- Teen dating violence is a serious violation that can affect a young person's safety, development, and sense of comfort. Perpetrated by a current or past intimate partner, dating violence takes many forms, including physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, and can occur in person or through electronic communication and social media. Violent dating relationships can lead to depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol use, and thoughts of suicide, and victims may continue to experience detrimental effects throughout their lives.
- The San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation is happy to announce George and Helen Rawls as the 2016 Senior King & Queen. George Rawls was born in Wilcox County, GA. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years and has been a 50-year resident of the Inland Empire. George completed his AS degree in Electronic Engineering Technology at San Bernardino Valley College and a BA degree in Business Administration at Cal State University, San Bernardino.
- More than 12,000 women are diagnosed annually with cervical cancer and 4,000 women die each year. However, innovations in diagnostics and prevention could help reduce that number, while also giving women a better understanding of their health.
- Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 18th United States Surgeon General in July, 2009 and served a four-year term. Dr. Benjamin also oversaw the operational command of 6,700 uniformed public health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, and protect the health of the American People.