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Study finds correlation between church attendance and obesity for black men
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
DURHAM – Church might be good for the soul, but it can be bad for one’s waistline, says a new report from Duke University. Research from Duke’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center for Social Equity shows that black men attending church almost daily were nearly three times as likely to be obese than those who never (or very rarely) attended.
 
HIV drug costs prohibit some treatments
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Three years ago, Corey Walsh, who was in a relationship with a man who was HIV-positive, got a prescription for Truvada, a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to prevent infection with the virus that causes AIDS. Walsh, then 23, was covered by his parents’ health insurance policy, which picked up the cost of the drug. But the price tag
 

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Students, community celebrate 1 year without ‘Silent Sam’

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