Health & Wellness

Swim-device

Device can save thousands of children from drowning

(Special to the NNPA from the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint) — Pastor George A. McKinney and his family were hosting a pool party four

Continue Reading »

More Health & Wellness

Heroin-users

Heroin use surges, its abusers change complexion

A nationwide survey found that heroin users are attracted to the drug not only for the “high” but because it is less expensive and easier

Continue Reading »

Health & Wellness Archives

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 research into prostate cancer, the second leading ...
Mouse study raises possibility of new treatment for diabetes
By Robert Preidt Contributing Writer (Special from HealthDay News) -- The discovery of a molecule that can help insulin last longer in the body and work more efficiently at lowering blood sugar ...
Insufficient Vitamin D linked to prostrate cancer in Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The relationship between melanin and vitamin D — the nutrient that sunlight provides — may explain why African-American, Caribbean, and men of African ...
Type 2 diabetes may shrink the brain, study suggests
(Special from HealthDay News and The NorthStar News) — People with type 2 diabetes may lose more brain volume than is expected as they age, new research indicates.
elderly-woman-051914
Honoring our seniors by protecting them from hunger
By Bishop Don DiXon Williams Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) — This month we celebrate our seniors. Not only should we take the time to remember the ...
Science reveals why many Black women don’t have long hair
(Special from EURWeb) – In a world where weaves, wigs, extensions, clip ins, you name it, have become the norm amongst Black women in the U.S. and abroad, you may ...
Music helps trigger Alzheimer patients’ memories
By John Carlson Contributing Writer MUNCIE, Ind. (Special to the Associated Press from The Star-Press) — It was early Sunday afternoon when Mike Gerhard and Abby Urbick encountered Gene Hart, an 82-year-old ...
Experts warn sleepless seniors about overusing drugs
By Dawn Williams Contributing Writer CHICAGO (Senior News 50 & Better/New America Media) — Everyone faces an occasional restless night, but researchers have learned that 44 percent of adults age 55 and ...

« Previous PageNext Page »




Weather forecast by WP Wunderground & Denver Snow Service