Browsing Archive May, 2015

Give Your Feet a Treat

Give Your Feet a Treat

Whether you are a guy with a hectic schedule or you have a more laid back lifestyle, comfortable shoes are a must-have. "I received a complimentary pair of Samuel Hubbard shoes for review, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company’s.” When I received my size 13 Boot-Up Espresso ...

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The Talk: Black Dads to Black Sons

The Talk: Black Dads to Black Sons

If you are the parent or guardian of a black male child, you will need to have “the talk”. This talk is not a “sex talk” but the “survival talk”. Events from Ferguson to Baltimore continue to unfold with irrefutable evidence of hostile systemic law enforcement attitude and fatal actions towards black males. This ...

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Causes of Death: State by State

Causes of Death: State by State

The CDC has published a color-coded map outlining the most "distinctive" causes of death for each of the 50 U.S. states. The resulting map depicts a variety of distinctive causes of death based on a wide range of number of deaths, from 15,000 deaths from HIV in Florida to 679 deaths from tuberculosis in Texas to 22 ...

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Equity Summit CA

Equity Summit CA

Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity By 2043, people of color will be the majority population in the United States. To realize our nation’s full potential, the choices we make today—about education, transportation, infrastructure, the justice system, health, jobs—must emerge from the ...

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. During May, CDC and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations to get tested. Between ...

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