Tag Archives: Healthcare

News Roundup

Blacks have higher prevalence of obesity; credit card use declining; racial achievement gap persists

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Small Businesses Struggle to Offer Healthcare

Some say government should offer helping hand

Small businesses still find it difficult to offer employees healthcare.

By Simone Richards

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Small Business Owners Speak Out on Healthcare Reform

Entrepreneurs want lower costs, better benefits

As every small business owner worth their bottom line has long known, the ability to…

By Joyce Jones

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‘One Size Does Not Fit All’

NAACP panelists want more diversified healthcare approach

At two forums on healthcare reform at the NAACP’s Centennial Convention Saturday, panelists presented a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Pushes for Health and Energy Reform

President Barack Obama discusses the uprising in Iran during his opening remarks at a White…

By Joyce Jones

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Weekly Address: More on Healthcare Reform

Last week, I spoke to you about my commitment to work with Congress to pass…

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Healthcare Town Hall

President Barack Obama addresses a Wisconsin audience on his plans for healthcare reform. (Source: White…

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Lawmakers, HHS Seek to Redress Healthcare Disparities

Legislation to combat alarming disease rates in minorities

Racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and AIDS than whites,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Weekly Address: Healthcare Reform

Over the past few days, I’ve been traveling through the Middle East and Europe working…

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What President Obama’s Economic Agenda Means for You

In his first three months in office, President
Barack Obama has transformed government into an…

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News Roundup

Veteran job fair, sustainability program

Minority patients are often under-prescribed, over-prescribed, or mis-prescribed pharmaceutical treatment for cardiovascular illness, asthma, psychiatric…

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Obama on the Record: Healthcare Costs

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. We just had a wonderful conversation that is a…

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Obama on the Record: Reforming Healthcare System

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The Art—and Health Benefits—of a Dance

Sunyatta Amen takes a tradition and makes it much more than hip

“Food is your medicine or your poison—you make the choice every time you eat.” Amen…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Day 45

President Obama hosted a healthcare reform forum, attended by congressional leaders and industry representatives. …

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Daschle Withdraws as HHS Nominee

Move Will Likely Affect Speed of Healthcare Reform

Tom Daschle withdrew Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s nominee for health and human services secretary…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Morehouse Doctor Talks Health Disparities, Prevention

Youth awareness, education vital in stopping spread of diseases

Many have joined the fight to prevent, treat, and study the spread of diseases affecting…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Change in Your Pocket?

Financial Forecast

Barack Obama finally has a chance to follow through on his campaign mantra of change.…

By Sonja Mack

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The Costs of Cancer: Part Two

Awareness and prevention key to addressing costly epidemic

There are several theories that explain why blacks have higher mortality rates from cancer. They…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Flex Your Buying Muscle

Flexible spending account a viable option to cover healthcare costs

If your insurance provider is cutting back while you are forced to pay more, don’t…

By Renita Burns

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