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With aging and illness, some LGBT people are opting for the closet

By Ellen Rand Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Lawrence Johnson and Alexandre Rheume were an interracial couple, who had been together 38

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Asthma rates among Blacks will take your breath away

By Dr. Sheryl E. Lucas Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) – In a speech to the Second National Convention of

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Brain research drives push to educate zero- to five-year-olds
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Speaking at a forum promoting parental awareness of early childhood education, education advocate Ernesto Saldana literally illustrated the stakes by ...
Vietnam vets push VA to link bladder cancer to Agent Orange
By Mike Hixenbaugh The Virginian-Pilot and Charles Ornstein and Terry Parris Jr., ProPublica Alan Eller has spent more than a decade trying to convince the Department of Veterans Affairs that his ...
Diabetes is pervasive among Blacks
By Glenn Ellis Contributing Writer (George Curry Media) – As rampant as diabetes is in our community, it is well past time we took some serious action. Diabetes is a disease ...
Black women with fibroids have greater cancer risk
By Lisa Chedekel Contributing Writer Black women with a history of uterine fibroids have a 40 percent higher risk of endometrial cancer, a new study shows.
Finding support for seniors facing challenges living alone
By Lisa Esposito Contributing Writer Part II (Special from U.S. News & World Report/New America Media) – Your parent prizes his or her independence and insists on living at home, alone. However, you ...
Davis Satcher, former Surgeon General makes plea for equity in health care
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Capital Outlook) – Leadership and equity are two important elements that must be in place if any serious dent is going ...
Aging parents at a distance who aren’t really just fine’
By Lisa Esposito Contributing Writer (Special from U.S. News & World Report/New America Media) – “I’m doing fine.” It’s reassuring to hear when you call a parent who lives far away. But ...
The other 2016 Campaign: Reframing aging
By Bob Rosenblatt Contributing Writer (Special from PBS Next Avenue/New America Media) – It’s a scary and depressing image of aging: If you are sick or poor and over 65, it’s your ...

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