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What is your obesity costing you?

By Sharelle D. Lowery Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) — Sometimes celeb­rities or otherwise physically fit people will put on a

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New study reveals effective treatment program for breast cancer survivors

(Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) — In a new study that could help improve the day-to-day quality-of-life for women with breast cancer, UCLA

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Kingsley House to begin construction on new building
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On April 2, Kingsley House will break ground on a 24,000 sq. ft. facility located next to its historic campus at 1600 Constance St.
Caring for your baby: Before, during and after pregnancy
(Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – Taking care of yourself before, during and after pregnancy is important to having a full-term, healthy pregnancy and a healthy ...
HIV could be impacting already high cancer rates among Blacks
By Roberto Alejandro Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found people with HIV develop cancer ...
Black teenagers are smoking less than their white peers
But things change for Blacks in their late 20s (Special from NorthStar News Today) – Most African Americans start smoking cigarettes in their 20s compared to whites who start smoking in ...
CDC: Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar
(Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner) – Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods ...
Xavier hosts health disparities confab
The Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy's Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, Research and Education hosted its Eighth Health Disparities Conference March 12–14, 2015 in New Orleans. ...
Most voters want Congress to give caregivers more help, poll finds
ACT caucus formed to aid U.S. caregivers Across political parties, more than seven in 10 registered voters age 40 and older say Congress should do more to help family caregivers who ...
Study seeks African-American volunteers to test drug that slows signs of Alzheimer’s disease
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — A study partly funded by the National Institute on Aging is seeking African-American ...

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