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Affordable Care Act Will Create More Jobs

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Health care reform under the Affordable Care Act is off to a sickly start. There have been...

HPV Vaccines Less Effective For Black Women

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent       WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although Black women are twice as likely as White women to die from cervical cancer, Human...

The Obama Administration Is Hustlin’ Backwards

 NEWS ANALYSIS By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III (Trice Edney Wire) - "I am sorry that they (people losing their health insurance) are finding themselves in this...

Obama On Defensive Over Healthcare Glitches

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Under unrelenting attacks –including from Democratic supporters – President Obama and White House officials continue to struggle as they try to...

Report: Half Of Single Young Adults Eligible For The Insurance Marketplace Could Get Coverage For $50 Or Less

      A new report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that nearly half (46 percent) of single young...

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...

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16 American Missionaries Kidnapped In Haiti

Seventeen missionaries from the United States and Canada, some of them minors, were kidnapped in Haiti, according to the organization Christian Aid Ministries. CNN's Kylie Atwood reports.

The REAL Reason The U.S. Supply Chain Is Backed Up

Washington Post global economics correspondent David Lynch explains why the US supply chain is so backed up and says the "original sin" that kicked off this crisis was a change in American consumption habits during the pandemic.

‘Please Get Vaccinated’

Doctors say the figure for pregnant Black women is alarming given they are more likely to die from pregnancy complications than any other demographic group. Health advocates believe the pandemic has the potential to worsen the Black maternal health crisis, especially if Black moms aren't getting immunized.

Poor, Low-Income Voters Comprised Over One-Third Of Those Casting Ballots In 2020

The study, titled “Waking the Sleeping Giant: Low-Income Voters and the 2020 Elections” also shows that of the 168 million people who voted in 2020, 59 million — 35% — were poor or low-income, meaning they have an estimated annual income of less than $50,000. The 2020 presidential elections saw the highest voter turnout in U.S. election history, including among low-income voters.

Colin Powell Dies At 84

“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19,” the former General’s family wrote on Facebook.