Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesity

Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesity

NorthStarNews Today/New America Media, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Feb 09, 2016

Black churches provide fellowship and heaps of comfort food served to relieve stress--while contributing to a high obesity rate in the black community.


Study Links Filial Piety to Caregiver Stress, Depression in Chinese Americans


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Lotus Chau, Posted: Feb 04, 2016

A new study found that three-in-four Chinese American family caregivers feel stressed and burdened by traditional filial piety obligations to provide eldercare.


Flint Water Crisis: Shameful And Deadly


Final Call, News Analysis, Richard B. Muhammad, Audrey F. Muhammad, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

Flint’s contaminated water is unsafe to drink because of high lead levels driven by what many see as efforts to save money with too little respect for saving and preserving lives.


Happy Hearts: Study Shows Owning Pets Can Lower Seniors’ Blood Pressure


Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Feature, Erica Curless, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

The benefits of pet companionship have been evident to animal lovers for thousands of years. New research shows for seniors it can lower blood pressure.


Jesse Jackson: Flint's Water Crisis and GOP's Class War


Washington Informer, Commentary, Jesse Jackson, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Flint is the ugly reality of the right-wing assault on America’s working people and particularly on people of color.


From Monkey Studies to Eldercare, Irish Researchers at Forefront of Aging


Irish Echo/New America Media , News Feature, Peter McDermott , Posted: Jan 27, 2016

From primate studies to eldercare, Irish researchers in many disciplines in aging were at the fore during the recent gerontology meeting in Orlando.

CDC Pushes for Answers on Birth Defect Affecting Black Babies


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Top ranking officials for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say it's urgent for researchers find the cause of a birth defect increasingly found among African-American newborns.


Rocky Rollouts as States Try Managing Medicaid Long-Term Care


Chicago Tribune , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Patients in experimental Medicare-Medicaid managed long-term care programs have gained in some states, but been forced to find new doctors elsewhere.


San Francisco to Expand Health Insurance Support


San Francisco Public Press, News Report, Angela Woodall, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Federal affordability scale falls far short of helping thousands pay for coverage in San Francisco where making $60,000 a year barely enough to survive.


Chinese American Doctor Honored for Studying Seniors in U.S.


America Commercial News/New America Media , Profile, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Award-winning geriatric physician Dr. Xinqi Dong says his study of Chinese elders in the U.S. shows challenges they face, such as to views of traditional filial piety.

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