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A Radical Health Transformation: Creating a New Culture of Health in America

A Radical Health Transformation: Creating a New Culture of Health in America

By Gwen McKinney Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Like the water we drink, the air we breathe or the ground we walk on, health is more than being sick or well. Beyond going to [...]

Feeding Your Face

Feeding Your Face

by Valecia Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times They say that you are the food that you eat. Well, what if I told you that you are the food that you wear? Today [...]

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment, Round 2

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment, Round 2

By Lisa Zamosky Reviewed by Sarah Goodell WebMD Health News As we head into the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, consumers will see a revamped Healthcare.gov that government officials say will be [...]

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Impacts Women of Color

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Impacts Women of Color

By Dr. Elaine Batchlor CEO, The New Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly Every October, people lace up their sneakers and walk to support efforts to find a cure for [...]

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

By A.J. Dugger III The Memphis-based Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee has recently expanded to Nashville. “We’re providing education to the community,” said Trevor Thompson, founder and CEO of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee. “Sickle [...]

Patient at HU Hospital Doesn’t Have Ebola, Officials Say

Patient at HU Hospital Doesn’t Have Ebola, Officials Say

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer A patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in D.C. does not have the deadly virus, health officials said Saturday. The District of Columbia Department [...]

2nd Annual Walk With Your Doctor Day Brings Health Care Providers And Patients Together.

2nd Annual Walk With Your Doctor Day Brings Health Care Providers And Patients Together.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2nd annual Walk With Your Doctor Day 5k Walk will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Ted Rhodes Golf Course located at 1901 Ed Temple Blvd in Nashville, TN. [...]

Don’t Let Allergies Spoil Your Summer Outdoor Fun

Don’t Let Allergies Spoil Your Summer Outdoor Fun

Say “summer” and most people think beach vacations and ice pops — not sneezing and itching. But allergy triggers don’t take the summer off. If you have any of the following symptoms, allergies could be to [...]

How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

NASHVILLE, TN — It’s back-to-school time in Middle Tennessee! Here’s your first lesson of the new school year: how to pack a lunch that’ll keep the kids healthy and happy, increase the fruits and veggies, lower [...]

Healthy Fuel for Back to School: Tasty, Tote-able Snack Ideas

Healthy Fuel for Back to School: Tasty, Tote-able Snack Ideas

During back-to-school season, many families will find time is at a premium. With routines changing from summer’s slower pace to tighter schedules jam-packed with work, school and extracurricular commitments, it can be hard to keep kids [...]

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