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Top Blacks In Healthcare 2014: Dr. Regina Benjamin

Dr. Regina M. Benjamin was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 18th United States Surgeon General in July, 2009 and served a four-year term. Dr. Benjamin also oversaw the operational command of 6,700 uniformed public health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, and protect the health of the American people. Dr. Benjamin served simultaneously as Surgeon General and as the first ...

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FDA Says Aleve Is Safer For Heart Than Other Popular Painkillers

The FDA has just released a report citing clinical study evidence that the naproxen painkiller Aleve has a lower cardiac risk than ibuprofen rivals such as Motrin and Advil. An advisory committee made up of doctors and medical experts for the government agency said it recommended a new label for pain relievers containing naproxen, stating there is now credible evidence that the drug carries a lower cardiova ...

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Reaching out to prevent HIV in high-risk youth

  By Judith Valente and Giovanna Breu, Special for USA TODAY A young man named Adam, 28, comes to the Health Village, where free HIV/STI testing, doctor chats, health screenings and safe sex gift bags are available, during the Paragon III: Everlasting Fame World Aids Day Ball at the University of Chicago.(Photo: Brett T. Roseman for USA TODAY)   Story Highlights HIV infection is increasing sharply ...

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