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Is Jesse Jackson, Jr. suffering from depression?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr's doctor recently announced that the Illinois Democrat has been absent from Congress in order to receive treatment for a mood disorder. ...

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Hastings blasts republicans’ health care repeal vote

Recently, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) made the following statement regarding H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act. ...

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Henri and Zack Crockett partner with Zeta Rho Omega Chapter to host its 4th annual Community Health Festival

The Crockett Foundation will partner with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter (Fort Lauderdale) to host its fourth annual Community Health Festival, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the beautiful Pompano Citi Center shopping ...

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The University of Kentucky’s African American Studies Program

The University of Kentucky’s African American Studies Program, Fayette County’s Fatherhood Initiative and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Lexington Graduate Chapter have selected our own Vaughn Little ...

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What to look for: 14 Symptoms of HIV

It can take HIV symptoms years to appear—sometimes even a decade—after infection. But within a month or two of HIV entering the body, 40 percent to 90 percent of people experience flulike symptoms ...

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Doctors shortage expected to worsen with surge of new patients

As more people become covered as a result of the Affordable Care Act recently upheld by the United States Supreme Court, the current shortage of physicians is expected to worsen, according to medical experts. ...

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Local doctors see hike in heat illnesses and injuries

As the mercury rises, physicians at the local Doctors Express urgent care center are seeing a hike in heat related in-juries and illnesses. The heat has patients coming in with sunburn ...

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Intimate partner violence, threats tied to worse HIV outcomes in U.S.

Intimate partner violence and being threatened by a partner raised the risk of a low CD4 count, a detectable viral load, and missing HIV clinic appointments in a 251-person study in Virginia, the U.S. state just south of Washington, DC. ...

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Low vitamin D ups coronary artery disease risk

Vitamin D deficiency more than doubled the risk of silent coronary artery disease (CAD) in HIV-positive African Americans, according to results of a 674-person study. ...

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Supreme Court upholds Obama’s Healthcare Reform

Recently the Supreme Court made a historic decision that will fundamentally transform healthcare for years to come. The decision means that President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act ...

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