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Black women need to seek therapy to deal with long-standing trauma, psychologist says

Adobe Stock Images Black women who are suffering need to seek counseling. This is the message psychologist La Keita Carter brought to a group of Black women who attended the Trilogy of Trauma seminar, organized by the Black Mental Health Alliance and held at Baltimore City Community College. “When trauma symptoms persist and you don’t… Read More »

Don't Be Fooled: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms, FDA Says

Print this page MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 — Women should not be misled into thinking that thermography is an effective alternative to mammography for breast cancer screening, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned. Despite claims to the contrary, thermography should not be used in place of mammography for breast cancer screening, detection or diagnosis,… Read More »

FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills

Starting in July, separate lots of blood pressure medications from various companies were pulled from pharmacy shelves. They’re known as angiotensin II receptor blockers or ARBs and contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan. The reason? These blood pressure drugs contained impurities that pose a cancer risk to users. “The investigation isn’t concluded,” Dr. Janet Woodcock,… Read More »