www.blackdoctor.org   Lupus is an autoimmune disease that attacks the healthy tissues inside of your body. Unlike HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) where the immune system is underactive, lupus causes your immune system to be overactive. When your immune system is working at...
www.okpolicy.org     We spoke with Elizabeth Nichols, an attorney who has worked extensively with the emerging cannabis industry in Oklahoma and nearby states. With Oklahomans voting in just two weeks on State Question 788 to legalize medical cannabis, Nichols shared her...
By Eagle Newswire     The Tulsa Health Department will honor James O. Goodwin’s remarkable 50 years of service to the Tulsa City-County Board of Health at a special reception on Friday, June 15 at Gilcrease Museum. Goodwin was initially appointed to the...
www.theconversation.com By Kimya N. Dennis     As a sociologist and criminologist, I often do community outreach on mental health prevention. I urge organizations and programs to avoid “one size fits all” approaches. There are many ways that mental health issues can impact individuals,...
By Fred L. Jones Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Dr. Anita Williams joins the Westview Medical Clinic as a new provider. Dr. Anita has resided in the Tulsa community for 47 years. She graduated from McLain High School in 1988. She completed...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma begins in the basal cells, a type of cell within the skin that produces new skin cells as old ones die off. Basal...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Clarissa Hamlin A historically Black university in Louisiana is trying to make its mark in the medical marijuana industry. Southern University and Agricultural and Medicinal College in Baton Rouge will launch a medical marijuana program after a contract with Advanced Biomedics,...
www.theplayerstribune.com   There are few platforms as powerful as those belonging to athletes. To that end, we have collected together the stories about mental health that players have written for TPT. In putting all this content in one place, our goal...
www.washingtonpost.com By Tracy Jan  Email the author Fair-housing advocates planned to file a lawsuit early Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and HUD Secretary Ben Carson for suspending an Obama-era rule requiring communities to examine and address barriers to...
www.afsp.org     May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year, we at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are focusing our attention on having a #RealConvo about mental health. We’ve learned through a recent Harris Poll that 89 percent of...