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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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Improving the Standard of Care and Exploring treatment options

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Following a report earlier this year that drew attention to the challenges of living with sickle cell disease and the urgent need for change in patient care – particularly in hospital emergency departments – Pfizer Rare Disease brought together the Sickle Cell Disease Council for Change (CFC). The CFC consists of more …

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