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African-Americans More Likely to Be Misdiagnosed with Schizophrenia

African-Americans with severe depression are more likely to be misdiagnosed as having schizophrenia, according to a new Rutgers study.

Is Breast Cancer everybody's business?

My fight against breast cancer began in 1986 when my sister, Mabel was airlifted to a London hospital for an expensive surgery that could not save her dear life–she died of metastatic breast cancer.

7 Unsuspecting Daily Habits That Could Lead to Kidney Failure

Our kidneys are one of our hardest working organs and often have to endure tough conditions to keep our system clean. Sometimes, we can unknowingly make it doubly challenging to rid our bodies of toxins. Here are a few common ...

Warm Up with Sweet and Savory Comfort Food

If chocolate for dinner sounds too good to be true, it’s because chocolate is usually associated with decadent desserts. However, it can also take comfort food to a whole new level when paired with savory ingredients like red meat.

Breaking: How HIV Is Being Used to ‘Cure’ Sickle Cell Disease

60 Minutes recently reported on a gene therapy trial that may be a cure for patients living with the bone-crushing pain of sickle cell disease. Gene therapy locates and fixes the genes responsible for different diseases.

Brenda's is Serving 24 Hours a Day

What a relief it was to find out that another eating establishment which featured tacos, nachos, soups, and tortas has opened its doors less than a mile from where I shop, work, and live. Since July of 2018, Brenda's Taqueria ...

5 Tips to Successfully Bring a New Pet into Your Home

Bringing home a puppy or kitten can lead to a lot of excitement. However, discussing issues that may arise and preparing in advance for a new pet’s arrival can help make for a smooth transition.

Exercise could reduce period pain, study suggests

Exercising can reduce symptoms associated with the menstrual cycle, according to a global study.

House Democratic leaders to unveil health bill, minus Medicare for All

The House Democrats' divide over health care will be on full display Tuesday, when leaders plan to fulfill their midterm election promise by rolling out comprehensive legislation to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

New Bill Could Allow SNAP Benefits to Be Used for Fast Food

There is a new bill working its way through the Statehouse to allow people to use food stamps to buy fast food. Right now, you can only use that money to buy groceries at a store or farmer’s market but ...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell trait is an inherited blood disorder that affects 1 million to 3 million Americans with 8 to 10 percent of them being Black. The disease is caused by a single mutation in one gene and mainly occurs in ...

Keep Cool On the Grill

Keep your kitchen cool and comfortable with grilled meals that banish the heat to the outdoors. Crisp, fresh greens and a perfect blend of spices and savory ingredients make each of these refreshing dishes perfect solutions for toasty days.

40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years.

40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years.

How to Create a Smoky Cubano Sandwich

For flavor fans, there is nearly no better combo than the complementary tastes in a Cubano sandwich. Complete with layers of roast pork, ham, soft swiss cheese, mustard and topped with tangy pickles, all the flavors and textures play in ...