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Recognizing a Hero – Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola

Wow! February is almost gone and I’m still working on some blogs I want to post in reflection of the Black History month. Then, suddenly, out of nowhere, this human story emerged! So, for the Black History month, we salute

We Are Live

The app for the POEM (Patient Oriented Electronic Medical) Record™ is now available on the iPad. So, you can download the app from the Apple store (on your iPad). The POEM Record™ as you may recall empowers the patient, because

POEM Kickstarter Campaign is a Huge Success

Congratulations to Zobreus Corporation!  Zobreus is the parent company for POEM Records™. The POEM Kickstarter campaign discussed previously was successfully completed exactly one month ago on April 14th, 2015.  It is noteworthy that the campaign completed within the 30 day

Experiencing Ebola

I am reposting this piece directly from Dr. Kent Brantly of Texas, the first Ebola patient to be treated in the US. Please read his message below and see how you can play a role in the fight against Ebola.

The Troubling VHA Scandal of 2014

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is embattled and is in a desperate need of reform. On July 31st, 2014, the bipartisan compromise bill to reform the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs (VA) Department cleared the Senate after clearing the House earlier. It

West Africa under the Siege of Severe Ebola Virus Disease

The Ebola Virus disease presents the most severe outbreak in recorded history and is an ongoing epidemic throughout Guinea in West Africa. It is spreading to other parts of West Africa, particularly in Sierra Leone. It is the most severe

“I’m Coming Home” Part 2

With LeBron James returning to Cleveland comes a shift in the balance of power. The equations we conjured in our heads before the King’s announcement have shifted, been re-construed or changed. So, Poverty Nodes will continue to follow LeBron James

“I’m Coming Home” Part 1

The title for this piece is “I’m Coming Home.” These are LeBron James’ own words. This is the first in our Series on LeBron James. There is no forgetting them because LeBron James is back! Years from now, people will be

Remembering Maya Angelou

RIP Dr. Maya Angelou!!! Today, we remember Dr. Maya Angelou! This is the first of povertynodes.com series of tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou. The shocking news of Maya Angelou’s death on Wednesday, May 29th, 2014 sent waves across the globe.

Tennessee Leads in Offering Free College Tuition to All Graduating High Schoolers

Have you heard of the Tennessee Promise? It is the new law and plan of approval that was passed by the Tennessee House of Representatives and Senate (on 5/13/14) and signed on 5/14/14 by Gov. Bill Haslam. Starting in 2015, this new state