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Category: Health

Zika infection on rise

Zika Infection Update – August 4

Cases of Zika infection are on the rise. Below are links to important stories. 33 US Service Members Have Contracted Zika, Pentagon Says...

As Heart Disease Plagues the Black Community, America’s Access to Medicines May Be Headed for Crisis

By Rev. Derek McCoyHeart disease is the longstanding No. 1 killer of Americans, and the leading cause of death among Marylanders. While...

clean energy

Florida Moms, Business Leaders and Lawmakers Discuss Clean Energy

Miami, Florida – On Wednesday, June 29th at 10 am, Moms Clean Air Force hosted a press conference with local community leaders at the...

Florida Cracks Down on Troubled For-profit Facility for the Disabled

by Heather Vogell, ProPublicaAfter years of tepid action, Florida officials are moving to intensify monitoring and remove residents from a...

FDA Urged to Lift 1-Year Wait on Gay Blood Donations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 11:00am ET, the National Gay Blood Drive, Equality Federation, and PCCC hosted a...

prescription drugs

Florida Doctor Pleads Guilty to Fraud — Years After Complaints About His Prescribing

The onetime top prescriber of mental health drugs in Florida’s Medicaid program is awaiting sentencing on federal fraud charges long...

Pepsi putting aspartame back into diet drinks

1yr after removing controversial sweetenerBing reports that PepsiCo is putting aspartame back into some of its diet drinks, only a year...

Alcohol, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix

A new study released today at the American Society of Hypertension in New York City has focused new attention on the dangers of drinking...

immodium

Addicts Getting High with Diarrhea Drug Imodium

HealthDay News reports that many addicts are now turning to the diarrhea drug Imodium for a high because they cannot get access to their...

Important Information for Those with Celiac Disease

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — May is Celiac Awareness Month. An estimated 3 million Americans suffer...