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Ask Nadia: How do I manage my diabetes?
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Dear Nadia, I have a difficult time managing my type 2 diabetes. Sometimes I just want to give up – Donna, Colorado Dear Donna, The Lancet, a medical journal, reports that people with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from depression. If you feel like you want to "give up," you could be experiencing depression. If you suffered from
 
EarthTalk: Choosing the best cookware
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Dear EarthTalk: I’m in the market for a new set of non-stick cookware for my kitchen, and I’m wondering which type is healthiest? – Rose Castillo, Santa Fe, New Mexico Dear Rose: Non-stick cookware cleans very easily, and some health-conscious cooks appreciate that it requires less cooking oil than uncoated varieties. But the convenient
 
Strong men put their heart health first
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
In the blink of an eye, my life went from living what I believed to be a "normal" lifestyle to almost becoming one of the over 37,000 black men who die of heart disease each year. One moment I was enjoying a family vacation in Mississippi, and just two days later, I was in the hospital due to shortness of breath and dizziness. A series of tests showed that
 
Closing coverage gap for adults could save babies’ lives
Thursday, July 7, 2016
RALEIGH — More babies born in Durham County could survive their first year and live healthier lives if their mothers got health care before pregnancy through Medicaid expansion, according to a new report by N.C. Child. The report finds one in five women of reproductive age (19-44) statewide are uninsured, more than half of whom (about 175,000) fall
 

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Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law

RALEIGH – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required

HBCUs are still relevant

RALEIGH – North Carolina is home to 11 HBCUs, including the Triangle’s Shaw

Black dollars pour into black banks

Baltimore-based attorney Jelani Murrain plans to transfer his hard-earned money to an