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 San Diego: 1st county in U.S. to have all hospital ERs accredited as Geriatric Emergency Departments

More than 20 million seniors visit our nation’s emergency departments every year. With the number of older adults growing rapidly, there is a critical need for more geriatric-focused care, which has the potential to improve health outcomes, coordinate care more effectively, and reduce costs. San Diego County is now the first county in the nation where …

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San Diego: Maya’s Cookies Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Black-Owned, Female-Owned Gourmet Vegan Cookie Company and Latino-Owned and Operated Craft Coffee Purveyor Create a Sweet and Meaningful Treat SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2021 San Diego favorites XTECA Coffee and Maya’s Cookies are celebrating Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month with a new cookie showcasing flavors that honor Hispanic Culture. The collaboration has resulted in the Café de Olla cookie. Café …

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Opinion: An Open Letter to Friends on Health: Millennial Goes from 400 to 200 lbs Reverses Diabetes

Health scare leads to wake up call resulting in serious life changes. Firstly, I want to say to all the friends Ive lost contact with over the past few months or have been distant from, I’m sorry, I’ve been dealing with some serious life changes. Maybe I should have leaned on you more but I …

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OWN YOUR HEALTH initiative Empowers Black Women to own their health

LOS ANGELES – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, the leading network for Black women, announced today their first ever OWN YOUR HEALTH initiative, a campaign partnering with health equity leaders to provide tools and resources that will empower Black women to own their health in 2021 and beyond.  View the OWN YOUR HEALTH Launch Spot HERE featuring the …

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San Diego: Maya’s Cookies Opens Storefront in Grantville

San Diego based Maya’s Cookies, a Black-owned vegan bakery hosted its grand opening party and ribbon cutting ceremony at new storefront on Friday, November 6.   The festivities started at 10 am, with VIP guests, and giveaways which included Maya’s gourmet vegan cookies —Obama, a limited edition that originally released on the former presidents birthday …

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Rihanna’s Foundation Donates $5 Million to Coronavirus Relief Efforts

We couldn’t love Rihanna more. Aside from her business ventures, (yes we are big fans of Fenty beauty products) she puts her money where her mouth is. Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation has donated $5 million to various organizations assisting with coronavirus relief efforts.The non-profit announced the donation in a statement this past Saturday. “When we …

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30 Days A (Plant-based) Vegan- Journey to Black Veganism

  By Deah Berry Mitchell Did you know there was a difference between a plant-based diet and a traditional vegan diet?  Veganism is a lifestyle devoted to the protection of all animals. It encompasses politics, ethics, and most importantly diet whereas a person who practices a plant-based diet consumes fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, legumes, seeds …

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