Health

SAN DIEGO BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION, INC. (SDBNA)

Laura Johnson, RNC, SDBNA Contributing Writer Over the past 2 years, SDBNA’s President, Ethel Weekly-Avant, has sought to charter new territories in healthcare, wellness and...

San Diego Black Health Associates convenes Pathways to Resilience Community Forum

On October 29, 2016 close to 100 community members and activist participated in a community forum to discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences and pathways to...

Are Breast Cancer Deaths Declining Among Black Women? Yes, and Here’s Why

Although Black women have a higher rate of getting breast cancer before age 45 and are more likely to die from breast cancer at...

Why Low Income Students on Food Stamps Do Better in School

A recent study by The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities showed that low-income children who are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits,...

Local Advocate hosts ‘Strength, Courage and Wisdom’ Forum Against Domestic Violence

By Edward Henderson October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The epidemic has been prevalent for decades and plastered on the national consciousness due to the...