Understanding Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Kevin is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Rare Disease at Pfizer. He pursued medicine after being inspired by his father’s work as...
sugar belly

3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’ And Returning Wheat To Your Diet

Poor wheat. It seems the golden grain has lost much of its luster, thanks to the gluten-free movement (now a $16-billion-dollar-a-year industry) and a broad-brush...
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 Four Ways To Stay Sober Through The Summer Holiday Drinking Season

Hey, recovering alcoholics! Here comes the summer drinking season—Memorial Day, June graduations and weddings, Fourth of July, the beach, and barbecues! What could go wrong? Plenty,...
arthritis

Cure for Arthritis on the horizon with gene editing

Right now, arthritis treatment tends to be an all-or-nothing proposition: the drugs you take affect your entire body, causing havoc with your immune system...
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 New...

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

Heart disease is the longstanding No. 1 killer of Americans, and the leading cause of death among Marylanders. While this silent killer devastates populations...
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 City...

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

After years of tepid action, Florida officials are moving to intensify monitoring and remove residents from a sprawling complex for the disabled that has...

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 media call with Reps. Jared Polis...
prescription drugs

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

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Seven years after a U.S. senator cited him as a national example of aberrant practices, the onetime top prescriber of antipsychotic...