National Kidney Month

March 25, 2021

By Kathy Gaillard When Walter Cook was 15 years old and weighed in at only 106 pounds, one of the ‘church mothers’ pulled his mother aside and suggested she take him to the doctor to determine why he wasn’t growing. That doctor’s visit probably saved Cook’s life. His mother was informed that both her son’s… [Read More]

The future of health begins with you

July 4, 2019

The All of Us Research Program is a large research program that may last for at least 10 years. It is collecting information for the largest ever data bank of information. The goal is to help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy. People who join will share with us information… [Read More]

All of Us Research Program kicks off with the General Baptist State Convention of WI, Inc., Friday, April 26, 2019

May 2, 2019

The General Baptist State Convention of WI, Inc., clergymen and community members kicked off its first All of Us Pop Up Clinic at the Convention’s headquarters located at 220 West Keefe Avenue in Milwaukee. President Reverend Dr. Garry Levy, along with other pastors led by example in signing up as participants in the All of… [Read More]

‘All of Us’ program looks to break through health disparities with ground breaking genetic research

April 11, 2019

Recognizing the historical racial and gender imbalance in many medical trials, President Barrack Obama proposed during his 2015 State of the Union Address and Congress subsequently approved $215 million in funding for the National Institute of Health to collect and analyze anonymous health and genetic medical information. The project has been described as the “moon… [Read More]