Africian-American health book a prescription for improvement by Valiere Alcena

Cover of: Africian-American health book | Valiere Alcena

Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, NJ .

Written in English

Read online


  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene.,
  • African Americans -- Diseases.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Valiere Alcena.
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.N4 A628 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL787484M
ISBN 100806517190
LC Control Number95019784

Download Africian-American health book

This is not only a book about Africian American Women's Health, but it is also an excellent guide to good health in general. While I am not an African American Woman, I have found this a useful guide for healthy living.

I recommend it to ALL women. Dr.5/5(1). 1, books — 1, voters. Best African American Books. books — 1, voters. Books with a Non-Caucasian person as the/one of the lead characters. 1, books — voters. Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction. books — voters. The Hottest Urban Fiction.

books — voters. Best Multicultural General Fiction. African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about 25% over 17 years, primarily for those aged 65 years and older.

Even with these improvements, new analysis shows that younger African Americans are living with or dying of many conditions typically found in white Americans at older ages. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The African American Woman's Health Book provides an excellent guide to the prevention and cure of illness, examining the factors which predispose black women to hypertension and including chapters on sickle cell anemia and other conditions which especially affect Afro-American women.

An excellent, specific source guide results.5/5(2). NHLBI health information materials are available in a variety of formats through our Online Catalog, and answers to frequently-asked questions about the catalog are available.

This lesson course on heart health was specifically created by the NHLBI for the African American community. It is. African American Health Expo - DFW, Arlington, TX. 1, likes 8 talking about this 67 were here. For over 17 years we have served as a meeting place for resource, connection, and opportunity/5(9).

AALBC is the largest and most popular online bookstore dedicated to African American Literature and Black literature from around the world. We publish reviews and biographical information on Black writers. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy.

We also provide resources for authors. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Africian-American health book book Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project Africian-American health book book. Produced by Johns Hopkins University.

Health: According to Census Bureau projections, the life expectancies at birth for blacks are years, with years for women, and years for men. For non-Hispanic whites the projected life expectancies are years, with years for women, and years for men. The death rate for African Americans is generally higher than.

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BEST AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOKS OF by Kam Williams - Internationally Renowned Book, Film and Music Critic Considered to be the most important book published in the eleven year history of the company, African.

Children book authors, industry professionals, and avid readers contributed their favorite children’s books to this list. We know children and young readers will enjoy most, if not all, of these books, as they have already brought joy to countless children. We recommend printed books for young readers, or when reading to a child.

(Editor’s note: This story is part of a series for The John A. Hartford Foundation.). They go by different names: outreach workers, promotores, non-traditional health workers, community health.

I address this in my book, Living Well, Despite Catchin' Hell (a health, sex & happiness book geared to Black women, but good for all to read), There's also a "Tough Love" section for Blacks.

This book is in encyclopedic format, A to Z, and covers the contributions of African Americans in science, mathematics and invention. Brief profiles of African American astronauts, physicists, chemists, biologists, agricultural specialists and others, both living and deceased, are accompanied by recommendations for further readings.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (PB) They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South. The Obama Portraits. Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America. As Serious as Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution. Africa on My Mind: Reflections of My Second Trip.

Historically African American Leisure. The decision to re-create book covers turned out to be a great learning experience for the kids because they were able to read about the lives of successful : Amy Schwabe. These products are our current recommendations for you. We are pleased to provide books on the African experience world wide, as well as books on the African American experience from your favorite African American authors.

These are our current best sellers. The following books by black authors (in alphabetic order by title) were published in and fall under a wide range of genres. These books are must-reads to add to your list of books to.

Book - - Y Fiction / Dear America 2 On Shelf At: Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch Added: Sign in to request I Thought My Soul Would Rise And Fly:: The Diary Of Patsy, A Freed Girl Book - - Y Fiction / Dear America None Available Added: The Activity Book for African American Families was developed by the National Black Child Development Institute and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, in collaboration with other organizations serving the African American community.

The tragic events of Septem ,File Size: 5MB. - Explore freeromancebook's board "Free African American Romance Books for Kindle", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Free romance books, Books and Romance pins. I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse by Lori S. Robinson Ina study reported that 50 percent of Black women were sexually assaulted, raped, or molested by Black men by the time they reached age We must address the fact that sexual violence affects Black girls and women at disproportionately high numbers.

Top 7 Black-Owned Book Publishers That You Should Know About March 06 Every year, thousands of new books are released and most of them are published by hundreds of book publishers.

Of those are hundreds of book publishers, quite a few of them are Black-owned - meaning they are owned by African American entrepreneurs and usually produce. - Explore brownbabyreads's board "African-American Board Books for Toddlers & Infants", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Books, Childrens books and Toddler books pins. By the s, the book had been renamed The Negro Travelers' Green Book, and Green eventually expanded it to make recommendations throughout the U.S.

and in Bermuda and parts of Mexico and Canada. Green also began to list other services, including barber and beauty shops, drugstores, and night clubs where African-Americans were welcomed. If urban fiction with a healthy sprinkling of romance is your kind of thing, you'll love Afro Romance Book's African American books.

We have the best stories around, as. Here, two of the leading African-American scholars of our day, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Cornel West, show us why the twentieth century was the African-American century, as they offer their personal picks of the African-American figures who did the most to shape our ed on: Febru   'Green Book' Helped African-Americans Travel Safely The Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide published for nearly 30 years, listed lodgings, tailors.

Huffington Post BlackVoices has compiled an extensive book list, featuring a range of genres including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, science-fiction and the autobiography. From Ralph Ellison to Jesmyn Ward, many of the authors have been heralded with national awards in the United States.

Others, such as Zadie Smith and Tsitsi Dangarembga, have Author: Patrice Peck. Holistic Health care does not deny the need for Allopathic Medicine (Drugs and Surgery) In Certain Cases.

NATURAL MEDICINE simply offers a safe, non-intrusive, organic approach to healing the person as opposed to medicating symptoms of a disease. Afrika is the leading authority on African Holistic Health in the world. Must-Read African-American Books show list info.

30, usersviews made by moviebb. avg. score: 17 of (17%) required scores: 1, 6, 11, 17, 27 list Trending Book Lists Books Worthy of Your Time. 1, 64 Books You May Have Actually Read. The book remains the most complete assessment of black families available in both depth and breadth of coverage.

Cross-disciplinary in nature, the book boasts contributions from such fields as family studies, anthropology, education, psychology, social work, and public policy. Boldly contending that culture can and should be a central organizing principle in studies pertaining to human interaction, African American Communication and Identities: Essential Readings is the first anthology to examine a wide range of communication studies specific to African American communicative experiences, including linguistic, rhetorical, and relational styles.

Beginning with trans-Atlantic slavery, which forced hundreds of thousands of people into what is presently the United States, religion among African Americans consistently featured a complex of efforts toward innovation, preservation, and agential intervention rooted in efforts toward survival against structures of racial domination.

Social factors including slavery, black responses to a range Cited by: 1. Book Clubs Career & Business Dance Family Fashion & Beauty Film Food & Drink Health & Wellness Hobbies & Crafts LGBTQ Language & Culture Learning Movements Music Outdoors & Adventure Pets Photography Sci-Fi & Games Social Sports & Fitness Tech Writing.

In this fresh, funky, and ferociously honest book, award-winning journalist Joan Morgan bravely probes the complex issues facing African-American women in today's world: a world where feminists often have not-so-clandestine affairs with the most sexist of men; where women who treasure their independence often prefer men who pick up the tab; and.

African Love Stories: An Anthology About the book: There are many, many reasons to love this book – and each is a title in this brilliant collection. This anthology is a radical collection of love stories from African women. The collection is a radical departure from conventional anthologies and the love theme is aimed at debunking the myth that African Women are poor and helpless victims.

African Americans have at various times in United States history been referred to as African, colored, Negro, Afro-American, and black, as well as African American. Exactly what portion of the African American population is of solely African ancestry is not known.

Over the past and more years in the United States, considerable racial. 6 Black-Owned Book Publishers. Ma | Black women seek information on a wide variety of topics including African-American hair care, Author: Madamenoire.The African Heritage Diet is a way of eating based on the healthy food traditions of people with African roots.

This healthy way of eating is powerfully nutritious and delicious, and naturally meets the guidelines experts recommend for supporting good health. The ancestors of African Americans brought many wonderful food traditions to parts of.Second, you define the audience of readers interested in your book.

Third, you promote your book to an audience of readers. If you need help promoting your book, for only $, AAAE Book Promotions has a FIVE PILLAR service that will ensure your book is exposed to an audience of thousands across multiple social media platforms.

96322 views Saturday, November 28, 2020