Monthly Archives: May 2018

May 2018

Take charge of your health, Be informed. Be involved. … All of Us Pennsylvania

2018-05-14T15:59:50+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Health, Making News|

By Esther L. Bush for New Pittsburgh Courier This month Dr. Steven Reis, associate vice chancellor for clinical research, Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and the principal investigator of the All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program and Esther Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, discussed the impact this research program could have on the [...]

Pittsburgh highlighted in Urban League’s ‘State of Black America’

2018-05-14T12:54:22+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Making News|

Homestead Borough, an underpopulated and chronically underserved community located near the city of Pittsburgh, has had its share of hard times. And for many students at Propel Andrew Street High School, whose challenges span the spectrum from poor attendance to failing grades, the road to academic success often feels like a dead end. In response, [...]

Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved. …Hypertension

2018-05-14T12:53:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Making News|

By: Esther Bush, for New Pittsburgh Courier This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on hypertension. Erricka Hager, health advocate at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, spoke about this topic. EB: Good morning, Erricka. Although hypertension, or [...]

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