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Health

Going vegan: The Bill Clinton diet

October 24, 2010

Former President Bill Clinton won rave reviews for losing 24 pounds in time for his daughter Chelsea’s recent wedding, and he credited it to his new vegetarian diet. He told Wolf Blitzer in an interview that although he does eat fish (rarely), he otherwise eats a vegan diet and feels great.

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Breast cancer treatment varies by race in DC

October 17, 2010

African-American women with breast cancer living in Washington, D.C., are more likely to experience delays in treatment regardless of insurance type, socioeconomic status and cancer characteristics such as stage and grade.

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New sex survey: Black, Hispanic men use condoms more than whites

October 11, 2010

The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity. That’s just a tiny sampling of the data being unveiled in what the researchers say is the largest, most comprehensive national survey of Americans’ sexual behavior since 1994.

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Health law kicks into 2nd gear; does it help me?

September 26, 2010

The nation’s new health care law turned 6 months old Thursday and started delivering protections and dollars-and-cents benefits that Americans can grasp. But it doesn’t affect all consumers the same way, which may cause confusion.

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A Learning Experience

September 20, 2010

An African American woman walks into a local emergency room, her joints are swollen, and walking is tougher than you can imagine. She barely makes it to the waiting room, where she is forced to wait for about five or six hours to be seen by a doctor.

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Commentary

Black History: Enslaved Black man Onesimus introduced inoculation to the US

February 24, 2021

Source: Wikipedia, Photo from History of Vaccines Onesimus born in late 1600’s was an African-born man who...

Stateside

Wolf commutes life sentences for 13 jailed on murder charges

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Gov. Tom Wolf ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Gov. Tom Wolf’s office announced last Friday...

Entertainment

WDAS-FM Iconic “Quiet Storm” host Tony Brown passes away at 75

February 24, 2021

It is with great sadness that the 105.3 WDAS family announces today that the legendary Tony Brown...

Politics

‘Obamacare’ sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: This image shows the main page of the HealthCare.gov website on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021....

Style

How to stay safe during your remodel amid COVID-19

February 19, 2021

FAMILY FEATURES Many homeowners still find themselves stuck at home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of February 19

February 19, 2021

All Signs: Mercury retrograde was technically over last Saturday (the 20th). For eleven days, Mercury remained at...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff