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Kidney stones can be a real pain

By Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D. Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder) – Kidney stones are small stone-like objects formed from

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State’s health clinics see benefits from the ACA

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Louisiana Democrats are touting the benefits state health clinics continue to receive under the Affordable Care Act as area health

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Despite help, emotional impact of HIV still overwhelming
By Karen Moore Contributing Writer ( – As she stares at herself in the mirror preparing for another day, hidden behind her beauty is a secret that no one could ever ...
Black participation low in clinical trials
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) – Despite many breakthroughs in medicine, health outcomes for African Americans continue to be disproportionately ...
Dillard men’s health fair set for Dec. 14
Dillard University will hold a men’s health fair on Saturday, December 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at All Souls’ Episcopal Church and Community Center, 5500 St. Claude Avenue, ...
HPV vaccines are less effective for Black women
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although Black women are twice as likely as white women to die from cervical cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination may not prevent cervical ...
Common Ground Health Clinic in Algiers receives federally qualified health status
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In September 2005, just after Hurricane Katrina, a small, ragtag group founded the Common Ground Health Clinic (CGHC) in the McDonough neighborhood of Algiers. This mobilization ...
Taking diabetes to heart: A recipe for type 2 diabetes management
Did you know that celebrity chef Art Smith is one of the nearly 26 million Americans in the United States living with diabetes?
Dumping ‘at risk’ and other negative labels
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although most of today’s headlines focus on Black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by Black students that often go overlooked, according to ...
Legislation would close disparities in treatment of diabetes
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from TheNorth­ — U.S. Rep. Diana De Gette (D., Colo.) has introduced legislation that, if passed, would order the ...

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