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2:51 PM / Tuesday September 19, 2017

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Caring for Children with Cancer

September 15, 2017

www.cancer.org The types of cancers that develop in children are often different from the types that develop in adults. Most adult cancers are linked to lifestyle-related risk factors or other environmental risk factors that lead to DNA damage over time. The causes of most childhood cancers are not known. They are not caused by choices…

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Audacious autumn: Squirrel cook off, Elktober, purple feet

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  PA Bacon Fest–Easton, Pennsylvania   By Beth J. Harpaz associated press Looking for something more exciting than pumpkin spice, Oktoberfests and leaf-peeping to shake up your plans this fall? Consider adding one of these audacious autumnal experiences to your calendar: a squirrel cook off in Arkansas, ukulele festival in Florida, caterpillar races in…

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Smooth Traveler: Against the Wind in Cabarrus County, NC

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  North Carolina Music Hall of Fame By Renée S.  Gordon Kannapolis, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County, was created from land purchased by in 1906 by J.W. Cannon for purposes of textile mill. At its height, Cannon Mills would become the largest manufacturer of linens in the world, employ more than 30,000 people and…

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Right On, Brother!

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: “All Power To All People” by Hank Willis Thomas (Photo: Bill Z. Foster)   The Rizzo Statue has a new friend.   By Denise Clay When I was a kid in the 70s, my brother and his friends wore the kind of Afros you’d see on “Soul Train” on Saturday mornings. They were huge, perfectly round…

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Building Blocks

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (91) recovers a fumble for a touchdown during the game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, Landover, MD. The Eagles defeated the Redskins 30-17. (Al Tielemans via AP) The Philadelphia Eagles are hoping to build on a strong performance from its front seven against Washington…

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Stay Lean with Protein

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Southwestern Steak and Colorful Vegetables   Family Features Shedding excess pounds doesn’t have to mean depriving yourself of your favorite foods, including red meat. A study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center shows that healthy, higher-protein diets including lean beef can be beneficial to not only weight loss,…

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Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

September 15, 2017

By Michael Liedtke associated press SAN FRANCISCO–Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen. The Atlanta-based company, one of three major U.S. credit…

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Major Black-owned hair care brand launches new “Heavenly Halo” collection

September 15, 2017

Blacknews.com New York, NY — Hydrated hair is soft! The Mane Choice launched their newest collection, Heavenly Halo, in partnership with Target Stores. Amongst many other benefits, Heavenly Halo makes hydrating hair a priority. The Heavenly Halo collection was released on Sunday exclusively at Target following the success of previous lines. The Mane Choice has…

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Black inventor creates amazing hair dryer that dries your hair in half the time

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Martin McCurtis Blacknews.com Martin McCurtis from Jackson, Mississippi has built a revolutionary machine that reduces the time to dry women’s hair by more than 50 percent. It’s called the Momentum UpFlow hair dryer, and although it’s not yet available in stores, McCurtis has a fully functioning, slick prototype available, and investors are very…

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What are you saying?

September 15, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs www.diannahobbs.com “I want you to speak only the word of God,” I wrote. “No more negativity.” My response was sent to a precious young woman who recently wrote me an email expressing all the ways her life is falling apart. “I feel like I’m cursed, like God loves everyone else more than…

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What are you saying?

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