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Assisted Suicide Is Not Safe or Compassionate Care

California’s General Assembly approved legislation legalizing the regulation of doctor-assisted suicide. If the Senate follows through as predicted, California will be the fourth state to

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Clark Atlanta receives grant to study prostate cancer in Black men

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News) – The National Institutes of Health has renewed a grant to Clark Atlanta University for

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Mouse study raises possibility of new treatment for diabetes
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New law would allow optometrists to operate
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer The Louisiana State Medical Society and the Louisiana Opthal­mology Association are opposing a bill that would allow optometrists to perform actual eye surgeries. Opponents ...
Patients teach doctor how to heal at the end of life
By Paul Kleyman Contributing Writer PALO ALTO, Calif. (Special from New America Media)—How does a doctor specializing in saving lives turn into one of the nation’s leading experts—and medical educators—on end-of-life care? ...
Blacks are overrepresented in residential mental health facilities
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Black cardiologists launch national campaign
By Sam Tabachnik Contributing Writer February is Heart Health Month in the United States and a national campaign is spreading across the nation—but one that is not too familiar to most Americans. ...
Study: Education extends longevity — except for Black males
By Barbara Peters-Smith Contributing Writer SAN DIEGO (Special from Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media) —The human longevity bonanza that gives newborns today three decades more of life expectancy than they would have had ...
Parental stress linked to obesity in their offspring
By Alexis Taylor Contributing Writer (Special to money to borrow with bad credit the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) —Parents who are stressed out could be negatively impacting ...
Former Surgeon General works to combat oral health epidemic
Twelve years after issuing a landmark report that offered a framework for improving access to oral health, former Surgeon General David Satcher said last week that profound oral health problems ...

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