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Thanks to continued fiscal fights in Congress, Louisiana seniors have a new reason to worry about access to health care.
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By Barbara Peters Smith Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series. The first article, Eldercare at the Crossroads ran
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By Lianna Patch Contributing Writer On the evening of June 6, local leaders and Planned Parenthood representatives hosted a “community tele-town hall” to answer questions about the organization’s new clinic on South ... Recognizing the signs of problem drinking
(Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner) – There has been increased attention in recent years to the problems associated with excesses in alcohol consumption. From college binge drinking ... Finding skilled eldercare workers not easy
By Barbara Peters Smith Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series. The first article, Eldercare at the Crossroads ran in the June 10-16, 2013 issue. SARASOTA, Fla. ... Fast-food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study
(Special to the NNPA from the Winston-Salem Chronicle) – When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, Black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less ... Autism often goes undetected in Black kids
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Areva Martin watched her youngest child play with growing concern. Marty was almost 18 months old and he didn’t play like other kids ... Black teen birth rate falls 60 percent in 10 years
By Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by ... Medicaid disconnect between leaders and voters in South
By Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As more and more provisions of the Affordable Care Act roll out, the disconnect between what leaders in pockets of the country want ... Your liver, its function and why you must be good to it
By Shawntell Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – The liver is the second largest organ in the human body, and is located in the upper right-hand ...
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