Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News

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Party With a Purpose: Fighting HIV Among Black Women at the 2017 Essence Festival

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Black AIDS Institute (TriceEdneyWire.com) – An estimated 1 in 49 women will be...

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Health Insurance Premiums Likely To Spike In NYS Next Year, Despite Bans And Regulations

By Staff –   Gov. Cuomo is doing his part to make sure New York State insurers cover the 10 essential health benefits currently...

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Ebola Reappears in Congo and Vaccine is Readied for Crucial Test

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – After a deadly Ebola epidemic two years ago, scientists not only developed a vaccine, but it appears to be 100...

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African-American Children Have Higher Mortality Rates Due to Diabetes Than Any Other Demographic

By Staff –   African-American children have a higher death rate from diabetes than any of their peers. For perspective, these...

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Could Virtual Reality Help Upstate NY Seniors Stay On Their Feet?

For most of us, growing older isn’t much fun. As people age, vision and hearing may start to worsen and memories may begin to fade....

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Doubts Raised About Highly-Praised Malaria Vaccine Headed for Africa

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – With much fanfare, the world’s first injectable vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three...

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Another Reason to Exercise: It Might Help Your Vision

By Julie Cohen –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The benefits of exercise go beyond fitness: reducing risk of disease, improving...

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - AUGUST 21:  Residents of the West Point slum wait for food aid during the second day of the government's Ebola quarantine on their neighborhood on August 21, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The government delivered bags of rice, beans and cooking oil to residents, who are forbidden from leaving the seaside slum, due to the Ebola outbreak in their community. More than 1,200 people have died due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Trump Administration Ends Ebola Amnesty for West African Refugees

By Staff –   President Donald Trump has reportedly ended former President Barack Obama’s amnesty program for West African...

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Excellus is Looking for 12,000 New Yorkers to Pay $2.7 Million in Unclaimed Funds

By Staff –   Excellus BlueCross BlueShield wants to pay more than 12,000 New Yorkers, and companies, more than $2.66 million in...

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Computer App Finds Surplus Food for the Poor in Nigeria

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – Nigerian-born Oscar Ekponimo was 11 when his family was struck by misfortune.  His father had a partial...