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The family of 38-year-old Melvin Dillard Jr. (pictured) is suing a Delaware hospital, after Dillard went to their emergency room for chest pains and was released. The problem? Dillard ended up dying of a heart attack while he was waiting for a ride home in the medical center’s lobby, reports the Cape Gazette. SEE ALSO: 13 N.Y.C. […]

Who hasn’t heard the proverb  that the “eyes are the window to the soul”? Well, according to researchers at Cornell University, your eyes can actually reveal a surprising detail: your sexual orientation. SEE ALSO: Music’s Role In White Supremacist Gangs The study subjects involved 325 men and women, ranging from the ages of 20 to 35.  […]

A new study released by the University of Notre Dame in Indiana says that honesty is definitely the best policy when it comes to your health.  Researchers found that telling fewer lies can actually benefit you not only mentally but physically, reports the American Psychological Association. SEE ALSO: LaToya Jackson Gets Reality TV Show On […]

By all accounts, Thursday was a momentous and notable day.  The Supreme Court of the United States upheld President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, thereby paving the way for millions of Americans to obtain insurance coverage, and millions of others to remain on their plans without fear of being kicked off for simply becoming ill.  […]

This morning on the steps of the Supreme Court, a crowd politically and racially split as the health care debate itself gathered, and there was a clear line of distinction between those in support of the hotly contested ruling and others who sat in opposition. Among the throng were union workers who support health care […]

Civil rights leaders and lawmakers on Thursday applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law, which upheld the centerpiece of the measure that requires all people to have health insurance. RELATED: What Healthcare Law Means To Your Family What Obamacare Means For Women Here, NewsOne speaks to […]

More than 1 million folks in the United States are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but 20 percent of them don’t know they are infected. The National Association of People With Aids  founded National HIV Testing Day 19 years ago. Today, on Wednesday, June 27th, Americans can go get tested and know their status. […]

With a 100-pound scrotum dragging in front of him everywhere he goes, Wesley Warren Jr. has a bulging problem on his hands. Though he’s received offers to get it surgically fixed for free, he allegedly prefers the notoriety that his condition has brought him, reports the Daily Mail. Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us […]

“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts (pictured) announced that she has been diagnosed with bone marrow disease, according to People magazine. RELATED: MDS: A Rare Disease Of The Blood On Monday morning, Roberts revealed that she has myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), which is a disease of the blood and bone marrow. According to Roberts, she has […]

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spoke with NewsOne about the early warning signs around the globe that gonorrhea is increasingly becoming resistant to drugs and may soon become immune to medical treatment in the United States. RELATED: Watch Out! Gonorrhea May Be Untreatable Soon The Associated Press reported this week that […]