Tag African-American

We Salute Public Health Pioneer: Dr. Joycelyn Elders

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, 16th Surgeon General of the United States of America Joycelyn Elders, the first person in the state of Arkansas to become board certified in pediatric endocrinology, was the sixteenth Surgeon General of the United States, the first African American and only the second woman to head the U.S. Public Health…

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It’s Time to PAUSE…for Diabetes Prevention & Awareness

Kovler Diabetes Center & Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP presents It”s time to PAUSE again from shopping, cleaning, hair appointments and watching t.v. to talk about … DIABETES PREVENTION & AWARENESS! A Reality Check -According to the American Diabetes Association: -Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems that the African American community…

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