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Insurance Matters….. Technology and Healthcare

A smartphone application using the phone’s camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary angiography, according to a randomized trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). These findings highlight the potential of smartphone applications to help physicians make decisions at the bedside.  “Because […]

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Who Needs To Be Recording You? In your Bathroom or In Your Masjid?

A Message of Concern….  Convenience, followed by the inability to have normal visiting and congregating, has encouraged or forced more persons onto phones and various social media in order to be in contact or communicate.  It is via apps and opportunities for electronic communication, along with always-accessible cameras as phone features that Facebook Live, Zoom, […]

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How Veterans can get Tested for Corona Virus

The U.S. military says it has plenty of coronavirus tests ready to meet the demand, but not everyone meets requirements to get tested.  Military family members and retirees covered under Tricare and veterans using the Department of Veterans Affairs health system can receive a test for the novel coronavirus, but only if they meet certain […]

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Can Women Serve As Chaplains?

On Tues., March 3, 2020, Masjid Muhammad/“The Nation’s Mosque”, in Washington, D.C., hosted 16 military chaplains who were attending Wesley Theological Seminary located in D.C.  These individuals were enrolled in the seminary’s curriculum and serve in all branches of the military on active duty, the reserves and guard.  Also, they are stationed in several places […]

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Ahmad Shaheed wins 2019 CSTEM Community Ambassador Award

HOUSTON, Texas – Ahmad Shaheed, resident of Houston, is the recipient of the 2019 Community Ambassador Award, presented at the Annual C-STEM Stakeholder Breakfast, on April 24, 2019 in Houston.  C-STEM (Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) is a nonprofit organization that connects underrepresented students to STEM curricula, events, and funding to foster discovery and support […]

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Keeping our Youth Engaged in Community Life

The Power of the Youth Weekend School Model of Masjid Muhammad, DC – The Nation’s Mosque WASHINGTON, D.C. – “A bright spot in the Masjid” is how one observer described the Youth Weekend School (YWS) of Masjid Muhammad, DC. YWS is truly something special.   As parents, students and visitors enter the weekend school, based in […]