The Skanner News - Health Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:07:30 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) Few Sickle Cell Patients Receive Beneficial Drug Study finds medication helps reduce painful episodes   

]]> (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) Health Mon, 11 May 2015 18:37:34 -0700
Landmark Study Seeks to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease The breakthrough A4 study at OHSU seeks to stop Alzheimer's disease before it starts   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Health Mon, 04 May 2015 21:10:43 -0700
Couch-to-Starlight Program Trains Lifelong Runners Legacy Health will train novice athletes to run in the Legacy Health Starlight Run  

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Health Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:26:36 -0700
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   

Health Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:08:57 -0700
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

Health Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:34:22 -0800
Is There More to See in Your Family Tree? Find out if glaucoma runs in your family   

Health Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:43:33 -0800
Now is the Time to Get Tested for Glaucoma Find out if glaucoma runs in your family   

Health Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:04:45 -0800
Simplify Holidays with Alzheimer's 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  

Health Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:58:40 -0800
Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Diabetic Eye Disease Tips to help you set your sights on healthy vision   

Health Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:18:11 -0800
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   

Health Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:05:45 -0700
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  

Health Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:09:49 -0700
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


Health Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:37:52 -0700
First Lady Defends Healthy School Lunch Plan Michelle to Republicans: Don’t play politics with our kids health 

Health Tue, 27 May 2014 20:20:26 -0700
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


]]> (Lisa Loving) Health Mon, 12 May 2014 18:11:19 -0700
Healthy Food: Meatless Monday with Potatoes
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

]]> (David Kidd) Health Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:02:00 -0800