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Health

Poll: Blacks, Latinos worry over long-term care crisis

August 18, 2013

It is no secret that Americans are aging, but what is too often lost is that most people will need help as they grow older. Unfortunately, America does not have a strategy to deal with this growing demand. For some, this help comes in the form of needing just a little bit of assistance in the home…

 

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Feds, Lacks family reach deal on use of DNA information

August 11, 2013

Some 60 years ago, a doctor in Baltimore removed cancer cells from a poor black patient named Henrietta Lacks without her knowledge or consent. Those cells eventually helped lead to a multitude of medical treatments and lay the groundwork for the multibillion-dollar biotech industry.

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Report: Teen HPV vaccination rate still lagging

August 4, 2013

Only about half of U.S. teenage girls have gotten a controversial cervical cancer vaccine — a rate that’s changed little in three years. “We’re dropping the ball,” said Dr. Thomas Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “This is a huge disappointment.”

 

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Simple tips for a healthier, flavorful summer

July 29, 2013

“Summertime is all about stress-free entertaining and simple meals,” says Rita Held, culinary professional and NAKANO Seasoned Rice Vinegar brand ambassador. “The abundance of fresh produce and warm weather makes eating healthier foods easy.”

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For many Black men, shaving is an ordeal (Part One)

July 20, 2013

Gregory Cooper, a slender 26-year-old, sometimes wears a scraggly beard that detracts from his good looks because he can’t shave every day. When he does shave with a blade, his face becomes inflamed with razor bumps caused by his naturally curly hair becoming imbedded in his face.

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Summer tips for those at risk for anaphylaxis

July 12, 2013

Warm weather is here, bringing barbecues, picnics and more time spent outdoors. Everyone should be able to enjoy these popular pastimes, including the up to six million Americans at risk for a severe allergic reaction or anaphylaxis.

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Tips for men to look and feel their best all summer long

July 5, 2013

This summer men can look and feel perfect all day long with the following helpful tips. Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy experts Dr. Francesca Fusco, a leading dermatologist who specializes in scalp and hair care, and celebrity stylist Jen Atkin, share some helpful tips…

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