Monthly Archives: April 2012

Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children Resists Treatment

Original article can be found at nytimes.com Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the … Continue reading

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A Quote from Dr. Robert Evans

“History will look back at how we allowed the Jamaica Queens community to die while the legislative body toyed with healthcare reform” – Dr. Robert Evans

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Peninsula Hospital may have a Buyer

Original article posted at QChron.com A Jamaica group wants to purchase the recently closed Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway, revamp the facility and integrate it into a larger healthcare provider system. If granted approval, Community Wellness Centers of America plans … Continue reading

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Senator Huntley Continues Her “Roadmap to Recovery”

The office of New York State Senator Shirley Huntley recently released the following statement regarding phase 2 of her Prescription for Change addressing the disparities in healthcare of the 10th district of New York. Phase 2-My Prescription for Change, Road … Continue reading

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CWCOA & State Senator Shirley Huntley Release Strategic Health Care Report for South East Queens, N.Y.

Community Wellness Centers of America, LLC (CWCOA) is pleased to release the following strategic report developed for Southeast Queens, Jamaica, New York with specific recommendations and detailed information which we believe would be helpful in considering State-wide policy for New … Continue reading

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HIV among black women in 6 cities far exceeds national average

A study’s results are surprising in a field that focuses more on black and gay men. The cities include Baltimore, New York, Washington and Atlanta. (article taken from mediatakeout.com) African American women in six U.S. cities are becoming infected with … Continue reading

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Biological makeup reason black women are 40 percent more likely to get cervical cancer: study

At any checkup, blacks were 1.5 times more likely to test positive for infection with one of the HPV strains that raise cancer risk, said study leader Kim Creek  (article taken from nydailynews.com) CHICAGO — Provocative new research might help … Continue reading

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