Health

Starbucks Medicine Ball Eases Allergy Symptoms ?

POPULAR BREW ADDED TO THE MENU

1/2STBUCKS 4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2STBUCKS 1 Old fashioned remedies in a new cup of brew. Show Caption Hide Caption Old fashioned remedies in a new brew. The Starbucks Medicine Ball could be proof once again  grandma was on the right track when she used natural remedies to help ease the symptoms of colds and allergies. So, if you’re…

The Dee Armstrong Show 03-28-17

Columbus Walk For Life 5K Run/Walk

1/150 Inch Flat Screen Television Show Caption Hide Caption How would you like the chance to win a 50 inch flat screen television for just 5 dollars? Make sure to join Dee Armstrong, donate life, local dialysis centers and other volunteers from the community for the Columbus Walk For Life 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 1st 2017  where your winning…

110,000 AMERICANS NEED an ORGAN TRANSPLANT

MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN ON ORGAN DONOR WAITING LIST

      The largest stadium in the United States doesn’t have enough seats to hold all of the men , women and children in the country who are waiting on an organ transplant. While awareness about the need to donate an organ is growing, the number of people deciding to become a donor is not growing as fast as…

Those Taking Some Gastric Medications May Pose a Higher Risk for Infection

NEW STUDY FINDS PEOPLE WHO TOOK SOME GASTRIC MEDICATIONS WERE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE COMMON REACTIONS

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption People who take medications for acid reflux or ulcers may be at a higher risk for a nasty bacterial infection.A new study from the Mayo Clinic looked at over 7,000 patients with C-Diff.C-Diff is an infection that causes diarrhea, bloating…

An Entire Family Becomes Sick From Carbon Monoxide

CARBON MONOXIDE SCARE

A big heads up on a deadly gas comes from a home in Atlanta reinforcing the importance of a carbon monoxide detector. 10 people seek help just in time and end up being treated for possible carbon monoxide poisoning. It happened  in northwest Atlanta where four children and six adults were at a home when they became sick. They were…

GOP Plan To Rewrite Affordable Care Act

DOCTORS, HOSPITALS AND INSURERS OPPOSE REPUBLICAN HEALTH PLAN

Major associations representing physicians, hospitals, insurers and seniors all leveled sharp attacks against the House GOP’s plan to rewrite the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, as some Republicans publicly questioned whether the measure can clear the House of Representatives. While industry groups warned that the proposal could leave vulnerable Americans with fewer protections than they now have, GOP leaders pressed…

‘Donate Life’ Hosting it’s First 5k Run/Walk in Columbus

URBAN MYTHS STILL A BIG PROBLEM WHEN IT COMES TO ORGAN DONATION

Carla Hawkins is on a mission. It’s her passion, and her job with Donate Life,  to spread the truth about organ donation. She’s been at it for 8 years and sees progress. But, the rumors persist. One of the most rampant urban myths is that African Americans are having their organs ‘snatched’ when they’re involved in life threatening incidents. And…

Annual Heritage Dinner a Big Success

LOCAL BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS SUPPORT SICKLE CELL ANEMIA RESEARCH

Sickle cell disease is the most common hereditary blood disorder in the world. It primarily affects Black Africans and Americans, as well as some persons of Mediterranean, East Indian or Latin American heritage. About 8% of the African-American population carries the sickle cell trait. Sickle cell disease affects about 1 in 400 African-Americans. In the USA there are some 50,000…

White House: Feds Will Step Up Marijuana Law Enforcement

NEW MARIJUANA LAW

The White House said Thursday it expects law enforcement agents to enforce federal marijuana laws when they come into conflict with states where recreational use of the drug is permitted. “I do believe you will see greater enforcement of it,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said regarding federal drug laws, which still list marijuana as an illegal substance. That’s…