Health

Samuel L. Jackson makes raw plea for men to get checked for testicular cancer

Samuel L. Jackson makes raw plea for men to get checked for testicular cancer

| April 24, 2014

Sometimes you have to be raw and very direct with people to make and impact—especially when you’re talking to men about health issues.   Samuel L Jackson’s testicular cancer awareness video is passionate and slightly menacing/ Nothing urges a person to get behind a cause like the booming voice of Samuel L Jackson ELLA ALEXANDER Samuel […]

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‘Wishing For a Family That I Don’t Have’

‘Wishing For a Family That I Don’t Have’

| April 21, 2014

By Cassandra Porter, JD Special to Frost Illustrated Knowing that thousands of children in Indiana will not be adopted this year breaks my heart. Each and every child deserves a secure and loving upbringing. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Children (specifically a large number of teens) all across America are waiting to be […]

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Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

| April 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Members of the Urban Trails Project are scheduled to host a Community Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 24 at Links Wonderland, 1711 E. Crieghton Ave. Organizers plan to provide important information about the Urban Trails Project, including documentation of funds given by the City of Fort Wayne to other parts of […]

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Prostate problem detection, treatment can be complex

Prostate problem detection, treatment can be complex

| April 19, 2014

Whatever the case, consider some time of screening given the prevalence of this problem and how the lack of early detection and treatement adversely affects some populations, such as African American men. Consult your personal physician and a specialist if necessary to help clarify your options. Prostate worries? Consider treatment information By Dr. Larry Mulkerin […]

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Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed – Bugle Newspapers: Niles

Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed – Bugle Newspapers: Niles

| April 19, 2014

If people are going to use it, particularly for recreational purposes, which is sure to follow, we might as well get right what we didn’t get right with alcohol. Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed Courtesy Illinois Dept. of Public Health The state of Illinois today announced that the […]

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Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

| April 19, 2014

Perhaps the old urban legend we heard years and years ago about a man shooting his wife to death after sitting down to dinner and having his biscuits not ready isn’t as apocryphal as we once thought. On a more global scale, think of all the conflict in the world these days and about how […]

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Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study : LIFE : Tech Times

Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study : LIFE : Tech Times

| April 19, 2014

“Them that’s got shall get, them that’s not shall lose…” Or we believe that’s the way the song goes. We don’t begrudge anyone making money, but this is just like with political contributions—folks don’t give out freebies just to give out freebies; there’s always a cost on the back end of a “free” lunch. Again, […]

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Tragedy at Fort Hood: Will violence increase as more war weary veterans return?

Tragedy at Fort Hood: Will violence increase as more war weary veterans return?

| April 17, 2014

By Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)—The mental and emotional toll of combat from America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on military service personnel is once again center stage after the latest shooting by an Army specialist on a U.S. military base. Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, 34, has been identified […]

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Artists have different brain structure

Artists have different brain structure

| April 17, 2014

Folks have always wondered if there wasn’t something “different” about artist people. Now we know. Artists ‘have structurally different brains’ By Melissa Hogenboom Science reporter, BBC Radio Science Brain scans revealed artists have more grey matter in parts of their brains Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists, a study has found. Participants’ brain […]

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FDA approves new diabetes drug

| April 16, 2014

This condition has a tremendous impact on the African American community. New treatments are always welcome but also note that proper diet and exercise are a crucial part of any regime to improve diabetes. Also note that drugs do have side effects as does this one. Diabetes Drug, Tanzeum, Receives FDA Approval PRESS RELEASE The […]

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