Tag Archives: healthcare industry

Image File: Tambra Raye

Think Global, Act Local [Part 2]: How One Washington D.C Organization Makes Positive Impact

WANDA founder Tambra Raye talks ways to make a difference internationally

A Washington D.C. organization, Think Global Act Local, talks ways to make a global impact.

By Kandia Johnson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
Image File: Tambra Raye

Think Global, Act Local [Part 1]: How One Washington D.C Organization Makes Positive Impact

Local organization talks ways to make a global impact

A Washington D.C. organization, Think Global Act Local, talks ways to make a global impact.

By Kandia Johnson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
NurseMedicalSenior

Study: Highest Rate of Dementia Among African Americans

Researchers find inequities related to race and dementia, call for more studies

A recent study has found that the rate of dementia in African Americans is 65%…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , ,
mosquito - Zika Virus

$1.8 Billion: President Obama Requesting Funding to Combat Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put emergency operations center on a 'Level 1' alert

President Obama will request approval for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
EthelCofie

Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
hillary clinton

This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 26

BlackEnterprise.com gives you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
capsules arranged in the form of a dollar sign

$17.2 Billion Buy: Walgreens in Deal to Acquire Rite Aid

Consumers may see less drug brand choices and more preventative products such as vitamins

Walgreens said Tuesday that it will buy rival Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal,…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
(Image: thepointsguy.com)

This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
black-women-breast-cancer

Fewer Mammograms? How American Cancer Society Decision Could Affect Black Women

Some organizations say new guidelines could be dangerous

The American Cancer Society recently shifted recommendations on breast cancer screenings, but some experts say…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
women

Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
(Image: Williams)

Paying It Forward: How One Doctor Uses Children’s Books to Promote Science Careers

Dr. Oneeka Williams made a childhood dream reality, inspiring other girls of color around the world

Dr. Oneeka Williams took a childhood dream of pursuing science to become a doctor and…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
(Image: YouTube)

[WATCH] FLOTUS Michelle Obama Shares Her Intense Workout

First Lady responds to husband, Barak Obama's #GemmeFive Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama responds to President Obama’s #GemmeFive Challenge on Twitter.

By Brittany Dandy

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
work-lfe

4 Awesome Health Apps Designed Exclusively for Women

These will help you take a top priority into your own hands, quickly and easily

Startups see no boundaries when it comes to designing apps, which address health issues…

By Kandia Johnson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

Reflecting on Selma: 8 Iconic Women Activists, Past and Present

These female powerhouses' work bettered humanity

In the height of “Selma” and honoring Dr. King, we are reminded of eight women…

By Essence Gant

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
rsz_1angela_pitter

Women of Power Summit: Angela Pitter, Dr. Dorothy Terrell and Dara Richardson-Heron Confirmed Panelists

Three more dynamic power women are added to the lineup

Black Enterprise announced the addition of three new confirmed honorees at the 2015 Women of…

By Cristie Leondis

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Carolina Panthers' Deangelo Willams Dyes Hair Pink

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Pays Homage to Mother, Advocates for Breast Cancer Awareness

Running back wears pink hair and toe-nail polish

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams dyed his hair pink and painted his toenails to honor his…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Ken.Frazier

Corporate Executive of the Year: Kenneth Frazier Shares Prescription For Growth

Merck’s Chairman & CEO has a bold strategy for this $44 billion pharmaceutical giant

Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier seeks to expand the pharmaceuticals giant by extending its…

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Image: hopkinsmedicine.org

John Hopkins Pays $190 Million Over Secret Gynecologist Recording

Hospital hopes settlement will bring peace to female victims

According to reports, Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay $190 million to settle a lawsuit over…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , ,
African American nurse smiling while holding medical chart

Top 10 Best-Paying Jobs for Women in 2014

Tech, healthcare and business careers dominate Forbes' list

Forbes released its list for the top-paying jobs for women. However, in powerhouse careers, pay…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Report: High-Wage Jobs Expected to See Higher Growth Than Low Wage

Strongest projected growth projected in healthcare, energy and IT

A new report indicates that high-wage jobs will see higher growth than low wage and…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,