By Dr. Patricia Maryland (NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist) Diversity is good for communities, companies and our nation. A plurality of viewpoints, experiences and beliefs has the potential to foster both understanding and innovation. And in the healthcare field, the need for diversity is evident every day. Providers in the U.S. serve people from all walks […]
By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers “All human life deserves respect, yet I think most of us in this country and our world have forgotten or overlooked a large and often voiceless section of our community: frail, older persons.” Marcy Cottrell Houle learned that lesson after walking through Alzheimer’s with her father—and various […]
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, arguably the most overrated U.S. president in history, there they go again. They, of course, are Republicans in the House of Representatives. And they are going after President Obama yet again, this time over his use of executive orders, presidential directives that have been issued […]
“Them that’s got shall get, them that’s not shall lose…” Or we believe that’s the way the song goes. We don’t begrudge anyone making money, but this is just like with political contributions—folks don’t give out freebies just to give out freebies; there’s always a cost on the back end of a “free” lunch. Again, […]
Hmmmm. No need for healthcare reform, eh? Once again, here’s evidence that we live in an oligarchy driven world. Freedom, power, even healthcare are available to all—all who have money, that is. This is not to say that corporations shouldn’t make money given what they invest in research but when the cure is reserved only […]
According AAHA member Gene Butler, the annual ball is the group’s primary means to raise scholarship funds for young African Americans enrolled in various healthcare programs—medicine, dental, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy and other related healthcare practitioner fields.