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Routine mammograms can save lives

The Center for Disease Control released its latest Vital Signs Report this April. The report covered what the CDC calls “Health-Related Social Needs,” which...

Affordable Housing Initiative Helps Recruit, Retain Black Teachers in Education

INDIANAPOLIS: The Educate ME Foundation is assisting Black educators achieve homeownership through its Teacherville initiative. This program aims to reduce the barriers to homeownership...

Thanksgiving Dinner: Tips and tricks for a safe and waste free holiday

Food is arguably one of the most important parts of the holiday season.  As families start to gather and spend more time in the kitchen,...

Local organizations partner to raise awareness during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Lead poisoning is a public health issue that has affected people tremendously since the Industrial Revolution. Many people, specifically children, face lead-filled dangers daily....

Community Hospital East offering free flu shots

According to the CDC, Black and Hispanic people have consistently had higher rates of severe flu outcomes from 2009-2019.

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.

CDC declaration on racism an important step, experts say 

Now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director has called racism a “serious public health threat,” public health experts are watching...
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