Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Featured News, Health, Local News


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...


Computer App Finds Surplus Food for the Poor in Nigeria

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


Onondaga County Office for Aging Announces Free Classes for Caregivers

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Office for Aging has announced the following free classes for individuals who currently care...


Onondaga County Office for The Aging to Hold “Nutrition and Health Expo for Seniors”

By Staff   The Onondaga County Office for the Aging will hold a free “Nutrition and Health Expo for Seniors” on March 18, during...


Dr. Wayne J. Riley Appointed President of Downstate Medical Center

( – The State University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of SUNY Downstate...

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American Heart Month: Heart Disease is Leading Cause of Death for Black Men

( – Heart health awareness is particularly important for Black men because we are at a higher risk of dying or...

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How Repealing the Affordable Care Act Will Affect African Americans

News Analysis By Glenn Ellis   ( – Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health...


Research Shows Frequent Sauna Use May Prevent Dementia

In a recent study, researchers discovered a potential link between sauna use and memory. Published in the journal Age and Ageing, the study...


Study Shows Black Children Exposed to More Junk Food Ads Than White Peers

By Staff   Since the 1970s, the volume of fast food restaurants across the country has more than doubled, which means everyone with a...

New York State Adopts Law For Advanced Home Health Aides

In-home care is becoming more popular here in the United States, and the need for qualified aides continues to grow. Every year,...