Health & Wellness

Men and Women: A Different Outlook on Work and Cancer

The challenges surrounding life with cancer, particularly in the workplace, are complex, and new findings show that male and female experiences can differ. In a recent survey commissioned by Cancer and Careers and conducted by Harris Poll, more women than men say they need to work for financial reasons and employed women were more likely…

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Simple Tips to Reduce Suffering this Flu Season

U.S. health officials are predicting a harsh flu season. While there is still no cure for flu, there are steps you can take to reduce suffering while the virus takes its course. Some experts suggest starting the quest to feel better by exploring your local health food store. Dr. Lawrence Rosen, author of several books…

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Getting Fit in the New Year

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Aren’t the holidays about good times with loved ones, great food, and fun? Anyway, beginning Jan. 1, you will make resolutions to eat healthier and work out. Starting then, you plan to get fit. This will be your New Year’s resolution. Life will be better after December. Sound familiar? It…

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Watch Out for Those Holiday Health Hazards

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Yes, it may be the most wonderful time of the year but the Holiday Season is also at the top of the list for health hazards, too. No wonder hospital: admissions shoot up between December 19 and the New Year! So, keep safe and follow a few tips for a…

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The Lupus Research Alliance and the National Minority Quality Forum Announce Lupus Multi-Cultural Engagement Partnership

 The Lupus Research Alliance and the National Minority Quality Forum launched the Lupus Multi-Cultural Engagement Partnership at the recent inaugural meeting in New York City which was attended by 30 national experts and key opinion leaders. The Lupus Multi-Cultural Engagement Partnership (Lupus MCEP) is an ambitious response to an urgent global problem: More than 120 clinical studies…

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Holiday Depression, Anxiety, and Stress? You’re Not Alone

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The holidays can be a joyful time, offering a chance to reconnect with friends and family, but they can also bring two unwelcome guests:  stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands – parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a…

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Don’t Delay, Sign Up For Affordable Healthcare Today

By Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., Chairman, Democratic Faith Working Group The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. So, time is running out. Despite what you may have heard, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land, and everyone must have health insurance…

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Black AIDS Institute Launches New Website and Sponsors Nationwide Events to Commemorate World AIDS Day

To commemorate World AIDS Day, the Black AIDS Institute is sponsoring several events across the country and launching a new website (www.BlackAIDS.org) aimed at awareness, education, capacity building, mobilizing advocacy, and improving healthcare access. The mobile-optimized site reflects the true depth of the Institute’s diverse programming. It enables viewers to read the latest HIV related…

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