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Colorectal cancer still claims thousands of black lives
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and health care professionals have been successful in raising awareness for some types of cancer, others are not as high profile. Among them is colorectal cancer, the second- leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women combined in the U.S. Even
 
Ask Nadia: Opioids and diabetes
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Dear Nadia: Do opioids (painkillers) have a definite effect on people with type 2 diabetes? I’ve read that it makes you fall off the healthy wagon of eating right. But do the pills directly affect the effectiveness of insulin to control and manage blood sugar? Do opiates raise someone’s blood sugar or restrict the full potential of a diabetes
 

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Pegasus Relays

The meet will run on a rolling schedule.

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Homebuyer Education

Spring into homeownership in 2017 Are you

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Art Show

The Town of Carrboro has a new art exhibit

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Race in America

The all-too-familiar conversation that black and Latino parents have with their children reveals

Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey

On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I

Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders

DURHAM – Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast