Dr Rani G Whitfield

About Me:

Rani G. Whitfield, M.D. is a board certified family physician with a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. He practices medicine in his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Whitfield is an impassioned advocate for increasing the awareness of health related issues, such as HIV/AIDS, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and substance abuse affecting African American youth. He empowers individuals to change via Hip Hop mediums and is widely known as 'tha Hip Hop Doc."Visit his website @ www.h2doc.com.

Don’t Sleep On This

Sleep is a basic human need and is important for our mind and bodies to function normally. Sleepiness due to a lack of adequate sleep is a big problem in the United States. It affects children as well as adults. In general, children and adolescents need at least 9 hours of sleep […]

Stomping Out Strokes

The month of May is “American Stroke Month,” and it is always a busy month for me. I am a national spokesperson for the American Stroke Association’s (ASA) Power to End Stroke (PTES) Campaign.
Did you know that strokes are the third leading cause of death in America, and can lead to […]

Who Are The Uninsured In America?

The uninsured are tossed around like pawns on a chess board, but most Americans don’t have any idea about who the uninsured are and how they became part of this faceless group of people. In order to understand why it’s imperative that legislation be put in place to assist them, let’s take time to pull back […]