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Ellis: The Cost of Taking Your Medicine

By Glenn Ellis In the latest confirmation of the dysfunction and inefficiency of the American healthcare system, recent revelations have disclosed the extent to which...

Ellis: Hepatitis Infection and Dialysis

By Glenn Ellis Did you know African Americans are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD) leading to dialysis and transplant? Compared to...

Ellis: Depression, suicide and blacks

By Glenn Ellis Last week, a dear friend, and a brilliant young man, ended his life by suicide. The irony is that just a week before,...

Ellis: Suicide among blacks rise to level of alarm

By Glenn Ellis We got to do something yeah to save the children Soon it will be their turn to try and save the world Right now,...

Ellis: Final Stage of Life

By Glenn Ellis The entire lifespan of most African Americans is consumed by efforts to overcome obstacles, inequality, and in many cases, institutional racism. The most...

Ellis: Bad eating more deadly than smoking

By Glenn Ellis Every year 11 million people die around the world just because they had a bad diet. Compare this to the fact that...

Ellis: Why Are We Still Questioning Vaccines?

By Glenn Ellis Measles cases have cropped up across 12 states over the last 10 weeks — nearly two decades since the highly contagious disease...

Ellis: Unaffordable insulin prices in America

By Glenn Ellis Americans spend more on prescription drugs - average costs are about $1,200 per person per year - than anyone else in the...

Ellis: Finally, a cure for sickle cell anemia?

By Glenn Ellis A little-known gene was the center of a medical and evolutionary detective story that began in the middle 1940s in Africa. Doctors...

Ellis: Why we should know about the lymphatic system

By Glenn Ellis An important part of maintaining a healthy immune system is an effective “lymphatic system”, yet almost nowhere is anyone paying specific attention...

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