Blog — Health

Webinar to learn about Medicare and the new Health Care Law

The NAACP’s Health Department and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are partnering to offer a webinar.


Take Action: America’s Great Outdoors Inititiative

The NAACP has partnered with America’s Great Outdoors initiative to tell President Obama what needs to be on his conservation and recreation agenda.


NAACP is announcing that today is the DAY!

The NAACP is proud to announce that today is the six month anniversary of President Barack Obama’s passing of the Affordable Care Act.


USCA (United Conference on AIDS) 2010 Addressing Disparities through Civil Rights Advocacy NAACP

The United States Conference on AIDS is the foremost forum on domestic HIV/AIDS issues.


Happy National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!

Because of your support and hard work, today President Barack Obama issued the Presidential Proclamation, proclaiming September 2010 as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.


Childhood Obesity — Call to Action at the University of Southern California.

In recognition of September being deemed National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, I am currently in South Central Los Angeles at the University Southern California attending “Childhood Obesity: A Call to Action”.


The Forgotten Epidemic — HIV/AIDS: Crisis in Black America

The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, The NAACP and national & local partners are pleased to present a symposium, November 19 -20, 2010, to examine the increasingly critical HIV/AIDS epidemic in Black America.


NAACP Supports President Obama’s HIV/AIDS Strategy

The NAACP is pleased to support the Obama Administration's development of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy.


NAACP and First Lady Michelle Obama Fight Childhood Obesity

On Monday July 12, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed NAACP members at the 101st NAACP National Convention, alarming us about the epidemic of childhood obesity.


Blair Underwood Introduces NAACP Health Care Partnership

Actor Blair Underwood took a moment to enlighten us on his plans to partner with the NAACP in a number of different health care ventures, including HIV/AIDS, mental health and diabetes.


Bring Lessons from Convention Home With You

Inspired by Convention? Of course you are! You will return to your community with a renewed sense of commitment to fighting for civil rights and equality. But you might need a road map for advocating on the issues that affect your community.


Health Care Reform Enters the Home Stretch — We Need Your Help

On Saturday the House of Representatives will vote on the future of Health Care.


Five Questions With Roslyn M. Brock

On Saturday, February 20th, Roslyn Brock became the youngest person to ever serve as Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors. We sat down with Ms. Brock to ask her about this historic achievement and her vision for the Association.


February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This Sunday, February 7 marks the tenth annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, established in 1999 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with five national organizations serving the African American community.


Our Job Is Not Yet Done with Health Care Reform

As discussions of the war in the middle east and job creation begin to take over the airways, health reform is slowly taking a back seat in the media, but clearly we have not yet finished the job.


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