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Sheryl Lee Ralph-Hughes , The DIVA Foundation and Autism advocates will light it up blue at the Divine Lorraine Hotel

April 19, 2019

In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, actress and honored activist Sheryl Lee Ralph-Hughes will host the inaugural DIVAS for Autism Awareness reception Friday,  April 26th at the Divine Lorraine Hotel 5pm-7pm.  Ralph-Hughes and her The DIVA Foundation is partnering with Au-Some Lives Inc., a local grassroots organization based in the Philadelphia area to raise…

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Shaquille O’Neal to help Black people ‘get real’ about heart disease

April 12, 2019

BLACKDOCTOR.ORG Research has shown that Black people are 20 times more likely than other ethnic groups to develop heart failure before the age of 50, and they are more likely to be hospitalized or die from heart failure than White Americans. Earlier this month, Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC partnered with Shaquille O’Neal to help shift those…

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Black journalists to tackle education, inequities and legalization during “More than Just Green: The Color of Cannabis Conference” on April 6

March 29, 2019

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) will assemble more than 100 journalists, legislators, patients, and community community leaders for “More than Just Green: The Color of Cannabis,” an educational engagement conference starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Quorum at the Science Center, 3675 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The event…

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2,000 at Temple University get shots amid mumps outbreak

March 29, 2019

associated press Over 2,000 students and staffers at Temple University took advantage of free vaccine booster shots Wednesday as the number of mumps cases at the school topped 100. Philadelphia health officials said 2,285 people were given shots during the first of two clinics offering the MMR vaccine. The number of confirmed and probable mumps…

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Newborn to 13+: Car safety tips for kids of all ages

March 15, 2019

BPT For many parents, you buckle up your kids and off you go to day care, school or the park. You trust their car seat or booster seat will keep your child safe should something happen, but are you sure the seat you installed months or years ago is truly secure? “I am deeply concerned…

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Winter can be stressful; Try these four tips

March 8, 2019

BPT Higher levels of stress can cause problems at work and home. Stress is not just hard on your mental well-being, it is hard on your body and can lead to many negative health outcomes. Stress levels can also increase significantly when economic times are tough. In England, the British Health and Social Care Information…

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Eight ways to banish spring allergies

February 23, 2019

BPT Spring. The time of year when, as poet Alfred Lord Tennyson famously said, a young man’s (and woman’s) fancy “lightly turns to thoughts of love.” That is, of course, if you’re not sneezing, coughing or dealing with itchy eyes. Spring allergies seem to get worse every year. Is there anything you can do to…

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Simple ways to be heart smart

February 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Banana Pecan Cherry Oatmeal Discover recipes chock-full of heart-healthy pecans FAMILY FEATURES Sometimes making small changes can have a positive impact on your health — including heart health — like drinking more water, taking the stairs instead of the escalator and adding nutritious ingredients to your snacks and meals.  Incorporating nutritious ingredients is…

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