Healthy Matters

Living a healthier lifestyle today can help you enjoy a happier future. Check back often for news and videos to make aging more rewarding.

April 3, 2017

Memories are a priceless gift to cherish forever, along with the traditions, customs, and culture passed down from our families that help shape our identity. GrandStories is a passion project to help bridge the gap…

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March 16, 2017

Your brackets are filled out, you are sporting your favorite college team’s gear, and you are ready to cheer them on to victory. March Madness is a great time to gather with friends but can…

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February 22, 2017

Not only is Dr. Jemison the first Black Female astronaut in NASA history but an accomplished medical doctor. After earning her M.D. at Cornell University in 1981, she went on to research various vaccines in…

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February 20, 2017

Dr. Charles Drew was an African-American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion and organized the first large-scale blood bank in the U.S. The beginning of World War II prompted for a…

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February 16, 2017

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams performed the first successful open-heart surgery in 1893 and founded the first black-owned hospital in America, Provident Hospital and Training School for Nurses, in 1891.  

February 10, 2017

Did you know that Cardiovascular disease kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds in the U.S.? It is important to know your numbers. Speak with your physician about your BMI(Body Mass index), blood pressure, cholesterol, and…

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