Pigs' Feet and Roasted Ginger: A Postpartum Prescription

Pigs' Feet and Roasted Ginger: A Postpartum Prescription

PRI's The World, News Report, Anne Noyes Saini, Posted: Dec 21, 2014

After her son Rhys was born, Annie Cok adopted a special diet and didn’t leave her apartment in Queens for a whole month.


Black Lives Matter on International Migrants Day, Too


New America Media, Op-ed, Opal Tometi, Posted: Dec 18, 2014

As one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, I can’t help but wonder when the world will begin to address the way racism affects Black migrants.


For One Mom, Executive Action Means an End to Crippling Arthritis


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 17, 2014

Irma Montoya will be able to get knee surgery once she gets deferred action and can access state-funded Medi-Cal.


Why Eldercare Will Need More Gen Xers, Millennials--& Money


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 17, 2014

With a growing number of aging family members in need of assistance and high eldercare cost, more Gen Xers and Millennials will be acting as caregivers.


Detroit Residents Complain of Health Effects of Breathing in Toxins


Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado, Posted: Dec 16, 2014

The Sierra Club reports that one company, DTE Energy, is responsible for 85 percent of sulfur dioxide emissions in Wayne County, Mich.


CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program


Black Voice News/New America Media , News Report, Corey Arvin, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

Low-income black elders and those with disabilities and their advocates say new California health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.


Hearts, Minds, Sugar and Sleep: Health/Mental Health in Black Elders


BlackmansStreet.Today/ New America Media , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

New research on black elders reveals crucial links between health and such unexpected factors as poor sleep, obesity and stress.


Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population


News-Sentinel/New America Media, News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Seniors are hospitalized at triple the general population rate, yet too few health professionals are trained in geriatric care. A new nursing program aims to change that.


Making Technology Work for Elders in the New Longevity Economy


New America Media/WBAI, News Report, Liz Seegert, Posted: Dec 10, 2014

New gizmos from tech startups offer us more independence as we age, but researchers stress that ethnic diversity also raises cost and cultural concerns.


Why Older Americans Are Financially Vulnerable


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

In addition to wrinkles and graying hair, getting older brings on a less-visible change: diminished cognitive abilities that can open them to errors of financial elder abuse.

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