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32nd annual Indianapolis Heart Walk takeover at Victory Field

The American Heart Association is gearing up for its 32nd annual Indianapolis Heart Walk. The association invites survivors of heart disease, stroke and Indiana...

National Medical Association Elects Virginia A. Caine, MD as New President-Elect

Leading Infectious Diseases and Public Health Expert Takes the Helm of the Nation’s Oldest and Largest Organization for Black Doctors The National Medical Association (NMA), the...

Never alone: The unexplored depths of suicide

"I've faced suicide a few times in my life," said Indianapolis resident Taurean Taylor. "After the passing of my brother, I didn't know what...

The reality, research and future medicine for sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. In SCD, red blood cells become hard, sticky and c-shaped, or sickled, as opposed to the round and flexible shape of healthy cells.

The three-fold fight of environmental justice: Black advocates are already providing solutions, now they need support

Environmental justice issues are an “interwoven tapestry” of entities and people working together to solve problems within the United States. A new report from...

A data breach exposed private health information of more than 200,000 Medicaid clients in Indiana

By FARAH YOUSRY The private health information of more than 200,000 Medicaid clients in Indiana may have been exposed in a data breach that affected...

Hope for the Working Hungry

About 50 cars wrapped around the Crooked Creek Food Pantry building Sept. 1. When one car left, another took its place as volunteers helped...

Look for new mobile pantry around the city

Healthy and nutritious food can be major determining factors in chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer affecting many Americans. According to...

Community walk in downtown Indianapolis aims to heighten awareness about suicide

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will host the Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9 at Military Park in...

Too soon & not enough: The importance of life insurance

Clarence Coleman recently learned the importance of maintaining life insurance after his wife, Chelsea, died unexpectedly on Christmas Day 2022. The event left 31-year-old...

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