ACES and Domestic Violence

October was domestic violence awareness month, and perhaps no other correlation between domestic violence and an issue of tantamount importance to healthcare providers is more clearly defined than the one between domestic violence and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Domestic violence is largely defined as a “pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain [...]

By | 2017-12-09T14:34:13+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Health, Seniors, Wellness|0 Comments

Black Entrepreneur’s Weight Loss Company Helped Her to Lose 74 Pounds Without Exercise — Now She is Focused on Helping Others!

Philadelphia, PA — Chandra Harris is the co-founder of Fit, Firm, and Fabulous which produces the Extreme Weight Loss Protocol system. She started the company out of necessity. She knew that being overweight was causing most of the overall health concerns that she was dealing with. “At some point, you get sick and tired [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:10:57+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Adults, Health|0 Comments

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’

Hardly anyone knew of Henrietta Lacks’ life story prior to 2010. That year, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was released, and went on to become a New York Times best-seller. The biographical book told the story of a black woman born on a tobacco farm in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1920 who revolutionized medical research [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:21:51+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Adults, Health, Pregnancy|0 Comments