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CDC: Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar

(Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner) – Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating

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Xavier hosts health disparities confab

The Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy’s Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, Research and Education hosted its Eighth Health Disparities Conference March

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Most voters want Congress to give caregivers more help, poll finds
ACT caucus formed to aid U.S. caregivers Across political parties, more than seven in 10 registered voters age 40 and older say Congress should do more to help family caregivers who ...
Study seeks African-American volunteers to test drug that slows signs of Alzheimer’s disease
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — A study partly funded by the National Institute on Aging is seeking African-American ...
Beyond survival: Life after rape
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent Last In A Series WASHINGTON (NNPA) — “On May 15, 1995, two men ran up behind me as I approached my apartment building, and one of them ...
Immediately After a Rape…
Get somewhere safe. You may be feeling confused, devastated, in disbelief, or trapped. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. If you need help getting somewhere safe and stable, ...
For a few lucky seniors, happy endings in living situations
By Elizabeth Simpson Contributing Writer Part II VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—Ruby Howard takes a while to warm up to describing past episodes of her life. The 58-year-old Virginia Beach woman traveled a path through emergency ...
Black women endure menopause longest, study shows
By Elaina Johnson Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least ...
Elder abuse rising in care facilities mixing the frail and the disturbed
By Elizabeth Simpson Contributing Writer Part I NORFOLK, Va. — The nursing home Georgie Williams moved to in her 80s was supposed to be a haven from the deepening confusion of Alzheimer’s disease. The ...
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Blacks dying for lack of Black help
By Elaina Johnson Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University News Service) — Bi’ja Thatch sat nervously beside her mother when her doctor entered through the doors ...

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