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Money troubles tied to higher risk of heart disease for African-Americans

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-American adults who often struggle to pay bills may be more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who don't have much financial stress, a U.S. study suggests....
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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Drinking two or more diet sodas a day is linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, a new study says. The risk was highest for obese and African American women....
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African Pride intros Black Castor Miracle collection

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Black Castor Miracle collection is formulated with black castor oil, coconut water, jojoba, tea tree, peppermint, coconut and soybean oils, coconut milk, and shea butter. Read More...
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Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever in wild boar

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever in a wild boar near in the northeastern town of Devnya, the national food safety authority said on Wednesday....
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Tanzanian Tycoon Reginald Mengi To Establish Stem Cell Research Center

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
Reginald Mengi, one of Tanzania’s most successful businessmen, has disclosed that a subsidiary of his conglomerate, the IPP Group, is partnering with health experts and medical companies around the globe to establish the first Stem Cell Research and Therapy center in the East African...
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Racist Northam Photo Rocks Already-Shaky Trust African-American Community Has With Medical Professionals

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
African-Americans have long complained of being ignored by doctors and having their concerns downplayed, with several studies over the years even showing that white doctors sometimes think black patients are less likely to feel pain. The controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who was graduating from medical school at the time the blackface photo was published, has, for some, reaffirmed that mistrust. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, wildfires, e-cigarettes, HIV-tainted blood and...
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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region

Jan 21, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia....
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China has culled more than 900,000 pigs due to African swine fever

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
China has culled 916,000 pigs after around 100 outbreaks of African swine fever in the country, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, as the disease continues to spread to new regions and larger farms....
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eSwatini to ease ban on South African meat after foot and mouth outbreak

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, said on Tuesday it would partially lift a ban on some meat and dairy products from South Africa after its neighbor took steps to contain an outbreak of highly contagious foot and mouth disease....
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Banning skin bleaching products won't work as long as fair skin is linked with beauty and success

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Several African countries, including as Rwanda and Ghana, recently banned the use of skin bleaching products because they are dangerous....
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In Breast-Cancer Prevention, Race Matters

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggests. “African-American women faced additional burdens at every step along the......
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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Gansu province in the northwest of the country....
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African swine fever hits farms in China's Jiangsu province: Xinhua

Jan 13, 2019 , Reuters
A new outbreak of African swine fever has hit two farms in Jiangsu province in eastern China, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread through the world's largest hog herd....
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Up to a year after pregnancy, race disparities in stress, recovery persist

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A year after giving birth, African-American mothers may have more signs of physical and mental stress that can raise the risk of chronic disease, compared with white or Latina women, a small U.S. study suggests....
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Blue Apron Bets On Dieters In Weight Watchers Partnership

Jan 09, 2019 , Forbes
Blue Apron’s new partnership with Weight Watchers is its last hope to make the company profitable this year. African Americans looking for mealtime solutions is an attractive consumer group for Blue Apron, since the The Selig Center’s expected buying power of this group will rise to $1.54T by...
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For Older Black Men, Doctors Come Out Fighting For $25 PSA Test That Saves Lives From Prostate Cancer

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Because African American men are more likely than white men to develop and die of prostate cancer, two doctors disagree with federal policies about screening and say all older black men should be screened. News on cancer also looks at...
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China warns pig trade against African swine fever cover-ups as Taiwan concerns grow

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
China has warned the country's pork industry that covering up cases of African swine fever is a crime, days after a dead pig was found on a Taiwanese beach prompting Taipei to claim Beijing was not sharing accurate information on the disease....
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African swine fever hits huge, foreign-invested Chinese farm

Jan 04, 2019 , Reuters
China reported an outbreak of deadly African swine fever on a huge pig farm part-owned by a Danish investment fund, showing the spread of the virus to modern industrial farms expected to have the best levels of disease prevention....
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China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

Jan 03, 2019 , Reuters
(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total)...
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China finds African swine fever virus in some animal feed products

Dec 26, 2018 , Reuters
China has detected the African swine fever virus in some protein powders made using pork blood and manufactured by a Tianjin-based company, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement on Tuesday....
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