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Thursday 23 November 2017
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Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News

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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...

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Onondaga County Plans to Sue Pharmaceutical Companies

By Staff –   Onondaga County reportedly plans to sue the manufacturers of opioids, according to an article in the Syracuse Post...

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Medicaid Provides Health Coverage for 28 Percent of Black Adults and 57 Percent of Black Children

By Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D. –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Medicaid plays a significant role in providing health care to...

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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...