HOUSE CALLS No matter what medical condition that you may be experiencing with your breast, just remember, there are still many areas of your breast that are normal and must be maintained in good health. All you have to do is change your lifestyle and take charge of your life. First of all, remember, you […]
HOUSE CALLS I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience that I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall. After a summer of building food for the tree so that it can endure the cold months, the leaves seem to say, I am going to show […]
State legislators set to collaborate with faith-based, medical, academic, and patient communities to combat depression Indianapolis–Amidst recent reports of the connections between mental illness and large-scale acts of violence, Black lawmakers from across the United States shall convene at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators’ (NBCSL) 20th Annual Black Dialogue on Health on October […]
HOUSE CALLS I hope that this article is not misleading. I am not writing about doctors who take care of the ears or doctors who give eye care. More importantly, I hope to relate the importance of ear doctors who listen and take a good medical and social history from a patient versus the eye […]
Last week, we looked at the Beyond Basic Assistance program offered by the Fort Wayne Urban League. Today, we will take a step back to discover why such programs, which are critical to so many people in our community, are also so under-funded.
FORT WAYNE—Dr. Thomas Gutwein, chair of the Matthew 25 Board of Directors, recently announced a leadership transition at Matthew 25. The organization’s current CEO/Director Nancy Schenkel, is scheduled to retire on Sept. 27. Gutwein said that the last 14 years, Schenkel has been a wonderful leader and a compassionate custodian of Matthew 25’s mission and […]
When a 15-year-old Georgia resident was denied an opportunity to get on the heart transplant list, allegedly because of his lifestyle, the dark underbelly of the transplant system was exposed. A thinly-veiled overriding determining factor seemed exposed—who lives and who dies depends on who has the money.
Getting help in our community by Denise Porter-Ross Leathers Both Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou often refer to the quote, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you KNOW better, DO better.” That expression describes well the Beyond Basic Assistance program that the Fort Wayne Urban League has offered for the past […]
HOUSE CALLS by Dr. Gerald Deas I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance, where a high calorie meal is not followed by a higher calorie sweeter than sweet dessert. This combination of foods and desserts seems to get folks up into an “electric slide” attitude, thinking that they […]