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

Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition


By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Poor young women are more likely to delay going to the doctor when they find a breast lump than women in better financial straits, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed young breast […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Health & Nutrition