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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to Provide Mammograms to the Houston Community in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is committed to addressing critical issues that impact the quality of lives throughout the world, including women’s healthcare and wellness. The international service sorority has partnered with Assured Imaging to provide 50 3D mammograms to ...

WHO concerned as Congo faces 'perfect storm' for Ebola to spread

Ebola virus disease has sickened 150 people and caused the deaths of at least 69 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern region, the nation's Ministry of Health reported Monday.

Addiction could stem from ancient retrovirus, study suggests

An ancient retrovirus that predates modern humans may explain why people suffer from addiction, scientists have said.

Papa John's possible new logo drops the apostrophe

Papa John's is considering a sleek, boxy new logo that turns Papa John's into Papa Johns. The company filed a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office in late August, but a company representative said that there are no ...

New device offers hope for people with heart failure

A tiny new device is offering hope of a better life for people with severe heart failure, reducing hospitalization rates and improving mortality risk within two years of treatment, a new study finds.

Weight Watchers is changing its name to WW

Weight Watchers really wants to let you know that it's not just a diet company -- so much so that it's changing its name to WW.

Breastfeeding better for babies' weight gain than pumping, new study says

Research has already shown a link between breastfeeding and lower obesity risk for babies. But a new study finds another association: "Breast is best" for them even compared with giving babies breast milk out of the bottle.

Black Patients Miss Out On Promising Cancer Drugs

It’s a promising new drug for multiple myeloma, one of the most savage blood cancers. Called Ninlaro, it can be taken as a pill, sparing patients painful injections or cumbersome IV treatments. I

Starting Chemotherapy? Here’s What You Can Expect.

When most people hear the word “Cancer” they automatically think death sentence! Cancer is something no one wants to experience, but you can’t help but see cancer everywhere you look. Most people have had some encounter with this terrible disease. ...

Food for Family Gatherings

Family gatherings like reunions, picnics and potlucks can bring fun, the chance to reunite with family and, of course, food and celebration.

Latinos Seeking PhDs in Cancer Research On the Rise

Latinos hold few of the doctoral degrees in the U.S. and thanks to a new program at the University of Texas at San Antonio that is changing.

After Anthony Bourdain's death, 'Parts Unknown' enters uncharted territory

As someone most at home in a pair of broken-in jeans and a faded t-shirt, Anthony Bourdain once joked that putting on a suit to go to an awards show felt like making a court appearance.

September is National Self-Care Awareness Month

September is Self-Care Awareness month, a time to remind us all that nurturing ourselves is essential to overall happiness and well-being. Dianna Forsberg, IFBB Pro Bikini Athlete and health and fitness enthusiast, knows all too well the importance of carving ...

Russo's New York Pizzeria Celebrates National Pepperoni Pizza Day with a $10 Large Pepperoni Pizza

Pepperoni pizza lovers unite! On Thursday, September 20, the only authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant and pizzeria franchise concept, is offering $10 large pepperoni pizzas to celebrate the popular food holiday. Limit one per customer, dine-in and take out only, ...

Opioid Resources Unveiled for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Health Providers

A series of new opioid-specific fact sheets, blogs and a recent webinar are just some of the pregnancy and breastfeeding-related resources unveiled by MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), in response to the alarming ...