Health

Americans Still Have Obamacare, For Now

By China Dickerson

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The Trump administration failed last week in its latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, but that doesn’t mean the Republican Party is finished. It just means Trump and Republican congressional leaders know what they can’t do. Read More

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Singer Sinead O’Connor’s Latest Videos Shows That Depression is A Serious Matter

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Sinead O’ Connor, 50,  released two videos on Facebook on Saturday showing the depths of her depression illness. In her first video, she seemed happy and even said it was the most beautiful week of her life. However in the second video, O Connor could be seen crying and saying that she needs to go back to the hospital. O’Connor was previously hospitalized on August 3rd, after saying she was suicidal in a Travel Lodge hotel in New Jersey. Throughout the years, O’Connor has revealed that she has been struggling with depression. To read more about this story click here.

Top 4 Post Exercise Meals

After you exercise eat this…

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Morning Exercisers:

Egg Omelet with Avocado
Eggs are just about the best source of protein on the planet.  Egg yolks are one of the richest dietary sources that helps prevent fat and cholesterol from accumulating in the liver.  Serve with avocado for a nice dose of fiber and monounsaturated fat. Read More

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New York Couple Commit Suicide Because of Lack Of Health Care

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A New York Couple in their 50’s committed suicide by jumping from a building in New York City’s Murray Hill Neighborhood. The couple left a note saying the reason for their actions were due in part by a lack of health care. The couple were not identified but according to reports, the note informed authorities to take of their children who were upstairs. To read more about this story click here.  

 

Source: http://www.inquisitr.com/4395939/couple-jump-to-their-deaths-in-new-york-suicide-note-says-we-just-cant-afford-the-health-care/

Taking antibiotics until they are all gone is not supported by scientific evidence

By: Jarrod Horton

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I always wondered why doctors would tell you to take all your antibiotics; even if you feel better. Martin Llewelyn, a a professor in infectious diseases at Britain’s University of Sussex, seems to agree. He wrote an article in the British Medical Journal that refutes the age old adage. He noted that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has replaced the label of taking antibiotics from “complete the course” to “exactly as prescribed.” Not only does taking antibiotics longer than necessary increase the risk of developing a resistance; it is not supported by scientific evidence. To read more about this story click here.  

Washington health department to remove billboard with anti-pot message aimed at Latino kids

A health-department spokeswoman said it was clear from the reaction on social media that some people were offended.

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A billboard in Yakima, created as part of a public-health campaign to discourage teen marijuana use, will be coming down. (Shawn Gust / Yakima Herald-Republic)

The Washington State Department of Health is apologizing after some people were offended by anti-marijuana messaging aimed at Latino young people in the Yakima area. Read More

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Health & Exercise Require Commitment.

By: Christian Starr

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(ThyBlackMan.com) Many of us know, and understand that health is Important, and the maintaining of such require work. If we are to build strong community strong bodies, and minds are necessary. Eating healthy, and exercising, must become a lifestyle for our people and not merely a seasonal push. Life choices require sacrifice, and we lose too many brothers and sisters to preventable disease. Some of the issue is access, but more so the problem is fully committing to a healthy life. Making healthy choices doesn’t have to render us a life time of having to partake of nasty food. Exercising doesn’t mean one must be married to the gym. But, as a people we must embrace the need to change as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart trouble are just a few of the health problems we face as a community. Read More

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Research Tries ‘Shock and Kill’ to Eliminate HIV

By: Ben Thompson

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FILE – A nurse takes blood for a free HIV test during an HIV prevention campaign marking World AIDS Day in Lima, Peru, Dec. 1, 2016.

Researchers working on a one-two punch to eliminate HIV say their first punch has landed and they can start working on the second, though plenty of work will be needed on both fronts before a cure is available. Read More

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