Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News


Another Reason to Exercise: It Might Help Your Vision

By Julie Cohen –   ( – 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...


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...

MR possible cover American Heart Month - heart stethoscope

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...

Female doctor examining male patient's glands in clinic

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...