The Skanner News - Health http://www.theskanner.com/news/health Sun, 24 May 2015 04:00:21 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Few Sickle Cell Patients Receive Beneficial Drug http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22714-few-sickle-cell-patients-recieve-beneficial-drug http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22714-few-sickle-cell-patients-recieve-beneficial-drug Study finds medication helps reduce painful episodes   

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lisa@theskanner.com (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) Health Mon, 11 May 2015 18:37:34 -0700
Landmark Study Seeks to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22689-landmark-study-seeks-to-prevent-alzheimer-s-disease http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22689-landmark-study-seeks-to-prevent-alzheimer-s-disease The breakthrough A4 study at OHSU seeks to stop Alzheimer's disease before it starts   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Health Mon, 04 May 2015 21:10:43 -0700
Couch-to-Starlight Program Trains Lifelong Runners http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22521-couch-to-starlight-program-trains-lifelong-runners http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22521-couch-to-starlight-program-trains-lifelong-runners Legacy Health will train novice athletes to run in the Legacy Health Starlight Run  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Health Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:26:36 -0700
CDC: Toddler Food Often Has Too Much Salt, Sugar http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22490-cdc-toddler-food-often-has-too-much-salt-sugar http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22490-cdc-toddler-food-often-has-too-much-salt-sugar Added sugars, including high fructose corn syrup, dextrose and glucose, raised concerns because they boost calorie totals without health benefits   

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Health Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:08:57 -0700
Why Blacks are More Likely to Die From Colon Cancer http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22426-why-blacks-are-more-likely-to-die-from-colon-cancer http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22426-why-blacks-are-more-likely-to-die-from-colon-cancer Researchers say the disparity has less to do with race than with the quality of care

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Health Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:34:22 -0800
Is There More to See in Your Family Tree? http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22293-is-there-more-to-see-in-your-family-tree http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22293-is-there-more-to-see-in-your-family-tree Find out if glaucoma runs in your family   

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Health Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:43:33 -0800
Now is the Time to Get Tested for Glaucoma http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22253-now-is-the-time-to-get-tested-for-glaucoma http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22253-now-is-the-time-to-get-tested-for-glaucoma Find out if glaucoma runs in your family   

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Health Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:04:45 -0800
Simplify Holidays with Alzheimer's Patients http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22235-simplify-holidays-with-alzheimers-patients http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22235-simplify-holidays-with-alzheimers-patients Consider every event from the point of view of your family member who has disease or another dementia, even happy events can be terrifying  

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Health Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:58:40 -0800
Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Diabetic Eye Disease http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22106-don-t-turn-a-blind-eye-to-diabetic-eye-disease http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/22106-don-t-turn-a-blind-eye-to-diabetic-eye-disease Tips to help you set your sights on healthy vision   

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Health Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:18:11 -0800
African Union Chief Asks Donors to Support Universal Healthcare for Africans http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21963-african-union-chief-asks-donors-to-support-universal-healthcare-for-africans http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21963-african-union-chief-asks-donors-to-support-universal-healthcare-for-africans The Ebola crisis highlights needs for transportation, medical equipment and personnel to fight the pandemic and other diseases   

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Health Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:05:45 -0700
Investigations Underway to See if Disease Sickening Children Has Reached Seattle http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21825-investigations-underway-to-see-if-disease-sickening-children-has-reached-seattle http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21825-investigations-underway-to-see-if-disease-sickening-children-has-reached-seattle Hundreds of children in the Midwest have been hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness  

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Health Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:09:49 -0700
Concussions a Greater Problem for Black Youth http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21484-concussions-a-greater-problem-for-black-youth http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21484-concussions-a-greater-problem-for-black-youth Federal government estimates that 5.3 million U.S. citizens are living with disability as a result of a traumatic brain injury such as an untreated sports concussion

 

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Health Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:37:52 -0700
First Lady Defends Healthy School Lunch Plan http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21287-first-lady-defends-healthy-school-lunch-plan http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21287-first-lady-defends-healthy-school-lunch-plan Michelle to Republicans: Don’t play politics with our kids health 

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Health Tue, 27 May 2014 20:20:26 -0700
Community Health Workers Step Up for Afrocentric Training http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21216-community-health-workers-step-up-for-afrocentric-training http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/21216-community-health-workers-step-up-for-afrocentric-training Urban League, Capacitation Center build core group of African and African American community health workers for the expanding health care economy

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Health Mon, 12 May 2014 18:11:19 -0700
Healthy Food: Meatless Monday with Potatoes http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/14991-healthy-vegetarian-food-2012-07-11 http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/14991-healthy-vegetarian-food-2012-07-11
Fabulous recipes

Join the national Meatless Monday campaign and pledge to reduce your meat intake, one Monday at a time. It's a fun way to explore meatless eating

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david@theskanner.com (David Kidd) Health Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:02:00 -0800