Obama Pulls Plug on Major Part of Health Care Reform Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration Friday pulled the plug on a major program in the president's signature health overhaul law — a long-term care insurance plan dogged from the beginning by doubts over...

Nappiology Expo to Celebrate Beauty of Natural Hair

For the growing number of African-American women across the country who have opted to “go natural” and ditch chemically processed and relaxed hairstyles, the Nappiology Expo in Hurst, Texas may be their Mecca. Kicking...

Wanda Sykes Reveals Battle With Breast Cancer

Wanda Sykes, popular comedian and star of the HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” recently revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. According to The Huffington Post, the Emmy Award-winner appeared...

Sushi with A Purpose: ONEHOPE Campaign Returns

RA Sushi, a restaurant with 25 locations across the country, is stepping up in the fight against breast cancer. They are partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) for the month of October...

Michelle Obama Partners with Restaurant Chain to Promote Healthy Choices

An Olive Garden restaurant in Hyattsville, Md. was the site of an important announcement in the societal quest for healthier food choices recently. According to a release from the White House, First Lady Michelle...

Republicans Take New Tact to Curtail Legal Abortion in Virginia

The Virginia Board of Health passed what were labeled “emergency” regulations Sept. 15 that abortion rights advocates say will effectively shut down the 22 abortion providers in the state. The rules approved by 12...

Orgasmic Release: The More, The Better Your Health

Good sex is essential for overall good health, Texas health care experts are saying in a current campaign using media outlets to convey a fact that health researchers have long asserted. In Texas, Dr. Mark...

University of North Texas Opens First Vegan Cafeteria

As the first mainstream university to offer an all-vegan cafeteria, the University of North Texas (UNT) may prove that the nationwide push for healthy eating has resonated in places where meat has been viewed...

Experts: Food Production Must Increase 70 Percent to Meet Earth’s Growing Population

With the world’s population expected to reach 7 billion by the end of October according to the United Nations, farmers and researchers are scrambling to figure out how to prevent a global food crisis. Despite...

Miracle Recovery Victim Now Runningthis time for Office in N.J.

Adam Taliaferro, a former Penn State football player who overcame an injurywhich once paralyzed him, is running for a soon-to-be vacant seat in New Jersey. Taliaferro, 29, is among seven candidates running for the seat...

Ariz. Appeals Court Upholds Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

An appeals court in Arizona has ruled that the state must continue to provide health-care benefits to state-employed same-sex couples. In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

Price of Pleasure: HIV False-Positive Test Scare Prompts Porn Industry Temporary Shutdown

A voluntary moratorium on adult film production in Los Angeles was lifted Sept. 3 after a performer whose positive test for the virus that causes AIDS was found to be still HIV-negative, a porn...

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