Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Chesapeake Writer Puts Pen To Paper To Help Others

In 2007, Chesapeake writer Brenda Anderson wrote a thoughtful, 117-page, self-help book about her grandmother who died in 2006 at age 93 of colon cancer. After she wrapped up the ...

Book Provides Tools For Women’s Heart Health

MISSION VIEJO, CA “Silence is one of the most deadly aspects of women’s heart disease,” says Dr. Jacqueline Eubany, board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Having devoted her life’s work to saving ...

Local Imam Explains Ramadan Observance Underway For Muslims

For thirty days from May 27 and until June 24,  Imam Vernon Fareed and other Muslims are observing Ramadan. The 30-period of personal deprivation and rereading  of the Quran, the faith ...

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 ...

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In 2007, Chesapeake writer Brenda Anderson wrote a thoughtful, 117-page, self-help book about her grandmother who died in 2006 at age 93 of colon cancer. ...

MISSION VIEJO, CA “Silence is one of the most deadly aspects of women’s heart disease,” says Dr. Jacqueline Eubany, board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Having devoted ...

For thirty days from May 27 and until June 24,  Imam Vernon Fareed and other Muslims are observing Ramadan. The 30-period of personal deprivation and rereading  ...

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 ...
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