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"Aging-in-Place" is a Priority for Most Older Americans
Written by George Rowan (NNPA Special Commentary) 05 November 2009
"Aging-in-Place" is a Priority for Most Older AmericansBy George RowanNNPA Special Commentary (NNPA) - Wouldn't it be nice to be able to click your heels and get your wish? For most older Americans, ... read more >>
Your Health is Your Wealth
Written by Janette Robinson-Flint 22 October 2009
Black Women for Wellness Your Health is Your Wealth  Opening the Dialogue: Black Women and Sexually Transmitted DiseasesFor a myriad of reasons, our community seems to have a difficult time talking ... read more >>
U.S. EPA settles for $15,600 with Behr Process for selling an unregistered pesticide
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
U.S. EPA settles for $15,600 with Behr Process for selling an unregistered pesticide The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement for $15,600 with Behr Process Corporation for the ... read more >>
Therapeutic Substitution Widens Existing Health Disparities in the Underserved
Written by Tish Bridges Hill, M.D., M.B.A. 22 October 2009
Therapeutic Substitution Widens Existing Health Disparities in the UnderservedBy: Tish Bridges Hill, M.D., M.B.A.Studies have clearly and definitively delineated the existence of racial and ethnic health ... read more >>
Social Media Reinforces Teens' Belief that 'Everybody's Doing It'
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Wisconsin Study: Social Media Reinforces Teens' Belief that 'Everybody's Doing It'Parents have long believed - and research bears out - that teenagers are more apt to pursue risky behavior if they believe ... read more >>
Counting Common Colds Viruses
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Counting Common Colds Viruses  Bad news for the immune system: new research has boosted the number of likely common-cold viruses waiting to make you miserable from the long-accepted 100 to perhaps ... read more >>
First Delivery of H1N1 Vaccine Expected Next Week for LA County
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2009
First Delivery of H1N1 Vaccine Expected Next Week for LA CountyInitial doses will be in FluMist(r) Nasal Spray formFirst supplies of the pandemic H1N1 flu vaccine arrived around October 9th-10th in some ... read more >>
Alliance of Diabetes Experts
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2009
Alliance of Diabetes Experts Created to Raise Awareness in Los Angeles of Best Practices in Treatment The Diabetes National Alliance of Health Care Professionals to Help Meet Needs of Growing Diabetes ... read more >>
Hatchi Series to Feature Four Elements Cuisine
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2009
Hatchi Series to Feature Four Elements Cuisine  As part of its Hatchi Series, Angelenos will be able to enjoy an evening of healthy fine dining with Chef Eda Vesterman MS, Dietitian at the Breadbar ... read more >>
Natural Disaster Preparedness: Train-The-Facilitator
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2009
Natural Disaster Preparedness: Train-The-FacilitatorPrincipal Investigator:            Fred Dominguez, MD, MPHMailing Address:        Charles Drew ... read more >>
Living with ALS can be easier
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2009
Living with ALS can be easier While a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, is extremely frightening for patients, there is ongoing research, new technology and medications ... read more >>
Swine Flu Update: One Dose Vaccine Can Protect You
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Richmond Press 24 September 2009
Clenching his fists and boldly watching, 8-year-old Jovonte Whiters of Richmond, Va., gets an injection of swine flu vaccine from nurse Kate Gartland at VCU Medical Center. From left, Ahlaysia Barrett, ... read more >>
Invest in Yourself and Your Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 September 2009
Invest in Yourself and Your Community Hunger is a growing problem globally and the United States is not immune. Nearly 12 million American children have limited access to the nutritious foods they need ... read more >>
Love energy drinks? How to choose a crash-free option
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 September 2009
Love energy drinks? How to choose a crash-free option Since the first can charged onto the market in 1997, energy drinks have become a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. But when you ... read more >>
Discrimination Claimed by Doctors in Detroit Area Hospitals
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 September 2009
Discrimination Claimed by Doctors in Detroit Area Hospitals By Eric T. CampbellSpecial to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen Newspaper Ending disparity in health care is one aspect of President Obama's ... read more >>
‘Heart to Heart’
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 17 September 2009
‘Heart to Heart’  Global Cardio Care clinic is the largest free standing medical and wellness clinic in the world managing deliverance of FDA approved enhanced external counterpulsation ... read more >>
The Secret Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
The Secret CancerA young mother wants other women to be aware of a little-known, but aggressive, form of breast cancer: inflammatory breast cancer."I never heard of it. I was shocked at the diagnosis," ... read more >>
Seven Easy Tips for Healthy Aging
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Seven Easy Tips for Healthy AgingSeptember is Healthy Aging Month, an annual observance designed to raise awareness on the positive aspects of growing older. The health and wellness specialists at ACTS ... read more >>
Health Today: What You Need to Know About Swine Flu
Written by Jacques Williams – Pascal, M.D., FACEP 10 September 2009
Jacques Williams-Pascal   Health Today What You Need to Know About "Swine Flu" By Jacques Williams-Pascal, M.D., FACEPHealthcare seems to be on everyone's mind these days. Your morning coffee ... read more >>
Successful Eating, Sleeping and Toileting with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Successful Eating, Sleeping and Toileting with Autism Spectrum DisorderConquering the "big three" makes lives so much easier!  Dr. Ronald Leaf, a renowned expert in the field of autism, will discuss ... read more >>
Sereni Tea Says 'It's Tea Time'
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 September 2009
Sereni Tea Says 'It's Tea Time'Revolutionary concentrated tea packets produced by Lois Smith  is a game changer in an industry that keeps growing and growingBy Kenneth MillerSentinel Managing EditorLois ... read more >>
Putting the Runs on the Run
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Putting the Runs on the RunParents who want to stop the distress of infantile diarrhea might have a simple solution. Dr. Steven Koslov, a pediatrician and clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin ... read more >>
Students Kick Off New School Year with BBQ Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Students Kick Off New School Year with BBQ Event Harry Lennix, star of the mega hit, "The Matrix", and FOX TV's "Dollhouse", joined a huge throng of students and their families at an exciting back to school ... read more >>
Charles Drew University Settles Lawsuit Against L.A. County
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Charles Drew University Settles Lawsuit Against L.A. County Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science has settled a lawsuit against the County of Los Angeles-a decision that opens the way for the ... read more >>
Driving With a Cast is on Shaky Footing
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Driving With a Cast is on Shaky FootingIs it safe to drive while wearing a cast?A University of Wisconsin foot-and-ankle specialist who just completed a preliminary study of the question says the answer ... read more >>



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