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CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to Seven Days

  CVS Health plans to limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain acute conditions in an effort to curb addiction to the pain medications amid the national epidemic. The pharmacy giant announced Thursday that it will also limit the dosage of... Continue Reading →


What is the ADD Diet?

If your current lifestyle needs a little overhaul as we head into summer, resetting your system by 'alkalising' your body could be the jumpstart you need. The Alkalising Detox Diet – or ADD for short – is the latest way... Continue Reading →

Faith-Based Movement ‘GirlTrek’ Rallies Black Women Nationwide To Prayer Walk for Social Change

Walk and pray: that’s the formula for social change according to T. Morgan Dixon, co-founder of GirlTrek, a national public health nonprofit and movement for black women and girls. Annually, it hosts a walking competition for black churches across the country.... Continue Reading →

Disturbing Video Shows Navy Hospital Workers Mishandling Infant, Calling Babies ‘Mini Satans’

Two medical staffers at a military hospital in Florida were barred from caring for patients after they were seen in disturbing images mishandling a newborn, making obscene gestures and calling babies “mini Satans.” One video shows a female staffer in gloves and medical... Continue Reading →

‘Aunt V,’ the World’s Oldest Woman, Dies in Jamaica at 117

Her reign as the world’s oldest person did not last long; but her life – well, that’s a whole ’nother story. Violet Moss (also spelled Mosse) Brown, affectionately known as Aunt V, has died at at 117 years old in... Continue Reading →

New Study Says Writing Can Help You Stop Worrying

Are you a worry wort? Stressed out about an upcoming presentation, test or conversation? Then start writing. When you worry about a task it interferes with your brain’s ability to perform well. New research from Michigan State University finds that... Continue Reading →

Study Says a Fifth of Deaths Are Linked to Poor Eating

Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject. Millions of people are eating the wrong sorts of food for good health. Eating a... Continue Reading →

Plus-Size Clothes for Children a Sign of Obesity Epidemic

Plus size clothes are on sale on Britain's high streets for children as young as three, in what health campaigners say is a sign that childhood obesity has moved beyond epidemic proportions. The comments come as it has emerged that high street retailer Next... Continue Reading →

Ivy Baptist Church in Newport News to Host Prostate Health Educational Symposium for Black Men and Their Families on September 16th

A Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Ivy Baptist Church on Saturday, September 16 at 8 a.m. and ending at 12 p.m. The church is located at 50 Maple Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. The event is a partnership... Continue Reading →

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