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County Files Lawsuit Against Prescription Drug Companies

By Staff –   Onondaga County has retained counsel and filed a lawsuit against prescription drug companies for creating...

NY Hospital’s Computer System Shut Down Following Cyber Attack

The computer system of a hospital in New York State is finally coming back to life following a cyber attack. According to Healthcare...

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Upstate University Hospital To Open Adolescent Psychiatric Unit In 2019

After 13 years of consideration and planning, New York State has approved Upstate University Hospital’s plan for an inpatient...

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Onondaga County Office for Aging to Hold HEAP Outreach Events for Seniors

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Office for Aging will hold several Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) outreach events to...

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Gas Industries Are Poisoning African-Americans

By Dashea Smith – (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The NAACP and the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) have co-authored a landmark report that, for...

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Rev. Jackson’s Diagnosis: Parkinson’s Disease – What it is and How it Affects African-Americans

By Glenn Ellis –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Last week, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., 76, revealed that he has...

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Drug That Prevents HIV Infection is Little Known in Black Community Where Disease Rates are Highest

By Anna Challet –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A drug that prevents HIV infection has been available for five years. But even...

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Show Up in NICU Care

By Erin Digitale –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Babies’ racial and ethnic identities influence the quality of medical care...

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Study Reveals: Racial Microaggressions May Reveal Deeper Beliefs

By Kim Eckart –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against Black people are also...

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Diabetes Rises to New High in the U. S. as Communities Take Action Against It

By Jane Kennedy –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. climbed to a new high of 11.6 percent...