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Health

NC works on compensation for sterilization victims

August 7, 2011

A task force investigating the involuntary procedures said in a report Monday, though the panel was unsure of exactly how much money to recommend. Victims blasted report, saying the state has procrastinated too long on a decision.

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Study dispels myths about minorities borrowing meds

July 31, 2011

A study led by Temple University researchers revealed that despite warnings about borrowing medication prescribed to other people, past studies have demonstrated that many Americans say they have used someone else’s medication at least once in a given year.

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Al Sharpton teams to discuss sexual diversity among black men

July 17, 2011

The multi-media event will feature film and video footage, live performances, a panel discussion and community dialogue featuring National Action Network’s president, Rev. Al Sharpton , “Our World with Black Enterprise” television host, Marc Lamont Hill, and Black Men’s Xchange National founder & CEO, Cleo Manago.

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Minorities outpace whites as nursing home patients

July 17, 2011

According to a new report from Brown University, the number of minorities living in nursing homes is steadily growing. One explanation for this rise is greater access to nursing home care. Researchers say, the proportion of white elderly in nursing homes is declining.

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How can hydration fitness training benefit you?

July 10, 2011

Most athletes know that in order to take your workout to the next level, staying hydrated is important. More than half your body weight is water and while you’re breaking a sweat during your workout, it’s important to replace the fluids you’re losing.

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PHA hosts Annual Senior Health Summit

July 5, 2011

The summit recognized the special needs of seniors and provided information on how to manage their health and address issues as they age. Seniors in attendance met with vendors and took advantage of information on…

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Researchers analyze gene changes in

July 5, 2011

Researchers analyzing the genetic makeup of ovarian cancer tumors have found a gene mutation that is surprisingly frequent, suggesting it plays a key role in driving the cancer.

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Commentary

Divine Muva Diva: April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is...

Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of...

Entertainment

Iconic singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications at 81

April 4, 2020

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood...

Week In Review

SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

April 2, 2020

An “Essential Service Schedule” for Regional Rail is in effect.  Other SEPTA service, including city and suburban...

Health

Apr. 5, COVID-19 UPDATE: 3,189 positive cases in Philly, 831 hospitalized

April 5, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 181 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19...

Go With The-Flo

Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff