Maywood Has Higher Rates Of Obesity, Hypertension Than Ghana, Research Shows

Sunday, September 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Lara Dugas presents her findings to members of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club during a meeting on Sept. 5. | Michael Romain

Black residents living in Maywood are more likely to be obese, and to have high blood pressure and diabetes than those Blacks living in some of the poorest countries in the world, according to alarming findings recently released by Loyola public health researchers. 

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Maywood Rotary Hosts Former Whole Foods Exec

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Walter Robb, left, speaks with Hermene Hartman, right, during a Jan. 10 conversation at Thatchery Woods Pavilion in River Forest.

On January 10, at Thatcher Woods Pavilion in River Forest, the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club was among three area Rotary clubs to host Walter Robb, the co-CEO of Whole Foods. Robb was interviewed by Hermene Hartman, founder and editor of N’Digo magazine.

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