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Tips to avoid winter hair loss, breakage
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
As the cold air sets in and the official start of Winter is only days away, hair stylists have charted an increase in the number of black clients experiencing hair loss and breakage. While climate-sensitive black hair is not uncommon, many women are unaware of home remedies and precautions that ward off damage. Anacostia stylist Katrina Dennis said that
 
PALUMBO POINTS: Muscles matter
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Good muscle tone is essential for maintaining a healthy and vibrant lifestyle. It has a direct effect upon your posture and your ability to have a wonderful quality of life. No matter a person's age, being active is one key factor to thriving throughout life. Nutrition and diet, which can turn certain genes on or off, are also lifestyle factors every
 
Ask Nadia: Levemir insulin problems
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Dear Nadia, I injected Levemir insulin and now I have a ball. Is that normal? It itches as well. – Michelle Dear Michelle, Skin reactions to insulin injection are not new. Since the advent of insulin in 1922, people taking injections who experience adverse reactions was once estimated at 50 percent. This is believed to be a result of agents like
 
PALUMBO POINTS: Rekindling the Fire
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
There are many things that affect one's love life, including lack of sleep, toxins, job or home stress. A decrease in libido is often traced to excess stress, which has an impact on the adrenal glands. There are more chemicals involved with sexuality than estrogen and testosterone. To counteract the amount of stress people put on their minds and bodies,
 

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Cantata

The Senior Choir of St. Paul AME Church will

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Winter Training Team

The Fit & Able Winter Training Team (WTT)

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Feast of Seven Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes celebrates Italian

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Burlington girl in need of life-saving transplant

BURLINGTON – With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant

Carolina Theatre meets city matching funds

DURHAM — Kindhearted community support, generous corporate gifts and benevolent private

Durham’s Black Nativity celebrates 10 years

DURHAM – The Triangle Performance Ensemble presents Durham's Black Nativity, a stirring,