New report: Black doctors making less than White ones

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation...

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more...

Florida Senate committee backs medical tourism bill

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The state will spend $5 million next year to entice people to bring their aches...

Kids still being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

DREAMSTIME/TNS Parents urged to use liquid or powder detergents if they have children under 6 years old. BY ELLEN...

What women need to know about AFib and strokes

FROM FAMILY FEATURES About 1.5 million American women live with atrial fibrillation, a heart disorder commonly known as “AFib” that can lead to deadly or...

Having trouble sleeping? It could be your dusty bedroom

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) It’s cold and flu season, but if you have the sniffles and feel exhausted, the culprit might not be a...

The high cost of generic medicine

Some drugs that were cheap to get just a few years ago have skyrocketed BY JIM FUQUAY FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM/MCT Pharmacist Larry Cowan can flip through his...

A focus on health

For local residents seeking information on getting and staying healthy, there was plenty on hand at Saturday’s Health & Wellness Fair hosted by the...

HIV Infection Rates Decline Among Black Women by Zenitha Prince

Just in time for National HIV Testing Day, which was observed on June 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered some encouraging...

Halifax Health to host Stop the Bleed Day Saturday

In recognition of National Stop the Bleed Day on March 31, Halifax Health will host a free, two-hour training class for those interested in...

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