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Study: Black Teenage Pregnancy Rates On Sharp Decline

Source: News One For Black America.com Pregnancy rates among Black teenagers is on a steady decline, according to a recent study by the National Center For Health Statistics, which is a part of the Centers For Disease Control. Between 1990 and 2009, pregnancy rates fell by 51...
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Featured Video: Winner of Affordable Healthcare Act “Young Invincibles” Contest

WINNER: Affordable Healthcare Act Healthy Young America Video Contest Back in August 2013, Young Invincibles, in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, launched the Healthy Young America Video Contest, an effort to mobilize young people to help educate and...
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Featured Video: Winner of Affordable Healthcare Act "Young Invincibles" Contest

WINNER: Affordable Healthcare Act Healthy Young America Video Contest Back in August 2013, Young Invincibles, in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, launched the Healthy Young America Video Contest, an effort to mobilize young people to help educate and...
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US Measles Caseload Rising At Triple The 2000 Rate

Source: Detroit News.com Measles infections have risen dramatically this year, with outbreaks erupting in this state and others as the highly infectious virus is imported from abroad. An almost forgotten scourge in some countries, measles has made an astounding comeback in such...
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Affordable Healthcare Act Fixes Mental Help Gap

Source: Politico.com Former first lady Rosalynn Carter found herself shaking with excitement when she recently heard from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that the administration had issued a milestone mental health insurance rule, correcting “one of the...
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Featured Video: A Newark Doctor Returns Home

Sampson Davis: Emergency Room Doctor, Newark NJ Author, Living and Dying in Brick City Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become doctors. Their book The Pact and their work through the Three Doctors...
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