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Health Disparities Group Pushing For Equality In Immunizations

   (Trice Edney Wire) - A working group of Black leaders is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand the recommendations...

Insurance Exchanges Will Extend Coverage To Millions

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – In less than a week, health insurance market exchanges will open across the nation and more than 40 million Americans, including...

‘Baby-Friendly’ Hospitals Bypass Black Communities

By Rita Henley Jensen Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Women's eNews. (Trice Edney Wire)-Very few of the maternity wards that have won a...

What The Affordable Care Act Means To You

By Edna Kane-Williams (Trice Edney Wire) - We’ve heard about it in bits and pieces over the past three years – the Affordable Care Act...

More Moms Breastfeeding, States Report

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press (Trice Edney Wire) - More mothers in the United States are breastfeeding their...

Hampton U Receives $13.5 Million Grant To Combat Health Disparities In Minority Men

Hampton, Va. – Hampton University President William R. Harvey recently announced that Hampton University has received a $13.5...

Sulfur Emissions from Exxon Mobil Leak Harmful to Human Health By Michael Patrick Welch

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Louisiana Weekly (TriceEdney Wire) - A leak in one of Exxon Mobil’s sulfur recovery units in...

Kidney Health Fest For African American Families To Take Place This Saturday

   This Sat., June 22 Northwest Kidney Centers will hold its 11th annual Kidney Health Fest for African American Families, featuring free health screenings, education,...

Perseverance And Family Support Help Diabetes And Kidney Patient See The Future

By Cynthia Flash Special to The Medium       The unspoken message Jackie Brown remembers hearing from the time she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at...

Renowned Leader In Kidney Research: There Is A Link Between Cardiovascular Disease And Kidney Disease

By Francie Fitzpatrick Special to The Seattle Medium When Michael E. Wiley, Sr. found out his kidneys were failing in 2000, he knew he needed...

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City Of Seattle Begins Administering Pfizer Vaccine To 12 – 15 Year-Olds

“Seattle’s road to recovery starts with vaccinations. We can’t safely come together again as a city and a community until the vast majority of us are vaccinated, and that includes our younger residents,” said Durkan. “The City is proud to immediately begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to youth throughout our region, and we’ll continue to come up with creative ways to bring the vaccine directly to our communities.”

The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks

The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers your questions on what the new CDC recommendations mean for Americans, and also discusses his new feature documentary, "Race for The Vaccine."

Family Of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing

“Our dad, Dr. Herbert Oye, is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and has worked tirelessly to build his own Vascular Surgery practice,” the young physicians wrote in a statement on Facebook. “Dad has since opened a hospital back in Nigeria and splits his time between the United States and Nigeria. We are all currently in the medical field as a second-, third- and fourth-year medical student and a first year Internal Medicine Resident.”

Inslee Sets June 30 As Re-opening Date For The State Of Washington

According to Inslee, the full reopening of the state could happen prior to June 30 if 70% or more of Washingtonians over the age of 16 initiate vaccination. Washington has administered over six million doses of vaccine, and 56 percent of Washingtonians have initiated vaccination.