Health

On 50th anniversary, Medicare, Medicaid still vital

On 50th anniversary, Medicare, Medicaid still vital

| July 30, 2015

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched. Medicare serves roughly 52 million Americans as of 2013, about 10 percent of whom are black. The program is part of the […]

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Out of sight—sulfites

Out of sight—sulfites

| July 29, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, and the weather would begin to change to a cool and brisk autumn air, I recall that this was a signal that my mom would begin to can many fruits and vegetables. The canning process was done in the most sterile […]

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E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

| July 28, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Definition: E Coli—a motile, rod like bacteria that are found in the intestines (gut), in man and many animals and under certain conditions can cause infection of the urinary and gastrointestinal tract requiring medical care. It’s amazing that today, there are numerous glamour and health magazines that contain featured stories […]

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Steve Manning travels to Paris for Clubhouse International gathering

Steve Manning travels to Paris for Clubhouse International gathering

| July 15, 2015

By Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated Clubhouse International oversees 340 clubhouses around the world, administering help and hope to sufferers of mental illness and deep depression; their purview is worldwide. It makes sense that the location of one of their three yearly board meetings wouldn’t be contained to just America. This year, the international […]

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Annoyed with fibroids?

Annoyed with fibroids?

| July 15, 2015

By Dr Gerald Deas More hysterectomies are performed each year due to the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition totally. The uterus is a dynamic organ that communicates with other […]

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One child abuse, neglect case is one too many

One child abuse, neglect case is one too many

| July 2, 2015

By Mary Beth Bonaventure At the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), we believe that any instance of child abuse or neglect is one case too many. That’s why it’s so heartbreaking to read statistics showing child abuse and neglect cases rising across the United States. Unfortunately, Indiana is not immune from such trends. Here […]

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Medicaid Mason-Dixon Line

Medicaid Mason-Dixon Line

| June 30, 2015

By LeeAnn Hall, Alliance for a Just Society and Glenn Harris, Center for Social Inclusion There’s a new Mason-Dixon Line being drawn in our country—and it runs right through Medicaid, one of the country’s most important health insurance programs. Historically, the Mason-Dixon Line marked the division between states that embraced slavery and states that rejected […]

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Third District candidate Dr. Pam Galloway responds to SCOTUS ruling on ACA

Third District candidate Dr. Pam Galloway responds to SCOTUS ruling on ACA

| June 30, 2015

WARSAW–Dr. Pam Galloway, candidate for the Third Congressional District of Indiana, has issued the following statement: “Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced a flawed decision in King v. Burwell to uphold subsidies for the federal Obamacare exchanges. These subsidies were not authorized by the plain language of the law, and were simply created by the […]

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Deas… remedies

Deas… remedies

| June 24, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When all is said and done, try Deas remedies: The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal as well as cure many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks. They are old time, well tested remedies which have come down through the ages by […]

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Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

| June 24, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., It seemed like everyone got that viral disease known as “chickenpox.” It was a welcome condition that allowed you to stay home from school and be relieved of the scratching that it caused. Sometimes the scratching was so intense that […]

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