CEO Auntjuan Wiley celebrates AIDS Walk’s 11th anniversary

Auntjuan Wiley is the CEO of AIDS Walk South Dallas Inc. The mission of the organization is to empower all persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS through prevention, advocacy, education, peer support, linkage to care, and emergency financial assistance. Wiley held the celebration of the organization’s 11th anniversary on June 25 and spoke with […]

Content creator Kalen Allen discusses taking part in new HIV campaign

Kalen Allen is a viral YouTuber and actor who has appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Allen was a part of the “Me in You, You in Me” campaign, which aimed to bring communities together to de-stigmatize, normalize, and catalyze open conversations around HIV prevention. Allen spoke with rolling out about his role in the […]

Studies show that chemical in Black hair products can increase cancer risk

A recent study indicates that hair and beauty products marketed to Black women contain toxic chemicals that are not only linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, but can also fuel the spread of cancer cells in Black women compared to those of White women. On June 13, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in […]

Attorney Corey Minor Smith shares strategies to help others with mental health

Corey Minor Smith is an attorney, author of the book #Driven, and founder of Corey Empowers and the Driven U Community. Smith, who experienced her mother deal with mental illness when she was young, has since been lending a helping hand to build awareness of mental health issues and what it means for individuals and particularly […]

If you recently bought strawberries, throw them out; here’s why

If you recently bought strawberries, you need to think twice about eating them. Health officials are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in the United States and Canada that could possibly be linked to organic strawberries. Hepatitis A is a contagious virus that could cause liver disease and is caused by contaminated food or water. […]

Tomeka Cherry and Dr. Juan Lacayo discuss the impact of migraines

Tomeka Cherry is a social media influencer and travel enthusiast who has a history of suffering from migraine headaches that have disrupted her daily activities. Dr. Juan C. Lacayo is a board-certified neurologist trained in Georgia, who founded Alcovy Neurology in Atlanta in 2011. Dr. Lacayo treats patients with all types of neurological issues and […]

7 powerful mental health tips for Black people

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness in the lives of Americans and celebrating those who are recovering from mental illness. The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health reports that Black adults in the United States are more likely […]

Black women are still dying from childbirth in 2022; why?

Black women in Los Angeles County are four times more likely to die because of pregnancy and its complications than women of any other race. In one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Black mothers are dying from preventable causes at rates that continue to rise. With all the medical and technological advancements that […]

Jamie Foster Brown attends grand opening of ‘DOPE Healing’ in McDonough, Georgia

Keisha Brown, owner of D.O.P.E. (doing only positive energy) Healing held the grand opening of her brick and mortar location at 600 Westridge Parkway in Mcdonough, Georgia on April 15, 2022. This facility is a luxury concierge nursing service that offers B12 shots, IV hydration therapy,  vitamin treatments, rapid Covid testing, cpr training, and a […]

Dr. Melissa Clarke gives insight on the next potential vaccine method

Dr. Melissa E. Clarke is the co-founder of the Black Coalition against COVID, a principal on D.C. Health Department’s Committee for Safe and Equitable Vaccine Distribution, serves as medical adviser to the Leadership Council on Healthy Communities, and is an originator of their Virtual Health Ministry. Recently, Clarke spoke to rolling out about the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Dr. Katherine Brown’s love for community is helping to save lives

One thing the past two years have shown us is that life is not only short but precious. So, when given the opportunity to save a life, one should lend a helping hand but may not have the know-how. Dr. Katherine Brown has been helping raise awareness and educate communities across the country on how […]

DeKalb County continues incentivized vaccinations as 2nd boosters arrive

DeKalb County, Georgia, continued its incentivized set of vaccines on April 2, 2022, at Pleasantdale Elementary. At the event, Clare Schexnyder, DeKalb County Commission Vaccine Response liasion, spoke with rolling out about the county’s continued effort to get residents vaccinated. With mask restrictions being lifted across the country and the number of COVID hospitalizations decreasing, […]

Rachel Mangrum’s 100-pound weight loss journey birthed her wellness business

Rachel Mangrum is a certified colon hydrotherapist who provides a variety of cleansing, wellness, healing and detoxification services. She was inspired to enter this line of work based on her personal wellness journey. She shared her journey with rolling out in order to empower other women to lead healthier and happier lives. Please let our […]

Yale graduate student Nassim Ashford working to reduce Blacks’ health disparities

Nassim Ashford is a native of Atlanta and is a current master’s of public health (MPH) candidate at the Yale School of Public Health, concentrating in social and behavioral sciences. Black millennials such as Ashford are set to change the world, being educated and socially conscious at the same time. Showcasing the visions of Black millennial graduate […]

A medical nightmare resulted in a dream business for Kentaya Beeler

If turning lemons into lemonade were a person, it would be Kentaya Beeler. In 2009, Beeler learned she had a brain tumor and needed surgery. Like most patients, she was nervous but felt there was no choice but to trust her doctor. Unfortunately, trusting her doctor almost cost Beeler her life. She ended up being […]

Dr. Lynae Brayboy shares why ‘Clue’ is the go-to source for period tracking

As a result of working in hospital settings and the health care industry, Dr. Lynae Brayboy has helped Clue evolve into the go-to source for women at every reproductive stage; from puberty to menopause. Specifically, she provides a clinical perspective on how Clue can address the unmet requirements of women and how the tool delivers […]

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