Women’s voices often missing from health care debate

‘Women’s health’ means very different things to different people, based on their backgrounds and ages. BY ANNA GORMAN AND JENNY GOLD KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Women, in particular, have...

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...

Young Blacks benefit from HPV vaccine, experts say

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVCE Higher rates of cancers associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) occur in African-Americans compared to Whites, according to a...

Medicare tightening requirements for many home devices

BY KRIS B. MAMULA PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE (TNS) Medicare is taking aim at questionable medical claims again, this time by requiring pre-approval for a number of medical...

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end...

Most dog bites to kids come from family pets

BY JIM MCVEIGH MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS PHOENIX — Prior studies have shown that most dog bite injuries result from family dogs. A new study conducted...

Everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy

BY CHARLES PLATKIN FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM / TNS There is still a lot of confusion about nutrition and other health issues during pregnancy. To dispel some...

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Speech therapy for Parkinson’s update scheduled Royleen Barton will provide an update on speech therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease from 2 to 3:30 p.m....

Libraries to host breast and cervical cancer programs

Women between 50 and 64 who have no health insurance and limited income may be eligible for free Pap smears, clinical breast exams and...

Getting to the heart of the meal

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE The roots of soul food run deep. Mary McCallum-Stewart isn’t as well-known as Sylvia Woods, purveyor of Harlem’s legendary eatery,...

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