[caption id="attachment_21635" align="alignleft"]Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign and Macy’s department store have continued its three-year partnership in which 16 scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded annually to help increase the number of diverse healthcare professionals. (Courtesy of scienceofcaring.ucsf.edu)[/caption]Arihanna Venable enjoys talking with her patients as she performs physical exams, takes their blood pressure and, sometimes administers medicine to help soothe wounds or illnesses.
[caption id="attachment_20847" align="alignleft"]Courtesy of ameritasinsight.com[/caption]Summer is fast approaching. The days will be long. Your grandchildren will be out of school. You will want to spend time outdoors enjoying barbecues and other activities that are part of this season.
[caption id="attachment_20758" align="alignleft"]Rev. Jesse Jackson (geneva.usmission.gov)[/caption]The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Internet search engine giant Google has done the right thing by releasing data of how many minorities and women it employs.
[caption id="attachment_20527" align="alignleft"]Courtesy of aafa.org[/caption]Though the allergy season in the District area began late this spring, it has is already shaping into a particularly uncomfortable one. And if recent findings from the Landover, Md.-based Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America are any indication, things could become increasingly worse area residents.