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Added sugar is bad for diabetes

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Heroin use on the rise among women and the wealthy

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Dementia puts elders at risk of financial abuse
By Pamela Yip Contributing Writer DALLAS (Special from Dallas Morning News/New i need quick cash fast America Media) — Barbara Macari’s husband, Frank, always handled the investments in the family. Then one ...
Supreme Court ruling on ACA does not expand Medicaid
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the landmark Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, does not affect Medicaid expansion that ...
Mental illness leads to jail for Blacks
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special from NorthStar News Today) — Misdiagnosis and mistreatment of mental health disorders in African Americans contribute to high rates of incarceration and recidivism, an ...
Belly fat: Gotta Go
By Valecia Weeks Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times) – Let’s face it ladies… SUMMER IS HERE! What does that mean? – more FAT to have ...
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Study: Blacks, Hispanics disproportionately affected by CO2 regulation
(Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – The National Black Chamber of Commerce released a study Thursday on the threat of En­viron­mental Protection Agency regulations to low-income groups ...
Teens, loss and grief
By Shantella Y. Sherman Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American News­paper) — For thousands of youth living in the D. C. metropolitan area, the threat of violence creates ...
Growing Movement to curb high medical costs.
Hospitals profit from exorbitant markups
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Hundreds of American hospitals are turning a profit by charging patients exorbitant rates for necessary procedures. And for 50 hospitals in particular, ...
African-American women are equally, if not more, likely to be affected by infertility as white women, yet most infertility research in the U..S. focuses on affluent white couples.
Many African-American women ‘silent and alone’ with infertility
By James installment loans in north augusta McIntosh Contributing Writer (Special from Medical News Today) — Researchers from the University of Michigan exploring the experiences of African-American women coping with infertility have ...

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