Hawks executive Andrea Carter discusses mental health

The high-flying Atlanta Hawks are more than a basketball team in the NBA. They are also known for hosting events and programs which brings awareness to the community. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. During this month, the Hawks hosted a much anticipated event with Silence the Shame, Inc., which is a mental awareness non-profit […]

Silence the Shame and the Hawks empower youth during mental wellness event

Countless numbers of Americans cope with some form of mental maladies on a daily basis. Additionally, millions of young people contend with the reality of living silently with an array of mental conditions. And all too often people hide the emotional pain caused by mental health issues rather than suffer the stigma associated with having […]

Vaccination as an act of faith: Celebrate Easter by protecting against COVID

Faith and science are not opposing forces: they are two sides of the same coin that have saved countless lives throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The vaccinations that are protecting Californians as we enter the third year of battling this deadly virus are nothing short of miraculous and have given Christians new meaning to the edict […]

DeKalb County hosts vaccine event at SeaQuest at Stonecrest

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson hosted a COVID vaccine event at SeaQuest at Stonecrest Mall, the new land and sea adventure experience in Stonecrest, Georgia, December 16th.  SeaQuest is an aquarium combined with a petting zoo and recently opened at StoneCrest Mall. DeKalb residents ages 12 and older lined up to receive COVID vaccines and […]

DeKalb County 1st in Georgia offering $100 gift cards for vaccinations for kids

DeKalb County vaccinated 426 adults and children on Saturday, December 18th, at the Center for Pan Asian Community Services in Atlanta. Over 500 families turned out and stood in the rain for hours to get vaccinated and receive a $100 prepaid cash card for every shot. DeKalb County is the only county in the state […]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and Black Health Matters host virtual health summit

Black Health Matters is the world’s largest African American multi-channel health communications company. They provide focused solutions to improve the health outcomes of underserved communities and people of color. On July 13, Black Health Matters partnered with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. to produce Black Health’s biggest event! The summit focuses on achievine their ultimate […]

Be The Match® takes on the sickle cell crisis

Be The Match®, a global leader working every day to save lives through cellular therapy, is experiencing an unprecedented need for minority donors. Only 8% of donors in the Be The Match Registry® are African American. While too many potential donors—especially those of color—view the issue as one that is not particularly relevant to them, […]

Renowned educator Steve Perry offers tips for maintaining good mental health

Steve Perry, Ed.D., is an educator, bestselling author and the founder of Capital Preparatory Schools, a network of charter schools in Harlem and Bronx, New York, and Bridgeport, Connecticut. The schools are designed to provide historically disadvantaged students with the college and career readiness skills needed to become responsible and socially engaged citizens. For 30 […]

Sept 15: Join AARP+Health IQ for ‘Women’s Health and Wellness’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Women’s Health & Wellness on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Angela F. Ford, PHD, MSW, Chief Program Officer, Black Women’s Health Imperative; Denise Pines, MBA, CEO, President of the Medical Board of California; and Gail A. McDonald, MD, Board […]

Sept 8: Join AARP+Health IQ for ‘Love and laughter during a global pandemic’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Love and Laughter During a Global Pandemic on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Loni Love, EMMY Winning Talk Show Host, author and comedienne; Rodney Perry, self-proclaimed “Hardest Working Man in Comedy”, actor and producer; and Guy Torry, amazing actor and […]

Sept 1: Join AARP+Health IQ for ‘Why Media Matters When Talking About COVID-19’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Why Media Matters When Talking About COVID-19 on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Mikki K. Harris, Multimedia Journalist, with special interest in documentary storytelling; Vickie Gogo, Partner, Multicultural Communications, at ICF Next, a global communications and consultancy agency; and […]

Aug. 25: Join AARP+Health IQ for a discussion on ‘Schools and COVID-19’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Schools and COVID-19 on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Dr. Sandra Brown, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Allied Health, Southern University and Co-Chair of the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, appointed by Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards; […]

Join AARP+Health IQ for a discussion on ‘Telemedicine: The New Norm’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Telemedicine: The New Norm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Dr. Debra Furr-Holden, Epidemiologist, Associate Dean for Public Health and Director of the Division of Public Health at the Michigan State University; Dr. Karissa Culbreath, PhD in Microbiology and […]

AARP + Health IQ: How to address health disparities at 6 p.m. Aug. 11

Join rolling out and AARP for an important health discussion on How to Address Health Disparities at 6 p.m. (EST ) Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Featured panelists include Tamika Knox, M.D., a board-certified family and sports medicine physician; Paula D. Cunningham, state director of AARP Michigan; and Dave Montgomery, Ph.D., a board-certified cardiologist. Tune in […]

AARP + Health IQ: Black Family Health

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Black Family Health on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, 1/3 of famed girl group “TLC” and founder of Tionne Wellness; Mathew Knowles, Ph.D., music executive, author, fighter and survivor; and Dr. Frita McRae Fisher, founder and […]

AARP + Health IQ: ‘What You Need to Know About Music and Your Brain Health’

Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Brain Health & Music: “What You Need to Know About Music and Your Brain” on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Doug E. Fresh, Rapper, VP of Entertainment at Hip Hop Public Health; Charles Jenkins, Multi-Award-Winning music producer and Gospel […]

Drs. Jeffrey Hines and Chirag Patel of WellStar discuss COVID-19

Dr. Jeffrey Hines is the lead gynecologic oncologist with WellStar Health System in Atlanta as well as the medical director for diversity, inclusion and health equity. We spoke with Hines on our HealthIQ broadcast along with Dr. Chirag Patel, the assistant vice president for population health and clinical integration at WellStar. Both broke down some […]

Don’t miss the next ‘rolling out’ Health IQ town hall forum with Munson Steed

Join rolling out for a live Health IQ Town Hall Forum with Dr. Ian Smith, Dr. Kenyatta W. Stephens, and Dr. Olajide Williams. Dr. Smith is a New York Times best-selling author. Dr.  Stephens a highly-skilled, infectious disease epidemiologist and Dr. Williams is the co-founder of Hip Hop Public Health (HHPH) and chief of staff of […]

Trainer Dolvett Quince discusses diabetes and fitness in the Black community

Dolvett Quince is a New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, celebrity fitness trainer and personal development expert. He is best known for being a trainer on NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser.” As a part of rolling out‘s HealthIQ initiative, we spoke with Quince about the importance of community and accountability to exercise and […]

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