with VNR1 Communications in PSA Campaign to Combat Health Disparities in the African American Community   The African American Wellness Project (AAWP) has announced a partnership with VNR1 Communications to release a nationally syndicated Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign on the health issues that disproportionately affect the Black community. According to …

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Black scientist at ‘forefront’ of creating Covid vaccine

Anthony Fauci has praised the work of Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American scientist who the leading US public health expert said was “at the forefront” of the development of a leading coronavirus vaccine. In a conversation about mistrust of Covid-19 vaccines among Black people in an online forum with the National Urban League, Fauci said …

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How Can I Practice Better Self Care as a Parent?

It’s a balancing act …   Leesha E.C., MD, MPH Critically acclaimed author, feminist, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde boldly stated, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It is self-preservation, and this is an act of political warfare.” Whoa! Cue the mic drop. For so many of us, self-care indeed means bubble baths, mani-pedis, …

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Oakland physicians on COVID-19

How community health centers are serving Oakland through the crisis A ‘virtual roundtable’ with public-health experts from La Clínica de la Raza, the African American Wellness Project and Roots Community Health Center https://player.vimeo.com/video/406321531The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for front line healthcare workers across Oakland. But emergency-room nurses aren’t the only ones scrambling to …

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6 Signs You Have An Autoimmune Disease

Lupus. Multiple sclerosis. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Sjogren’s syndrome. Rheumatoid arthritis. Autoimmune hepatitis. Celiac disease. Crohn’s disease. Juvenile-onset diabetes. Most people are surprised to learn that these are all examples of autoimmune diseases. Although these diseases are common and relevant, it is usually not until celebrities announce that they have been stricken with an autoimmune disease that …

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5 Symptoms Like An STD, But It Could Be Something Else

There are a few common health issues that almost every person will experience in her lifetime. Burning during urination, changes in vaginal discharge for women and certain smells are usually associated with STDs, but the following issues can occur without sexual activity occurring. And during your regular brushing you may see things that may cause …

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VNR1 partners with AAWP to Combat Health Disparities

VNR1 Communications Partners with The African American Wellness for First of its Kind PSA Campaign to Combat Health Disparities in the African American Community Dallas, TX (December 3, 2020) — VNR1 Communications today announced a partnership with the African American Wellness Project (AAWP) to release a nationally syndicated PSA campaign on the health issues that …

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What happens if Obamacare is overturned?

The Supreme Court will decide whether Obamacare is constitutional. Here’s what would change if it’s repealed. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments regarding the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, to determine if the individual mandate that requires people in the US to have health insurance is constitutional. If the justices decide that …

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5 Tips for Lifelong Healthy Habits – Doctor-Approved

  From eating smaller, more frequent meals to moving like a kid, these tips will help you lead a healthier lifestyle. Before bidding the twenty-tens goodbye, chances are you drafted a list of New Year’s resolutions that included exercising regularly and eating more healthfully. Now, with the new decade in full swing, there’s a good …

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