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Lauren Wiltz, 16 days after her birth

Small Beginnings: Parents sacrifice to see their ‘premies’ prevail

By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer From conception to delivery, no two pregnancies are alike. The same can be said for life after birth, especially in

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Blacks’ sleeping patterns are unhealthy, Harvard study finds

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer Lack of slumber may contribute to chronic diseases – diabetes and high blood pressure (Special to the Trice Edney

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DHH’s new regulations for abortion clinics stir outrage
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Louisiana’s pro-choice advocates are in an uproar over new regulations released by Louisiana’s Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). Critics feel these regulations would be tantamount to ...
Five secrets for quitting smoking
(Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) – Most smokers say they want to quit and many will make a New Year’s Resolution to quit in ...
Protect yourself: Flu Season is here
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) — The flu season is beginning to take off and many states are feeling the impact. Last year, ...
Protect skin from outdoor cold and indoor heat
(Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) — Although a long, hot shower or snuggling in a heavy sweater and other warm clothing in a toasty room ...
Preventing elders’ fatal falls could save $30 billion a year?
By Barbara Peters Smith Contributing Writer SARASOTA, Fla. (Special from Sarasota Herald-Tribune and New America Media) — Whatever you do, don’t fall. This is the steely warning people hear repeatedly once they ...
Study: Poverty impacts early child brain development
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In a study with weighty implications for Black families, it was found that poverty ...
The Wise decision: Stop making excuses, start seeing results
By Sterling Wise Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The New Pittsburgh Courier) – Why aren’t you at your goal weight today? It’s not like you started your fitness journey yesterday…this has ...
Health maintenance for 2014
By Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) – Do you recall how you felt when you purchased your first new car? Each time ...

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