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Caution: Antibiotics can be the wrong medicine

(Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – In an effort to do the right thing for a sick child or someone

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Despite kinks, Obamacare sign-ups move toward goal of 7M

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) – A steadily increasing number of people are signing up for Obamacare —

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Study: Black women must work harder than whites to lose weight
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — African-Americans are at a disadvantage in many areas along the socioeconomic spectrum, and according ...
Glaucoma can run in your family
By the National Eye Health Education Program (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – It may be easy to see that beauty is deeply rooted in your family tree. ...
Eating nuts while pregnant puts offspring at lower risk for peanut, tree allergies
(Special to the NNPA from The St. Louis American) — In the United States, the prevalence of childhood peanut allergy has more than tripled from 0.4 percent in 1997 to ...
Complacency on child birth mortality rates might be ending
By Rita Henley Jensen Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Women’s eNews) - Years of complacency about the worsening rates at which U.S. women - especially women of ...
Small beginnings: Delivering prematurely, realities and rates
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer “You may feel ready to meet your baby, but your baby may not be ready to meet the world. Important developments occur throughout pregnancy—especially in the ...
Eating healthier only $1.50 more expensive daily, says study
By Alexis Taylor Contributing Wrier (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – Everyone has had that moment — whether to grab a burger from a fast food joint with a ...
La. receives ranking of 48th in overall health
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Louisiana residents and Americans in general are making a small bit of progress in their overall health, according to the 2013 edition of the United Health ...
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Increased vaccinations may cut preventable deaths, officials say
By Thomas Goldsmith Contributing Writer DURHAM, N.C. (Special from News & Observer and New America Media) — Amira Welch says she converted from being reluctant about having her children vaccinated to ...

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