Scantlebury, McKibben Focusing Attention on Kidney Disease

This lingering health crisis, its urgency, and the need to c versus years of dialysis are the focal points of a new 60-second video public...

Groups Team Up to Make National Bone Marrow Registry as Racially Diverse as Possible

NEW YORK, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018, there will be an estimated 1,735,350 new cancer cases...
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Another Word to Add to Your Health IQ: ‘Phthalates’

Most people know that eating out is not only expensive, but it can really pack the pounds on. That's because restaurants often use a...

New Doctors Report Illness Tracker™ Expanded to Include 27 of Nation’s Top Flu Hot...

Pittsburgh, PA, February 15, 2018 – With the flu continuing to remain strong nationally, Doctors Report™ Illness Tracker™ and DoctorsReport.com, the new mobile app...

Fighting the Flu at Work On-site Flu Clinics, Frequent Sanitization and Other Measures Can...

If you notice your workers sneezing and coughing more frequently, chances are good you’re not imagining it — because flu season is officially in...
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Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care. This story was co-published with NPR. On a melancholy Saturday this past February,...
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Black Faith Leaders Encourage Their Flocks to Sign Up for Obamacare

Faith leaders in the Black community are encouraging members of their congregations to sign-up for healthcare coverage during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment...
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Poll: 70 percent of Marketplace Enrollees Satisfied with Obamacare

As President Donald Trump continues to sow confusion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows that,...

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...
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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...