Tag: health care



When it comes to health, place matters

by Brian Smedley WASHINGTON-The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is an achievement Americans can be proud of. Making sure that all our brothers and sisters, children and grandchildren, have proper health insurance makes us a stronger, more prosperous nation. Amid this important change, however, we cannot ignore the work that remains to be done, especially in communities of color. Insurance cards are not enough.



Fifth Annual Nurses in Action Luncheon held at Lemont

SUPPORTING THE FIRST—Leslie Pandy, Frances Russ, Adena Davis, the first Black Pitt nursing graduate, Byron Davis, Rosa Davis and Jessica Davis. (Photos by Debbie Norrell) On June 22, at the LeMont Restaurant the Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action presented their Fifth Annual Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship Luncheon. The topic of the afternoon “Health Care Reform: What is all the talk about?”