Saturday, December 3, 2022

Health

by Emmanuel Freeman, (TSU News Service) NASHVILLE – Three Tennessee State University students will spend part of their summer participating in an international research experience in China. Shaniqua Jones, Christine Mba and Whitney Nicole Russell, all senior STEM majors and honor students,...
Consumers who bought phony green coffee weight-loss pills have another chance at a refund. The Federal Trade Commission is sending out checks to 38,000 people who bought green coffee extract in retail stores, a couple of years after it settled...
Congressman Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) on Wednesday took to the House floor to remind his constituents and the country that the much-reduced time period for enrolling in health care through Healthcare.gov (“The Affordable Care Act”) has begun. This year’s open enrollment...
By Jonathan Mattise NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam touted a $30 million plan Monday that focuses on prevention, treatment and law enforcement to attack an opioid epidemic that kills at least three people a day in Tennessee. The Republican governor...
Former First Lady Michelle Obama may be a huge advocate for eating fresh fruits and vegetables, but she recently revealed there's one vegetable she just doesn't like: beets. In a recent interview with Food & Wine, Obama shared that, while she'll...
Lowering inflammation using a drug called canakinumab cut the risk of heart attacks and stroke and also lowered lung cancer risk, independent of cholesterol. Researchers say they've proven a long-held theory about heart disease: that lowering inflammation may be nearly...
NEW ORLEANS — The federal appeals court ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that people have health insurance left hanging key questions about what happens to other provisions of the law, like coverage for preexisting conditions. President Barack...
Scientists say they have taken a major step forward in finding a cure for peanut allergies. A new study, published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, finds that a new therapy being used to treat peanut allergies has kept patients from...
The Senate Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is dead. Republican leadership announced that they would not be holding a vote on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, the party’s latest attempt to get rid of Obamacare as the...