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Jul 23rd

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Accent salads with flavor and nutrition

Accent salads with flavor and nutrition


Could you and your family use a salad makeover? Sometimes that's what it takes to keep everyone interested in eating a variety of good-for-you salads each week. How do you elevate a healthy salad from simple to sensational? First things first. A tempting salad starts with the freshest, tastiest and most flavorful ingredients you can find. Then, it's the small but important touches that change everything...
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HIV/AIDS: People from all walks of life must confront the crisis

HIV/AIDS: People from all walks of life must confront the crisis

By Bob Johnson

In these times, when HIV/AIDS is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide, individuals from all walks of life must come together to confront the crisis. In America, where Blacks account for fifty-three percent of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, African-Americans must come to terms with the fact that HIV/AIDS could be the crisis that ultimately destroys our communities if we ignore it.
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UVC professor asserts HIV/AIDS epidemic has reached a state of emergency among African Americans

UVC professor asserts HIV/AIDS epidemic has reached a state of emergency among African Americans

African Americans comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population and now account for nearly half of newly diagnosed cases of HIV/AIDS. "The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African American community has reached a state of emergency and there are signs that it is only intensifying," said Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., University Professor and Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia.
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GLBT communities also face enormous challenges with HIV/AIDS

GLBT communities also face enormous challenges with HIV/AIDS

By H. Alexander Robinson

Like the rest of the Black America, Black gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender (GLBT) communities face many challenges; the most urgent of these is the continuing enormous challenge of the AIDS epidemic. The primary barrier is homophobia and an unwillingness to talk openly and honestly about sex. Until we can tell the truth about our sex lives, we will continue to have statistics showing that half of the HIV-infected Black men who have sex with men do not know their status.
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Dr. Verna Corneila Price presents new book, The Silent Cry at Body, Mind, Life Expo

Dr. Verna Corneila Price presents new book, The Silent Cry at Body, Mind, Life Expo


Nationally recognized motivational speaker, Dr. Verna Cornelia Price will launch her newest book, The Silent Cry, at the Body Mind Life Expo. She will present the "Silent Cry Workshop" which will provide instruction on how to handle Subtracters: people who prevent others from finding happiness and fulfillment in life.
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Interview: S. Epatha Merkerson

Interview: S. Epatha Merkerson

By Sheletta Brundidge

When her people called me to say that she wanted to talk about high blood pressure, he marked the interview on our "doctor's appointment" calendar at home. I thought I was gonna be doing the interview solo at the KSTP studio this past week, but it turned out to be a duet!
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Friendship is worth the effort

Friendship is worth the effort

By Rashida McKenzie

Friends - how many of us have them? Ones we can depend on? Well, according to a study done by the American Sociological Review, not many of us. The study says that twenty-five percent of Americans have no one to close to confide in, and that we have a third fewer close friends and confidants than just two decades ago, which they believe is a sign that people may be living lonelier, more isolated lives.
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