Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Health News

African Americans Dying At Slower Rate Than White Americans

African-Americans age 65 and older are dying at a slower rate than whites of the same age, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

TCC Alum Earns Master’s – Despite The Odds

Kenita Jackson proudly wears the white coat she earned at Eastern Virginia Medical School.   A newly trained surgical assistant, she helps surgeons in the operating rooms at Sentara Princess ...

Paulette Washington: Double Aneurysm & Divine Intervention

The National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, defines a cerebral aneurysm as, “A weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that balloons out and ...

Part Two: April Is National Minority Health Month

A growing stack of reports on health-care disparities may explain why a patient with a toothache sat in the parking lot waiting to see a dentist the day that Golden ...

International Black Women’s Congress Hosts 14th Annual Organ Donation Awareness Gala

HAMPTON ROADS More than 150 guests attended the International Black Women’s Congress 14th Annual Organ Donation Awareness Gala at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott on April 8, 2017. The event sponsor ...

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African-Americans age 65 and older are dying at a slower rate than whites of the same age, according to a new report by the Centers ...

Kenita Jackson proudly wears the white coat she earned at Eastern Virginia Medical School.   A newly trained surgical assistant, she helps surgeons in the ...

The National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, defines a cerebral aneurysm as, “A weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the ...

A growing stack of reports on health-care disparities may explain why a patient with a toothache sat in the parking lot waiting to see a ...

HAMPTON ROADS More than 150 guests attended the International Black Women’s Congress 14th Annual Organ Donation Awareness Gala at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott on April ...

When Terrance Afer-Anderson was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010, he could have retreated from the world or crawled into a shell; instead he decided ...

WILLIAMSBURG A new program for residents of South Hampton Roads offers support to caregivers with a family member living with Alzheimer’s or other memory loss ...

WASHINGTON Men’s Health Network (MHN) is encouraged by the latest recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) that urges men to talk to ...

WASHINGTON  Men’s Health Network (MHN) is joining organizations and communities across the country in April to recognize Testicular Cancer Awareness Month as part of its ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) The pollen count is through the roof and once again, you have a stuffy nose, sinus pain, fatigue and reduced sense of smell and ...

If the Republican-backed Affordable Health Care Act  (AHCA) is passed, millions of Americans currently enrolled in Obamacare would lose their  insurance and see fewer benefits ...

He’s has already achieved one version of the American Dream.   After growing up in poverty in Flint, Mich., DeVon Taylor ’12 graduated from Old Dominion ...

By Dr. Cynthia Burwell On Saturday, January 28th, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., members of the community will convene Tackling Health Disparities in the African-American ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson A staggering number of Virginia children are living without a health safety net. They are uninsured. According to a recent Urban Institute ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Here’s an alarming statistic that should get your attention. Imagine 3 jumbo jet airliners, each carrying 438 passengers, crashing every day for ...
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