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Minority Health

By Mothusi Chilume, MD and Nicole Mitton, Grants and Communications Specialist April is National Minority Health Month, where we focus on raising public awareness about the health care disparities that continue to affect minorities. Minority Health Month is also a time to recognize the efforts to advance health equity. Health equity means that everyone deserves the […]

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COPD Awareness Month

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. COPD is also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The disease can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and other symptoms. COPD is a major cause of disability, and is the third leading […]

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