Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Campaign under way to recruit more Black and Latino nurses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”...

What to do if your teen is a cutter

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE “She’s been wearing long sleeves even when it’s really hot out.” “She refuses to go swimming even though it was...

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...

Spoonfuls of yogurt could benefit adults with high blood pressure

BY MICHAEL MCGOUGH SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it...

National HIV Testing Day to be recognized June 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS An estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States and almost one in five don’t know they are...

Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing

Dr. Herbert Oye (fourth from left), is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and...

Sulfur Emissions from Exxon Mobil Leak Harmful to Human Health

 A leak in one of Exxon Mobil’s sulfur recovery units in Baton Rouge, La. last month resulted in the release of various chemicals harmful...

Volusia Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 10

More than 5.3 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and in Florida, over half-a-million people are currently diagnosed. In...

How Obama and Trump differ on concussion policy

BY ELIZABETH BLOOM PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Barack Obama and Donald Trump disagree on pretty much everything. Climate change. The Iran nuclear deal. Russia. Curiously enough, you can add concussions...

Loved ones to be remembered at World AIDS Day events

FROM STAFF REPORTS Local residents will observe World AIDS Day on Friday at a Healing and Remembrance Service at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church...