Tuesday, August 11, 2020

More women stocking up on birth control

Consumers worried Trump administration policies could impact funding for family planning services BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON — Mary Bonheimer wants to wait a few years before...

Technology advances help to prevent and lessen impact of colon cancer

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. each year. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Affecting the colon —...

OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT 101

BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – House Republicans have finally unveiled legislation to repeal and – just as important – replace the Affordable...

New diagnosis: ‘Post-election stress disorder’

Mental health professionals report a stream of patients coming in with anxiety and depression related to —  or worsened by — the blast of...

SOUL FOOD – THE LEGACY

The imagination and desperation of enslaved Africans forever changed the way the American South cooks and eats. But there’s an unhealthy price to be...

Breaking down Obamacare

A Q&A on the impact of Trump’s order to weaken the Affordable Care Act BY JOSH MAGNESS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an...

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

30 MILLION UNINSURED

A new study states that if Obamacare is repealed, many Americans – including millions who voted for Donald Trump – will lose their health...

ON BORROWED TIME

A resurgent Republican Party will repeal ‘Obamacare,’ possibly with chaotic results – especially in Black America. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are considering...

‘New Lens on Aging’

Scholars shine light on Blacks and aging during annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Little Freddie...