Category Archives: Healthcare

Age Is Not A Condom

The number of babies born at Yale-New Haven Hospital with HIV has been effectively zero since 1996. But now a new group is battling the disease: people 50 and older. Nationally known HIV/AIDS advocate Michelle Lopez brought that message to … Continue reading

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#Cancer #Survivors of The 21st Century

Much like the American Badger whose hunting ground is kin to a supermarket – Cancer is no respector of persons Continue reading

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Infection Lapses Rampant in Nursing Homes

Freedom from abuse and neglect —You have the right to be free from verbal, sexual, physical, and mental abuse, involuntary seclusion, and misappropriation of your property by anyone. This includes, but isn’t limited to: SNF staff, other residents, consultants, volunteers, staff from other agencies, family members or legal guardians, friends, or other individuals. Continue reading

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Kentucky man among first to receive proton #cancer treatment

LONDON, Ky. — Cancer has impacted and claimed the lives of millions of individuals, often leaving researchers and health care providers searching for answers and fighting for a substantial cure. Proton Therapy for Cancer Of the estimated 1.47 million Americans … Continue reading

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Updated – Medicaid & CHIP in North Carolina – Family Planning = Birth Control!

North Carolina has not expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults and or the homeless Continue reading

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I Don’t Want No Hair Cut

I’ve seen girls beat other girls, and a group of girls beat up on one little girl. I’ve seen some horrific movies but this little boy forced to get a #haircut and physically held down by 5 adult men and … Continue reading

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2016 Breast Cancer

Good morning my final thoughts as we come to a close on this year’s #October #Awareness of #BreastCancer #Survivors and those that unwillingly surrendered to the war.  As I walked around the mall this morning in the quietness, I saw … Continue reading

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Making Strides of Bridgeport, Connecticut and Jamestown, NC

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship – an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer’s last century. Continue reading

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Premiums, Deductibles, Copay: The Millennial’s Guide To Health Insurance

In most circumstances, milestone birthdays are a cause for celebration. From the sweet sixteen, to the official foray into “adulthood” at eighteen, to the first (legal) drink at midnight on the […] Premium: Consider this your monthly insurance payment, which guarantees … Continue reading

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Free Breast Cancer Screening: Affordable Care Act

Did you know Humana denies coverage for screenings for some women in Reidsville, North Carolina?! Continue reading

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