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Women’s health post-abortion bill passes house committee

By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Proposed legislation that would provide for a streamlined approach to the post-procedure health and medical attention of women who undergo

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Caregiver Fatigue: Dealing with it starts with recognizing you have it

By Eileen Beal Contributing Writer (Special from Today’s Caregiver/New America Media) – Former First Lady Roslyn Carter, founder of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving,

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Final push to get Blacks signed up for health insurance
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — With less than two weeks left to sign up for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, grassroots supporters of the mandatory ...
Your feet tell the story…
By Valecia Weeks Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times) – If Your Feet Could Talk…. what would they say? Would they say, “I feel nice and pretty ...
Controlling other health issues reduces kidney disease risk
Keeping your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol in check reduces the risk of developing kidney disease or kidney failure.
Future of children’s health insurance program (CHIP) put into question
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer The 2015 expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has advocates asking Congressional leaders to commit to funding the program beyond the expiration date. CHIP, which provides ...
Survey: Percentage of Blacks who lack health insurance drops
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The North Star News) – The number of African Americans who lack health insurance has dropped and the reason for the decline most likely ...
Alzheimer’s Disease growing in Black community
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from —Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia are growing rapidly in the African-American community and no one ...
Local groups host Affordable Care Act enrollment and information session
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. New Orleans Alumnae, the Daughters of Charity and 1Voice present an Affordable Care Act Enrollment and Information Session New Orleans, LA - Delta Sigma Theta ...
African Americans respond better to German measles vaccine, study contends
(Special from HealthDay News and the NorthStar News) – Black Americans respond better to the rubella vaccine, which prevents German measles, than whites or Hispanics, according to a new study. ...

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