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10:47 AM / Tuesday August 4, 2020

Health

Veronica’s View: We are the 44 percent and it’s personal

December 2, 2012

Mitt Romney’s infamous 47 percent comment that dissed nearly half of all Americans was the nail in his slowly closing coffin. Percentages are personal. When you drill down below the numbers and the hyperbole and the spin, they represent people and their individual life experiences. Take for example 44 percent.

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Eight tips to stay healthy this flu season

November 18, 2012

Flu season is upon us, bringing with it new strains of the virus. So now is the time to brush up on all the flu-fighting facts. Here are eight wellness tips to help keep you and your family in tip-top shape – from what behaviors to avoid, to how homeopathic treatment can help:

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Think rabies is a thing of the past? Think again

November 9, 2012

Most of us know what rabies is, but it’s not something we think about often. Thanks to public health education, mandatory pet vaccinations and the wildlife oral rabies vaccination program, rabies cases in the U.S. have dropped dramatically in the past 15 years. But unfortunately…

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Guidance, help and hope for those living with chronic pain

November 3, 2012

It’s the health challenge that affects nearly a third of American adults – more than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined, according to a recent report. It costs society between $560 billion and $635 billion in medical bills and lost productivity every year.

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Sun Report

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NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

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Commentary

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Seniors

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Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

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