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FOOD ALLERGY TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE

With food allergies still on the rise and no clear answer about their causes, parents of allergic children anxiously await the development of an effective treatment to prevent life-threatening reactions. ...

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10 OF THE WORLD’S BEST FRESH MARKETS

Green markets, farmers’ markets, fresh markets, wet markets — whatever you call them, these are the places that make Walmart, Tesco ...

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FDA APPROVES NEW DIET DRUG

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new prescription diet drug called Qsymia on Tuesday. The medication produced dramatic weight loss ...

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HAVING A BIG BABY MAY MEEN INCREASED BREAST CANCER RISK FOR MOM

The delivery room was tense as Sandy Byrne struggled and strained to push her son out. Already it had been two painfully difficult hours. ...

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NEW YORK AUTHORITIES CHARGE 48 IN MASSIVE MEDICAID FRAUD

Federal prosecutors have charged 48 people in a massive fraud that allegedly bought HIV medications and other prescription drugs from Medicaid recipients and sold them to unsuspecting buyers. ...

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THE PEOPLE’S CLINIC, ”POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

We are continuing this week with our discussion of mental health topics, in recognition of May being Mental Health Month. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder ...

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SMOKING KILLS

Some 88,000 men and 70,000 women die from lung cancer each year. For African Americans like disco legend Donna Summer, who recently lost her battle with the disease ...

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FIFTY PERCENT OF THE WRONGFULLY CONVICTED ARE BLACK

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - On October 24, 1974 an unidentified man robbed and raped a pregnant Wayne State University student in a bathroom on campus. The student later picked 19 year-old Edward George Carter, out of a photo lineup that contained multiple pictures of the Black teen. None of the physical evidence - fingerprints, semen and seminal fluid - collected from the scene connected Carter to the crime. Still ...

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PETITIONS ARE POURING IN FROM ACROSS THE NATION

Hundreds of citizens from across the nation are now expressing their support for the pardons campaign for the Wilmington Ten; joining congresspeople, state lawmakers and civil rights ...

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SUPPORT SWELLS FOR WILMINGTON TEN PARDONS

Thus far, at least two members of Congress; the heads of both the national and state NAACP; a prominent UNC-Chapel Hill law professor, and the head of the United Church of Christ have joined a growing number of supporters ...

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