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Parents to Congress: My Child Depends On CHIP for Health Insurance

Hazel Hoffman is only five years old, but her medical bills are already through the roof. The little girl suffers from a form of epilepsy that has sent her to the hospital multiple times with severe seizures. Her medications alone ...

Obama Tweets: Final days to enroll in Obamacare are here!

He may no longer be in office, but former President Obama is still encouraging people to sign up for his landmark health reform law.

Two Kids Are Injured Every Day by Window Blinds, Study Finds

Nearly one child dies every month and about two are injured every day in window blind-related incidents, according to a new study.

Laid Up with 'Man Flu'? It's Real, Researcher Says

Don't doubt it: "Man flu" is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was "tired of being accused of overreacting." With many respiratory diseases, a man is more susceptible to complications than a woman, plus his immune system may ...

Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Weight loss is still incredibly challenging for most people, as evidenced by the growing global obesity epidemic. According to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Preventi

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Out His Son to Talk About Health Care

Late night audiences were given two Kimmels on Monday night. Jimmy Kimmel's young son, Billy, made an appearance on his father's late night broadcast, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" after undergoing a second heart surgery last week.

Mother of Rapper T-Pain Launches Private Catering Company, Goldfire Private Chefs

Originally from the Bahamas, Aliyah “Mamapain” Najm found her passion for cuisine while working at her parents’ restaurant. She eventually moved to Tallahassee, Florida where she and her then husband opened a seafood restaurant. Aliyah quickly became an indispensable asset ...

Celebrity Hair Care Professional Vonda Kennedy-Young

Amirakal Marketing has once again expanded its clientele to include Houston, TX-based celebrity hairstylist Elvonda Kennedy-Young.

Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied

Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15-year-old tried to absorb the devastating news relayed by her parents: that their insurance company, Aetna, denied her for a minimally invasive brain surgery that could end ...

Baby Formula Recalled Worldwide Over Salmonella Scare

Baby formula is being pulled from shelves around the world after French authorities ordered a leading dairy company to stop selling hundreds of products because of concerns about food safety.

Christmas Cookie Party Perfection

The next best thing to baking cookies for many home chefs is baking cookies with friends. Dust off your favorite recipes, create a festive playlist and fill your home with the tantalizing aroma of baked goodies for the ultimate Christmas ...

New Survey Reveals Hispanic-Americans' Attitudes Toward Health

Hispanic-Americans are less likely to seek health screenings or preventive care compared with their black and white peers, according to a new survey that provides a detailed and ongoing assessment of the Hispanic community's attitudes toward health care.

Study Shows Young Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Significant Arm Morbidity Rates Following Surgery

Young breast cancer survivors reported high rates of arm swelling and impaired range of motion following surgery for breast cancer, according to new research presented today at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The high incidence of arm morbidity ...

Programs Committed to Helping Minority Youth See Opportunities in Medicine

“What they see is what they’ll be” is the mantra for the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston, an organization with the expressed purpose of improving the quality of life for African-Americans and other minorities.

Thousands of Texas Children May Lose CHIP Health Coverage

Many North Texas families will soon learn whether their children will have health insurance next year.

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