Understanding Medical Data Breaches

 

canstockphoto24985079Medical data breaches are constantly in the news.  According to iHealthBeat.org 1 in 10 U.S. residents have been impacted by a medical data breach. It is highly likely that millions of African-Americans have been the victim of a medical data breach and probably don’t know it.… Read more...

Smartphone Medicine

Your smartphone can help keep you healthy. Self-diagnosis, though not always a good idea, has become easier and more accurate with the emergence of medical apps for the smartphone. Smartphone apps can monitor your overall health and vital signs, monitor chronic conditions, help find medical insurance, affordable or even free prescriptions, help you speak with and even summon a doctor to your bedside, help dementia patients and even manage the responsibility of the caring for elderly family members.… Read more...

What to Know Before Undergoing Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an advanced process of facial skin rejuvenation that can reduce facial flaws and imperfections.

Its positive effects have been proven by scientific research and are considered safe by medical professionals, medical associations, and government regulations. Today, more and more people are utilizing this process to look healthier, younger, and stress-free.… Read more...

Meet Me In The Lobby: Activists Remember Michael Brown, Fraternity’s First Gathering & Academy Promotes Technology and Social Justice

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Meet Me In The Lobby: Rally for Peace, Future National Urban League Hosts, African Americans and Medical School Study

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Meet Me In The Lobby: Sorority Mourns Death of Sandra Bland, NAACP Starts Vermont Branch,NABHOOD and Bermuda Tourism

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Understanding Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain is characterized by long term swelling, pain, and sensitivity in either or both knees. The knee joint is most vulnerable to damage and pain because it takes the full weight of your body.

You are more likely to experience knee pain as you get older, but you may also be susceptible to it due to excessive weight or athletic activity (e.g.: running).… Read more...

Meet Me In The Lobby: AKAs to Promote Mental Illness Awareness, National Bankers Association Speaks Out, National Baptist Convention Leadership and Church Security

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