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Israeli Doctor To Study Medical Cannabis Effects On Aut...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/30/16 | Comments (0)

An Israeli pediatrician has launched a clinical trial to study the effects of medical cannabis on autis...

   
 

Orlando, FL - Orlando Theme Parks Give Free Bug Spray T...

Article by AP | Published 08/29/16 | Comments (0)

Orlando, FL - Orlando’s major theme parks are now offering free bug repellant to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus ...

   
 

Drug-Dispensing Contact Lenses Offer Hope to Glaucoma P...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/29/16 | Comments (0)

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Washington - Mylan To Launch Generic EpiPen At Half The...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/29/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Mylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy ...

   
 

Most likely to Gain Weight

Article by Alan Freishtat | Published 08/28/16 | Comments (0)

Much of my writing focuses on strategies to improve our health.  I also like to differentiate between what we can call either hearsay, or myth...

   
 

New York - Exposure To 9/11 Disaster Tied To Low Birthw...

Article by AP | Published 08/26/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  For years following the events of September 11, 2001 in lower Manhattan, the disaster and its aftermath may have affected women ...

   
 

Washington - Study: Regular Nibbling On Nuts Linked To ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/26/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Eating a handful of nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, diabetes and many o...

   
 

Washington - Mylan Offers Discounts On EpiPen After Cli...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/25/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Mylan NV said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program, a da...

   
 

Pittsburgh, PA - Heavy Lifting By Young Workers Linked ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/24/16 | Comments (0)

Pittsburgh, PA - Young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life, a stud...

   
 

Orlando, FL - Teen Survives Rare Amoeba Infection That ...

Article by AP | Published 08/23/16 | Comments (0)

Orlando, FL - A South Florida boy has survived a rare brain-eating amoeba that kills most people, aided in part because a hard-to-get drug to fight t...

   
 

Miami, FL - Florida Announces Zika Case Hundreds Of Mil...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/23/16 | Comments (0)

Miami, FL - Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika acquired by local mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles (42...

   
 

Knesset Member Introduces 3 Bills To Protect Overweight...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/23/16 | Comments (0)

(JTA) — Three b...

   
 

Israeli Researchers Find Skin Cancer ‘Breakthroug...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/23/16 | Comments (0)

Researchers have discovered how Melanoma spreads through the body, a “breakthrough” they hope will lead to cancer becoming nonthre...

   
 

Tel Aviv - Israeli Researchers Closing In On Cure For M...

Article by JPOST | Published 08/22/16 | Comments (0)

Tel Aviv - The mechanism by which melanoma – the most aggressive and deadly type of skin cancer – spreads through the body has bee...

   
 

Washington - US Lawmakers Press Mylan On EpiPen Price I...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/22/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Two senior lawmakers on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee on Monday pushed for information regarding sharp price increases...

   
 

New York - NYC Launches Interactive Mosquito Informatio...

Article by AP | Published 08/22/16 | Comments (0)

New York - New York City has launched a new interactive website with weekly updates on its mosquito surveillance and control activities. &l...

   
 

Baltimore, MD - D.A. Henderson, Who Led Effort To Eradi...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/22/16 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Donald A. Henderson, who headed the World Health Organization vaccination effort that wiped out smallpox in 1977 and later became a U...

   
 

The Kiddush...The Simcha

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 08/21/16 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area THIS WEEK on Thursday August 25th a...

   
 

New York - Factbox: Why The Zika Virus Is Causing Alarm...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/20/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spre...

   
 

Albany, NY - Governor Signs Unclaimed Body Bill

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 08/19/16 | Comments (0)

Albany, NY - A bill signed into law today by Governor Cuomo has ended a more than 150 year old practice of allowing New York City officials to releas...

   
 

Miami - Florida Governor Confirms Zika Transmission In ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/19/16 | Comments (0)

Miami Beach, FL -  Florida officials said on Friday they have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a...

   
 

Washington - Zika Researchers Seeking Volunteers Willin...

Article by AP | Published 08/19/16 | Comments (0)

Washington -  Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researc...

   
 

Columbus, Ohio - Two Children Per Hour Seen At US ERs F...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/19/16 | Comments (0)

Columbus, Ohio - About 361,00 children were seen in U.S. emergency departments between 1990 and 2010 for injuries sustained while riding in a strolle...

   
 

London - Britain Launches Soft Drinks Sugar Tax To Figh...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

London - Britain on Thursday said it would tax companies which sell sugary soft drinks and invest that money in health programs for school children, ...

   
 

Miami, FL - Miami Herald Report: Zika Virus Identified ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

Miami, FL - The Zika virus has been identified in Miami Beach, one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, the Miami Herald repor...

   
 

Israeli-Made Contact Lenses to Treat Corneal Edema Get ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

EyeYon, an Israeli biotech company, has just had their new therapeutic contact lens approved by the FDA. The lens helps treat corne...

   
 

Washington - A Morphine Alternative With Less Overdose ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Scientists are testing an experimental medicine that’s designed to have the painkilling power of morphine without some of the ...

   
 

Israel is Becoming More Affordable with New Ten Shekel ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/17/16 | Comments (0)

After the popularity of Cofix, a chain of coffee shops in Israel that offer all items on their menu for just five shekels, the trend has caught on....

   
 

New York - Aetna Warned It Would Cut Obamacare If Human...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/17/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Aetna Inc warned in July that it would exit much of the individual Obamacare health insurance market if the government challenged its deal...

   
 

Newark, NJ - 15 Of New Jersey Dentist's Patients S...

Article by AP | Published 08/17/16 | Comments (0)

Newark, NJ -His son’s first fainting episode happened two years ago in June, Rene Del Grosso remembers. His concern grew with each recurren...

   
 

New York - In NYC, 49 Pregnant Women Had Zika, 1 Baby ...

Article by AP | Published 08/16/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Officials say 49 pregnant women have tested positive for Zika in New York City since April, and one baby has been born with microcephaly d...

   
 

Hot or Cold

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 08/16/16 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area on August 25th...

   
 

Hershey, PA - Video Monitors Show Most Parents Put Babi...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/16/16 | Comments (0)

Hershey, PA - Even when parents know they’re being watched, they still put babies to sleep in unsafe ways that are linked to an increased r...

   
 

New York - Aetna Pulls Back On Obamacare Health Insuran...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/16/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Aetna Inc, the No. 3 U.S. health insurer, on Monday said that due to persistent financial losses on Obamacare plans, it will sell individu...

   
 

London - Pain Drugs In Pregnancy Tied To Behavior Issue...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/15/16 | Comments (0)

London - Women who take the common pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with behavior problems than those...

   
 

5 Children Battling A Potentially Fatal Bacteria In Bne...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/15/16 | Comments (0)

Five children from Bnei Brak have recently been diagnosed with a potentially fatal bacteria, Yisrael Hayom reports. According to the report, an infant ...

   
 

New York - Briefly Standing, Or Being Active, Reduces B...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/14/16 | Comments (0)

New York - For obese people who sit for most of the day, replacing some sitting time with standing, slow walking or slow cycling reduces average bloo...

   
 

San Francisco - General Mills Must Face Lawsuit Over Ch...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/11/16 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - A federal judge has ruled that General Mills Inc must face a lawsuit claiming it tricked consumers by marketing Cheerios Protein as a...

   
 

New York - Daytime Light May Counter Sleep Problems Tie...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/11/16 | Comments (0)

New York - People who pass many waking hours exposed to bright light may not experience sleep problems even when they read on a tablet every night be...

   
 

Yerushalayim - Salmonella Scare In Israel: Health Minis...

Article by Tazpit News Agency | Published 08/11/16 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The Israeli Ministry of Health on Thursday ordered a halt to all sales of products containing tahini made by Prince Tahina, the largest m...

   
 

State Health Officials: Death Of Infant In Texas Linked...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/09/16 | Comments (0)

Austin, TX - The recent death of an infant in the Houston area has been linked to the Zika virus, state health officials said on Tuesday. &...

   
 

Officials Investigate Zika Case In Palm Beach County

Article by AP | Published 08/08/16 | Comments (0)

West Palm Beach, FL - Florida health officials say they’re investigating a case of Zika virus infection in Palm Beach County that was likel...

   
 

Let’s Get Practical

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 08/08/16 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area on August 25th...

   
 

Florida Officials Go Into Damage-control Mode Over Zika

Article by AP | Published 08/07/16 | Comments (0)

Tampa, FL - Thank goodness it’s the slow season in Florida. At least that’s what officials and representatives ...

   
 

Misplaced Expanding Beads May Pose Danger To Children&#...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/05/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Small beads that expand in water and are often marketed as toys have the potential to cause hearing loss if the products get lod...

   
 

CDC Director: Miami Mosquitoes Succumbing To Aerial Spr...

Article by AP | Published 08/05/16 | Comments (0)

Doral, FL - The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says aerial spraying of the insecticide naled is killing many mosquitoes ...

   
 

Zika Vaccines Work In Monkeys, Boosting Hopes For Peopl...

Article by AP | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in...

   
 

We Buried a Beautiful 22 Year Old This Week - Some Sob...

Article by Zvi Gluck, Menachem Poznanski LCSW | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

We lost another promising young life this week.  To be honest, I am at a loss for words. ...

   
 

Can House Dust Explain Why Amish Protected From Asthma?...

Article by AP | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

Chicago -  Research in the Amish and Hutterites sheds new light on asthma. Those farming-based religious groups shun modern ways and are sim...

   
 

Florida Gov Offers Free Zika Test Kits For Pregnant Wom...

Article by AP | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says pregnant women statewide can get a free Zika test to determine whether they’ve been infe...

   
 

Drink Developed For Military Boosts Cycling Performance

Article by Reuters | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  - A drink that provides energy for the body in the form of ketones, rather than sugar or fat, helped competitive cyclists ride f...

   
 

NYC Subway Transit System Unveils Plan To Fight Zika Th...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/03/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Track workers of New York City’s subway system, the largest in the country, will drop bug-killing larvicide tablets into puddles...

   
 

NY Attorney General Targets Phony Zika-protection Produ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/03/16 | Comments (0)

New York - New York state’s top prosecutor said on Wednesday his office has sent cease-and-desist letters to seven companies accused of dec...

   
 

China's 'Mosquito Factory' Aims To Wipe ...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/02/16 | Comments (0)

Guangzhou, China - Every week, scientists in southern China release 3 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes on a 3 km (two-mile) long island in a bid ...

   
 

Medical Benefits Of Dental Floss Unproven

Article by AP | Published 08/02/16 | Comments (0)

Holmdel, NJ - It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities....

   
 

CDC Warns Pregnant Women From Zika-stricken Part Of Mia...

Article by AP | Published 08/01/16 | Comments (0)

Miami - Government health officials are warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami and urging expectant mothers...

   
 

This Rabbi Is A Human WebMD And Has Been Labeled Israel...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/31/16 | Comments (0)

Some people merit to save a life once in their lifetime. Some special people merit to work in fields tha...

   
 

U.S. Official: More Locally Transmitted Zika In U.S. Ex...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/31/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  The United States will likely see more cases of local Zika virus transmission going forward, a U.S. health official warned on Su...

   
 

Why the Failure?

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 07/31/16 | Comments (0)

Alan Freishtat will be in the Baltimore-Washington area on August 25th and August 26th.&...

   
 

Miami - Governor: 4 Zika Cases Likely Came From Florid...

Article by AP | Published 07/29/16 | Comments (0)

Miami - Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state’s governor said Friday....

   
 

Study: Stretching May Ease Women's Depression

Article by Reuters | Published 07/29/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. ...

   
 

To Reverse Damage Of Sitting, Taking A Brisk, Hour-long...

Article by AP | Published 07/29/16 | Comments (0)

London - If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least a...

   
 

9/11 Worker Pleads For Medical Coverage With Billboards

Article by AP | Published 07/27/16 | Comments (0)

West Milford, NJ - A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to h...

   
 

ALS-Related Gene Found With Help From Ice Bucket Challe...

Article by AP | Published 07/27/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene’s connection to the ...

   
 

A Very Specific Major Chessed Opportunity

Article by Esther Caplin | Published 07/26/16 | Comments (0)

[Ed. Note]: BJL readers are urged to share this as much as possible Shalom. My na...

   
 

Behavior Changes Offer Clues That Dementia Could Be Bre...

Article by AP | Published 07/24/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an...

   
 

Is it Fact or is it Fiction?

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 07/24/16 | Comments (0)

“I thought that if I eat blueberries every day…….”. “Someone told me that if I eat only twice a day...

   
 

Health Department Reports First Baby Born With Zika-rel...

Article by AP | Published 07/22/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The Health Department today reported the first baby delivered with Zika-related microcephaly at a hospital in New York City. The baby and ...

   
 

Charedi Woman Drops 75 Pounds to Donate her Kidney

Article by David Rosenberg | Published 07/21/16 | Comments (0)

For most, the notion of serving as a living donor – that is offering one’s internal organs to those in need – is a daunt...

   
 

Having Stomach Troubles? Try Swallowing An Origami Rob...

Article by AP | Published 07/20/16 | Comments (0)

Cambridge, MA - Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it. ...

   
 

Florida Health Department Investigates Possible Local Z...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/20/16 | Comments (0)

Miami, FL - Florida health officials said on Tuesday they are investigating a case of Zika virus infection that does not appear to have stemmed from ...

   
 

UnitedHealth Sees Further Losses For Obamacare Insuranc...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/19/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - UnitedHealth Group Inc is still losing money on the individual insurance business created under U.S. President Barack Obama’s ...

   
 

In Medical Mystery, Caregiver Gets Zika From Man Who Di...

Article by AP | Published 07/18/16 | Comments (0)

Salt Lake City - A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregi...

   
 

Herbalife To Pay $200 Million To FTC To Avoid Pyramid S...

Article by AP | Published 07/15/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Federal regulators closed an investigation of the multinational, nutritional supplements company Herbalife. Though it wa...

   
 

Digest This: Heavy People May Die Up To 3 Years Early

Article by AP | Published 07/14/16 | Comments (0)

London -  Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected a...

   
 

New Peak For US Health Care Spending: $10,345 Per Perso...

Article by AP | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The nation’s health care tab this year is expected to surpass $10,000 per person for the first time, the government said Wedne...

   
 

Hadassah Hospital Finds A Bullet In The Head Of An Elde...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

A 77-year-old woman arrived at Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital on Monday, 5 Tammuz by ambulance complaining of head pain. Her condition led to a CT which ...

   
 

Redhead Skin Cancer Risk: Like Spending 21 Extra Years ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

Redheads have a skin cancer risk much higher than usual, about equal to 21 extra years in the sun, according to one of those studies that more precis...

   
 

33 Sickened In Apparent Mass Drug Overdose In New York ...

Article by AP | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - More than two dozen people were sickened in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from po...

   
 

Appeals Court Hears Case Over Kosher Food In Florida Pr...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/16 | Comments (0)

Miami, FL - The state of Florida asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to allow it to discontinue a kosher meals program for thousands of religiously...

   
 

New Kidneys 40 Years Apart Show Transplant Progress, Hu...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Brenda Hudson recalls weeks spent in a glass-enclosed isolation room after her first kidney transplant, her family allowed to visit only...

   
 

Infection Experts Warn Of More U.S. Superbug Cases In C...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/11/16 | Comments (0)

New York - After two confirmed U.S. cases of a superbug that thwarts a last-resort antibiotic, infectious disease experts say they expect more cases ...

   
 

Do Your Meds Really Do The Job

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 07/11/16 | Comments (0)

Depression and Anxiety have become widespread in our society today.  As a matter of fact, anxiety is now the most common mental illness in the...

   
 

In Nod To Sanders, Clinton Offers New Health Care Prop...

Article by AP | Published 07/10/16 | Comments (0)

Orlando, FL - In another nod to primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is proposing to increase federal money for community health centers and...

   
 

1st Death Related To Zika Virus Seen In Continental US

Article by AP | Published 07/08/16 | Comments (0)

Salt Lake City - Utah health officials say a person infected with Zika has died, and while the exact cause is unclear, it marks the first death rela...

   
 

Michigan Music Therapist Records Young Patients' H...

Article by AP | Published 07/08/16 | Comments (0)

Grand Rapids, MI - A music therapist at a Michigan children’s hospital has made dozens of unique recordings as a gift for patients&rsquo...

   
 

Study: Trump Health Care Plan Would Make 18M Uninsured

Article by AP | Published 07/07/16 | Comments (0)

Washington -  Donald Trump’s health care plan would make 18 million people uninsured, but also lower premiums significantly for pol...

   
 

FDA Approves First Dissolving Stent For US Patients

Article by AP | Published 07/06/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - A medical implant that slowly dissolves into the body could be the answer to long-standing safety concerns with devices used to treat cl...

   
 

Too Much, Too Fast

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 07/05/16 | Comments (0)

A few years ago, a father brought his teenage son into my office for a conversation.  Yehuda was in Yeshiva out of town and he was class 3 obe...

   
 

Jobs Wait Time For Liver Transplant Prompts Apple In Pu...

Article by AP | Published 07/05/16 | Comments (0)

San Francisco -Apple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up...

   
 

State: 31 In Maryland Have Zika

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/03/16 | Comments (0)

Maryland health officials say 31 people in the state have been infected with the Zika virus....

   
 

Baltimore's Knafayim Launches with Abuse Preventio...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/01/16 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 1, 2016 - This past week local Baltimore resident Rabbi Raffi Bilek kick...

   
 

Ariel's Final Gift

Article by Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblum | Published 06/30/16 | Comments (0)

Maya Schulder, a 16-year-old from Arizona, in Israel with her congregational youth group, died of dehydration on a hike June 15. News reports stated th...

   
 

The World’s Smartest Computer Will Help Treat 10,...

Article by Washington Post | Published 06/29/16 | Comments (0)

IBM’s supercomputer Watson, known for its “Jeopardy” prowess, is teaming up with the Department of Veterans Affairs in a...

   
 

FDA Has A Few Questions For Makers Of Hand Sanitizer

Article by AP | Published 06/29/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim &mda...

   
 

Skin Cancer On The Rise: NYC Comptroller Proposes Free ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/29/16 | Comments (0)

New York, NY - As summer vacation begins for 1.1 million schoolchildren and City pools open, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today releas...

   
 

It’s A Long, Long Shabbos

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and certified Wellness Coach. | Published 06/27/16 | Comments (0)

We are now mired in the heart of summer and the days are approaching their peak length of the year.  6 days a week there is certainly a great ...

   
 

Health Insurer's Limit On Insulin Pumps Worries Pa...

Article by AP | Published 06/24/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Stephanie Rodenberg-Lewis wasn’t happy with her insulin pump and finally switched two years ago to another brand. Now her health ...

   
 

Former Congresswoman Helen Bentley Enters Hospice Care

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/16 | Comments (0)

A family spokesman confirms former journalist and congresswoman Helen Bentley has entered hospice care. "She entered hospice c...