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Micro Businesses Want Better Healthcare And Other Benefits

Access to better health care and tax incentives will help smaller businesses to flourish

The Invoice2go Micro Business Sentiment survey asked U.S. businesses to share their main concern as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

New York tops list while New Mexico offers most affordable options

“Higher insurance costs in many states are tied to high costs of living or being…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Women at the Bottom of Income Gap

New Census report shows no progress on racial income gaps

While other groups may have stayed out of work after a job loss, African American…

By Stacey Tisdale

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‘African Health Now’ Hosts Inaugural Gift of Life Cocktail Benefit

"It's going to be a fun, beautiful night of mingling, celebrating three dynamic honorees, fundraising for our program, and celebrating AHN."

On Tuesday, October 20th, nonprofit organization African Health Now (AHN) will host its inaugural African…

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HIV Research: Temple University Team Successfully Eliminates Virus from Human Cells

The latest research is one step closer to finding a cure for AIDS

A team of Temple University School of Medicine researchers have successfully designed a way to…

By Courtney Connley

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Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Small Business Bank Loan

Employers Show Love with Benefits Packages

Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well

Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says

By Ashley R. Harris

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Financial Aid Programs for Breast Cancer Patients

Defray crippling costs with these programs

“Just yesterday a woman was telling me her house was in foreclosure because of the…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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A Heart Attack Saves Lives

A community’s kindness inspires a daughter’s grateful response

In 2006, Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo received an urgent phone call from one of her uncles in…

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3 Things You Should’ve Been Focused on Besides Black Friday Sales

There's nothing wrong with spending if it's for a good cause and not consumer greed and gluttony

Despite being in a recession, American spending continues as 2011 marks the biggest Black Friday…

By Caroline Clarke

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Nelson Mandela turns 93 (Photo by Media24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

In the News: Nelson Mandela Turns 93; UConn Alumna Fights for 13-Year-Old Prodigy and More

Headlines around the web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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Healthcare on the Go

Making a doctor’s appointment just got a whole lot easier.

New ZocDoc allows smartphone users the ability to make doctor’s appointments from their mobile, revolutionizing…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Where the Jobs Are: Health Information Technology

Recession-proof jobs are in healthcare

The health IT sector is booming despite the economic depression. This is mainly because of…

By Dale Coachman

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Job In Demand: Physical Therapist

An overview of this lucrative field in healthcare

For the next eight years, the healthcare industry will be the largest supplier of employment…

By Brittany Hutson

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Giving the Gift of Life

Leukemia patient's search for a bone marrow donor highlights low black representation on the national registry

Jennifer Jones Austin thought she just had a stomach virus. The married mother of two…

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Washington Report: Updates From Capitol Hill

President Obama signs jobs bill

President Barack Obama signed the HIRE Act into law and sent Congress a blueprint for…

By Joyce Jones

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Healthcare Reform Summit Yields Little Consensus

Obama challenges lawmakers to finalize legislation in six weeks or less

Thursday’s healthcare reform summit was, in many ways, a last-ditch opportunity for President Barack Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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Adviser Says Obama Is Pursuing Health Care Changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser David Axelrod says President Barack Obama isn’t giving up…

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Mass. Health Model, Not Obama’s, Pleases Voters

BOSTON (AP) — When Mary Foote cast her ballot in this week’s special Senate election,…

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Earnings Preview: J&J To Report 4th-qtr Results

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest, most diverse health care company…

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