The Skanner News - Health http://www.theskanner.com/news/health Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:23:21 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) 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
Tabouli: Good Food on a Tight Budget http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/16812-good-food-on-a-tight-budget-2012-12-06 http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/16812-good-food-on-a-tight-budget-2012-12-06
Salad information to protect human health and the environment. Teaching families at risk of hunger how to get more food for their money and better nourishment from those foods, as part of the No Kid Hungry campaign.
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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Health Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:25:00 -0800
Obamacare: What's in It for You? http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/20076-obamcare-whats-in-it-for-you-2013-09-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/health/20076-obamcare-whats-in-it-for-you-2013-09-30 Obamacare, in Oregon Health Care Reform, is about far more than expanding access, it makes a difference for African Americans. Talking points on the Obama Care ruling: is it a threat to democracy or victory for all Americans? You can compare plans, get help to pay, and sign up for through the online health exchanges.

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Health Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:01:38 -0700