March 2023

October 2022

Take Charge of Your Health Today…Physical Activity

2022-10-24T09:49:44-04:00October 19th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Originally published: 10/19/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier This month’s feature highlights Dr. Bonny Rockette-Wagner’s work on physical activity and its ability to mitigate a myriad of health problems. Dr. Rockette-Wagner also notes that incorporating physical activity into one’s daily routine does not have to be complicated or time-consuming. Recently we connected with Carlos T. Carter, the [...]

September 2022

August 2022

July 2022

Highmark Health charts new course for social services reimbursement

2022-07-26T13:07:47-04:00July 26th, 2022|Health, Making News, Uncategorized|

Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network have begun a pilot program that seeks to bring a similar reimbursement system to what it uses for health care providers to nonprofits that provide social services.Recently, health insurers and hospitals have spent a significant amount of time on what are called the social determinants of health, which are [...]

June 2022

May 2022

April 2022

Take Charge of Your Health. Be Informed Be Involved… Cannabis Use and Youth

2022-04-14T12:48:33-04:00April 14th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Published 4/13/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier It’s important to note that while cannabis can have positive effects medicinally for large portions of the population, it can negatively impact youth who use and abuse it. We spoke with Carlos T. Carter, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh about his thoughts on cannabis use [...]

February 2022

Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved….Healthy aging

2022-02-25T15:09:28-05:00February 25th, 2022|Health, Making News|

Originally Published: February 16, 2022 Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved. | New Pittsburgh Courier Why is promoting healthy aging so important for our Black/African American elders?   Promoting healthy aging is important because we want Black people to age gracefully and live their best lives in retirement.  The reality is when [...]

April 2021

Steelers Greats Franco Harris, Mel Blount Encourage Black Community To Get COVID-19 Vaccine

2021-08-02T12:37:16-04:00April 15th, 2021|Health, Making News, Uncategorized|

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Community leaders and Steelers legends are making their pitch for the Black community to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Black Political Empowerment Project President Tim Stevens is pushing for more people to roll up their sleeves like Steelers legends Franco Harris and Mel Blount. “We want to protect our families, our friends and [...]

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