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Published Friday, June 25, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2010 - Black Women's Health Imperative President and CEO Eleanor Hinton Hoytt was among the first recipients of the WOMA Awards, presented by Washington, D.C., non-profit WOMANIFESTING (WOMA). WOMA presented awards to four organizational leaders who exemplify the definition of womanifesting - women who recognize, celebrate and more»
Published Monday, June 14, 2010
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may be giving the Pap test too often to women at low risk of cervical cancer, new research finds.Guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the American Cancer Society and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) now recommend that women over age 30 who've had three normal Pap tests more»
Published Tuesday, May 4, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2010 - The Black Women's Health Imperative (Imperative) congratulates Dr. Cheryl Taylor for receiving the first Dr. Cheryl Taylor Award for Leadership and Vision from the National REACH Coalition. The National REACH Coalition board voted unanimously to present Dr. Taylor with the award for her leadership in the formation and more»
Published Thursday, April 29, 2010
Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010 - The Black Women's Health Imperative (Imperative) announced today that it recently completed a nine-city initiative to raise awareness among Black women living with HIV of their increased risk of developing heart disease. The Imperative sponsored the "Love Your Heart" initiative in collaboration with nine community-based more»
Published Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Dr. Dorothy I. Height, in the words of Maya Angelou, was "one of the giants among mighty women." Today, the Black Women's Health Imperative (Imperative) joins millions in mourning the passing of a giant. "Dr. Height worked tirelessly to open doors for people of every race, gender, culture and faith," Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, president and CEO of the more»
Published Thursday, April 15, 2010
Washington, D.C., April 15, 2010 - The Black Women's Health Imperative (Imperative) announced today that it received a multi-year award from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health to launch a cross-generational program to empower young Black girls, ages 12-17, living in Washington, D.C., with the knowledge and skills to help more»
Published Monday, March 29, 2010
Today, December 1, 2009, we commemorate the 21st Annual World AIDS Day as an occasion to remember the lives lost to this pandemic over the past three decades. As we reflect on the tragic toll of this disease, we are reminded of the unequal burden that the Black community continues to bear. AIDS is the number one cause of death for Black women aged 25-34 and more»
Published Monday, March 29, 2010
Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, President and CEO of the Black Women's Health Imperative Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other social and health care workers gathered in Washington, D.C.'s Freedom Park Wednesday, asking Congress to end the racial and economic disparities in the United States' health care system. Rep. John Conyers speaking at rally Wednesday for the more»
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