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Reducing The Risk Of HIV By 90 Percent

By Phill Wilson NNPA Columnist       This Friday, February 7h, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). It’s an opportunity for the nation to take a...

NMA Resolution: Good Health For All African-Americans

By Michael A. LeNoir, M.D.  Good health should be on minds of everyone, especially African Americans, at the beginning of this New Year.   Whether we...

Some Hopeful Signs In The HIV/AIDS War

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Rae Lewis Thornton likes to sneak in a tranquil tea time between expanding her brand and the...

Local Health Officials Warn Of Public Exposures To Measles

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in an infant who was in several locations in King County during the contagious period....

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...

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