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Beyond survival: Life after rape

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent Last In A Series WASHINGTON (NNPA) — “On May 15, 1995, two men ran up behind me as I approached

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Immediately After a Rape…

Get somewhere safe. You may be feeling confused, devastated, in disbelief, or trapped. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. If you need help

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For a few lucky seniors, happy endings in living situations
By Elizabeth Simpson Contributing Writer Part II VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—Ruby Howard takes a while to warm up to describing past episodes of her life. The 58-year-old Virginia Beach woman traveled a path through emergency ...
Black women endure menopause longest, study shows
By Elaina Johnson Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least ...
Elder abuse rising in care facilities mixing the frail and the disturbed
By Elizabeth Simpson Contributing Writer Part I NORFOLK, Va. — The nursing home Georgie Williams moved to in her 80s was supposed to be a haven from the deepening confusion of Alzheimer’s disease. The ...
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Blacks dying for lack of Black help
By Elaina Johnson Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University News Service) — Bi’ja Thatch sat nervously beside her mother when her doctor entered through the doors ...
Obamacare affects GOP candidates for La. governor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A curious thing happened amongst the Republican contenders for Louisiana Governor in 2015. While they continue to rail against “Obamacare”,virtually everyone – including the most conservative ...
As the Ebola outbreak slows, World Health Body shifts focus
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – For the first time since the end of June 2014, there have been fewer than 100 new cases ...
Musicians local president Deacon John Moore was a strong advocate for the smoking ban. Courtesy of the New Orleans City Council
New Orleans’ bar workers will help enforce the new smoking ban
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Bartenders will have more to do than pour beer and keep track of tabs when a smoking ban for taverns and casinos, passed in late January by ...
The Impoverished History of Race And Nursing Homes
After exposés in the 1920s revealed the horrific conditions in existing “workhouses” for the impoverished older Americans and others, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal reformers hoped to create alternatives ...

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