Health

  • Feeding Your Face

    They say that you are the food that you eat. Well, what if I told you that you are the food that you wear? Today there is a new trend and it includes “slathering” food on your face. It’s been proven that taking natural foods from the very kitchen that we eat from and using […]

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  • Do Better Jobs Mean Better Health?

    If you have a steady job that pays a fair wage, odds are you’re in better health than people who don’t. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a reliable job with sufficient pay means more than a paycheck. For millions of Americans, employment also provides the health insurance and ...

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  • HIV/AIDS Activists Push for More Funding to Address Stigma

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an ongoing effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic physicians, healthcare workers and human rights activists want the government and the public to place more emphasis on the stigma associated with the deadly disease that continues to plague the Black community. According ...

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  • Man Who Died from Ebola Endured Treatment Delays

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first started showing symptoms — a delay that doctors said probably made it impossible for anyone to save his life. Dr. Martin Salia was in the 13th ...

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  • Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has Died

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said. Nebraska Medical Center said in a news release that Dr. Martin Salia died as a result of the disease. ...

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  • Surgeon with Ebola Arrives in US for Treatment

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone continued treatment Sunday at a biocontainment unit In Nebraska where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, landed at Eppley ...

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  • Does ZIP Code Matter More Than Genetic Code?

    (Updated 11/17/2014) Since the genetic code was fully mapped at the turn of this century, we have been schooled by science articles, TV crime shows, and medical breakthroughs that our DNA is the master of our destiny. It’s time for a rethink. A set of maps produced by the Robert Wood Johnson ...

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