Friday, August 19, 2022

Health/Healthcare

By Shervin Assari, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) Many Americans deeply believe that people should pull themselves up by their bootstraps. After all, individual responsibility is a core American value. Too much emphasis on an individual’s responsibility, however, may result in...
By J. Dylan Sandifer, High Ground News There is a major change underway in how patients are treated at the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital pediatric clinic. Pediatricians at Le Bonheur, who see 95,000 outpatient visits annually, ask their young patients...
Rhodes College’s new president, Dr. Marjorie Hass, is the 2018 Race for the Cure honorary chairperson. Last Saturday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, she shared her story of dealing with breast cancer during the 2018 Susan G. Komen...
It would be difficult – no, impossible – to overstate how humbly and effectively Dr. Lori Wilson delivered what essentially was the keynote address during a gathering at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis last Saturday afternoon. “I am a breast...
Church Health, a faith-based, non-profit organization that provides medical care and whole-health services to individuals with little or no access to affordable healthcare, will host its inaugural Giving Day on August 28. For more than 30 years, Church Health has provided care...
Flint, Mich., still doesn’t have clean water and as the fallout and repercussions of the scandal continue, on Monday, a judge ordered Nick Lyon, the director of Michigan’s Health and Human Services Department, to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter...
By Cole Bradley, High Ground News According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 7,000 Memphians living with HIV and AIDS. The Memphis MSA ranks No. 6 in the nation among all metro areas for the highest rate...
Yoga is widely practiced for health benefits, stress relief and pain relief. Originating in Northern India, yoga can be defined as a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, including breath control, simple meditation and the adoption of specific bodily postures. According...
The Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF) kicked off Donate Life ECHO (Every Community Has Opportunity to Donate Life) with a summer movie screening series at local churches to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation in multicultural communities. The national campaign,...
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