Health & Nutrition

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Today

by · February 7, 2014 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition, News

Millennials And The Looming Obamacare Deadline

Photo c/o whitehouse.gov The March 31 deadline for signing up for health insurance in the “Obamacare” exchanges has put pressure on the federal government to recruit young adults no longer eligible for parents insurance and not receiving employer subsidized care. […]

CVS To Pull Tobacco From Shelves

Pelham Bay Station CVS. (Photo c/o yelp.com) CVS released a press release that states that the chain will by cease selling tobacco products on October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy “the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of […]

by · February 5, 2014 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition, News

Obamacare premiums have extended the payments deadline

By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some top U.S. health insurers are giving consumers more time to pay their  to

China arrests seven for selling doctored lamb

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has held seven people in southern Guangdong province for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, Health & Nutrition, World News

Experts suggest turning the TV off at mealtime

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Parents who let their teens use electronic devices or watch TV during family meals tend to serve less nutritious food and have poorer family communication, a

by · January 5, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

Memory Problems linked to Older Women With Heart Disease

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Older women with a history of heart trouble were more likely to develop thinking and memory problems than those without

by · January 2, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Cleveland Clinic Allergies keeping you up at night? Start sleeping again with THESE tips. ➨ http://bit.ly/1ioZYwq

by · December 30, 2013 · Health & Nutrition

Chinese Monk Fruit To Rescue U.S. Diet Soda Industry?

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) – An obscure melon once cultivated by Buddhist monks in China to sweeten tea could give the $8 billion U.S. diet soda industry a shot at

by · December 26, 2013 · Health & Nutrition
President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his health care law, but acknowledged that the botched rollout of […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition

Value-Based Insurance Could Transform American Healthcare.

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Tanner Martin, 17, developed excruciating back pain last year, he was sure he needed an X-ray to find out what was wrong. So was his mother, who worried that the pain might […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

White House facing mounting pressure to fix Obamacare

By Sharon Begley and Roberta Rampton (Reuters) – The rollout of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law entered a critical phase on Saturday, the deadline for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition

NCBH Hosts Forum for Diabetes Awareness Month

NEW YORK CITY HEALTH & HOSPITALS CORPORATION North Bronx Healthcare Network 1400 Pelham Parkway South •Building 4, Room 7N21/Jacobi• Bronx New York 10461• Tel (718) 918-4055• Fax (718) 918-7217 NCBH Hosts Forum for Diabetes Awareness Month Third Annual Event Promotes […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Health & Nutrition, Local News

Lo-cal wines of the weight-watching consumer

By Leslie Gevirtz NEW YORK (Reuters) – Winemakers are luring health-conscious, weight-watching consumers to shops with low-calorie wines that are 100 calories or less per glass.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

AbbVie Announced Experimental Oral Hepatitis C Treatment helped 96% Of Treated Patients In Trials.

(Reuters) – AbbVie Inc said a late-stage trial of its experimental oral hepatitis C treatment showed about 96 percent of patients had no detectable levels of the virus after 12 weeks. AbbVie shares rose 3 percent. Shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition