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6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Mar 28
Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands of colorectal cancer cases every year through diet, physically activity and weight management, say experts at the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR).

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

By Eric Brus | Mar 28
The percentage of people under age 65 with health insurance increased to nearly 89 percent in 2015 -- the highest level in more than 40 years of record-keeping, according to a new fact sheet from the CDC.

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Mar 27
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Obamacare will be the law of the land for the forseeable future.

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

By Eric Brus | Mar 27
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

Mar 27
How do we spring into spring, a season that's all about new beginnings and rebirth? Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a NYC based licensed clinical psychologist, shares some tips.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.

Mental Makeover Month

Mental Makeover Month

By Jacob Glass | Mar 26
We must be very careful what we agree to, even mentally, because what we agree with, we are creating for ourselves. Just as there are no idle thoughts, there are no idle agreements, and that includes the next four years.

HIV in the Age of PrEP

HIV in the Age of PrEP

By Richard Hack | Mar 26
At first it was heralded as a medical miracle-the news that a daily single dose of the drug Truvada protected sexually active people from contracting the HIV virus.

Middle-aged White People Are Dying Due to Economic Despair, Study Finds

Middle-aged White People Are Dying Due to Economic Despair, Study Finds

Mar 26
A new Princeton study shows that on average, middle-aged white people with limited education are dying younger from suicide, drug overdoses and alcohol-related deaths due to job despair.

New Anxieties as Trump Says Obamacare Will 'Explode'

New Anxieties as Trump Says Obamacare Will 'Explode'

By Michael Warren and Sudhin Thanawala | Mar 26
Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties.

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