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Renowned Dallas Surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Lectures on the Science of Aging at Inaugural International meeting in Monte-Carlo, Monaco

By Dr. Rod J. Rohrich DALLAS, April 23, 2019 — Dallas plastic surgeon and Rhinoplasty Surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, an internationally known innovative physician leader and plastic surgeon spoke on the predictable pattern of facial aging in humans based upon his anatomic work facial fat compartments. This inaugural meeting of global experts on the science of aging was held at the Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine …

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WHAT’S GOING ON WITH MALE BIRTH CONTROL?

Is the world ready for male birth control pills? You may have heard rumors of male birth control in the past, but there’s really only one option on store shelves. That’s the way it’s been for your entire life. And while we don’t have an oral contraceptive pill for men ready to hit the market just yet, researchers have revealed …

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Wendy Williams reveals how cocaine addiction continues to destroy her life

By A.R. Shaw Wendy Williams revealed details about her personal battles with drug addiction during an episode of the “Wendy Williams Show.” Near the end of her daily one-hour show, Williams, 54, stood in the audience and spoke directly into the camera about her issues with cocaine and how she’s seeking help. A.R. Shaw “I have been living in a sober …

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Black Women in America and Cervical Cancer Prevention

By Dr. Anisa Shomo, Director of Family Medicine Scholars at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and Health Columnist for the NNPA. Many people may believe that cervical cancer is a problem of the past. Prior to the 1940s, it was a major cause of death of women of childbearing age. According to the National Institute of Health, invasive …

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Surviving Sexual Abuse: April ‘7even Rich’ Richardson, taking back your power

By Je’Don Holloway Talley Gone are the days of silence and shame in the face of sexual assault and misconduct. America is slowly adapting to a new narrative for survivors of sexual abuse—one that empowers, vocalizes, and offers cathartic relief. With there being strength in numbers and solace in solidarity, the country has taken a stance in support of the …

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to Trump: Forget Wall, Fix Nation’s Deadly Water Problems

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The lead content in Newark’s drinking water now is the highest ever recorded in the past 17 years and Mayor Ras Baraka has sent a letter to President Donald Trump because of the health emergency. In his January 14th letter to President Trump, Baraka implores the President to forego the demand for $5 billion …

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Kroger recalls ‘cooked’ shrimp products due to a potential health hazard

Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery chain, has issued a recall for shrimp sold in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Virginia because of a potential health hazard: several of its cooked shrimp products which might actually be raw. The Kroger Co. said the recall affected its stores in Michigan, central and northwest Ohio, and northwestern Virginia. The recall also included Fry’s, King Soopers …

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Changing Your Diet

By Vince Faust, Special to The Mississippi Link Newspaper, This time of year everybody wants to get next year off to a good start by changing old bad habits. One of the biggest changes most people start is changing their diet. To succeed you need a good plan. Changing your diet takes patience, persistence and behavior modification. Just losing weight …

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DCPS Students Throw Down in Kitchen Through National Culinary Arts Program

By Lenore T. Adkins, AFRO Contributor Taahir Kelly may be a track star at Roosevelt High School, but nothing makes his face light up more than when he’s talking about all the cooking he’s done at the school through his culinary arts classes. The high school senior is just one of 300 kids from the D.C. Public Schools enrolled in ProStart, …

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Affects Younger Women and Black Women At Higher Rates

By E. Selean Holmes Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting all types of cancer affecting millions of people. And each year there are families creating new avenues of public education to keep us informed while fighting for a cure. In Cincinnati, the Holloman family founded The Erica J. Holloman Foundation to raise awareness …

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