October 9, 2017

Improving Your Health Literacy

By Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. There is a truism in health care: When you don’t fully understand or can’t act on information about your health care, […]
October 9, 2017

DEBATE ON USING THE PSA FOR PROSTATE CANCER RAGES ON

Prostate-specific antigen screening is linked with a considerable reduction in the risk of death from prostate cancer, suggests a new review. The findings oppose current guidelines from the […]
October 4, 2017

The Children’s Health Insurance Program has Expired, NOW WHAT?

Program that provides health coverage to some nine million kids, many of whom are in the African American community, was allowed, by the Republican-controlled Congress, to […]
September 2, 2017

A Cure For Sickle Cell — New Hope For Patients

With media news flooded with information on more popular health issues, sickle cell disease has been sorely neglected. Until recently there was little hope about finding […]