soulfood

Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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5 Exercise Dilemmas Solved

What to do when hectic schedules, aches and missed meals threaten to disrupt your workout routine By Linda Melone | June 17, 2013 Minor aches and pains, scheduling issues and other concerns lead many people to skip exercise pla...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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What’s at Stake for Seniors as Supreme Court Weighs Health Reform?

If the Supreme Court strikes down the health law, 49 million Medicare beneficiaries could lose a variety of benefits that have already kicked in. They include: Prescription savings: Beneficiaries get discounts of 50 percent on...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The World’s Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom

Transcript GWEN IFILL: We turn now to a new report which ranks the countries where mothers and their children are at the most and the least risk. The international nonprofit Save the Children finds Norway the healthiest for th...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Air pollution ‘harmful for those with failing hearts’

9 July 2013 Last updated at 19:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Air pollution is harming people with weak hearts – even killing them, a big international study reveals. Experts estimate the toll in...
by Michael Cadenhead