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Health coverage in jeopardy
Monday, March 2, 2015
RALEIGH – More than half a million North Carolinians are now able to afford health coverage this year under the Affordable Care Act. Their access to health insurance may be temporary, however, if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of four petitioners who will argue Wednesday an oversight in the language of the law prevents the federal government
 
Food Rx for upset stomach
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Ever get that queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach for seemingly no reason at all? You’re not alone. Although many people experience inexplicable stomach upsets that have no complicated medical diagnoses, researchers say the symptoms that often follow –nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and other digestive upsets – occur in
 
Congestive heart failure striking blacks at a younger age
Monday, February 23, 2015
Congestive heart failure remains one of the most taxing, but preventable, heart conditions in the U.S., and is increasingly linked to heart disease caused by poor diet. Consequently, African- Americans are disproportionately affected by heart failure, and the disparity has been attributed in many cases to modifiable risk factors such as uncontrolled
 

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African Children's Choir

The African Children's Choir has added a second

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Flapjack Fundraiser

The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of

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St. Paul Village Community 5k Walk/Run

The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K

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Wake County district attorney wants a fair courtroom

RALEIGH – New District Attorney Lorrin Freeman wants a criminal justice system that the

Women honor ‘business mother’ Andrea Harris

“If you’re in the room, act like you’re at the table, even if you’re not

HBCU NEWS

SHAW UNIVERSITY Completing a hard-fought journey that began in the fall, the team representing