Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take urgent action to address the potential dangers of the asthma and allergy drug montekulast, known by the brand name Singulair. Singulair has been linked to harmful behavioral and mental health issues among children who use the drug […]

Heart Disease: A Silent Killer Amongst Black and Immigrant Women

Heart Disease: A Silent Killer Amongst Black and Immigrant Women

By Pearl Phillip February is recognized as Heart Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular health and promoting measures to prevent heart disease. During this month-long observance, various organizations, healthcare professionals, and communities come together to educate individuals about the risk factors associated with heart disease and encourage lifestyle changes that can […]

Protecting Individuals with Dementia from Wandering During the Winter: 4 Tips from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Protecting Individuals with Dementia from Wandering During the Winter: 4 Tips from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

NEW YORK (January 22, 2024)— To help families protect their loved ones with dementia from the potential dangers of wandering in cold winter areas, where frigid temperatures, snow, and ice create additional safety risks, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing four tips dementia family caregivers can use to reduce the chances of wandering and be […]

Holiday Health: Tips for a Merry and Healthy December

Holiday Health: Tips for a Merry and Healthy December

By Pearl Phillip Holiday season galore! December is filled with diverse cultural and religious celebrations that bring people together in a spirit of joy, reflection, and gratitude. From Christmas and Hanukkah to Kwanzaa and the winter solstice, each holiday carries its traditions, customs, and significance, enriching the tapestry of human experience. As the year draws […]

Black Women and Gestational Diabetes

Black Women and Gestational Diabetes

Being a mom of color puts you at a higher risk. By Pearl Phillip Abeba, a resilient immigrant from Ghana, embarked on a journey filled with dreams and aspirations upon arriving in Brooklyn, New York. Abeba’s journey was overwhelmed with joy and anticipation when she learned she was pregnant. She eagerly embarked on the journey […]

The New Approach to Ending Domestic Violence

The New Approach to Ending Domestic Violence

By Linda Nwoke Listen to our podcasts on Domestic Violence: Author, essayist and feminist Angela Davis speaks on the issue:  Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks on Green Card Slavery: Domestic violence is an age-long phenomenon that has persisted worldwide. Yet, it has not significantly received the attention required to change the statistics. Data shows that in […]