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Alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk in black women
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Alcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found the same risk exists for black women, an understudied group. Researchers found in the new study that black women who drank more than 14 alcoholic
 
Take steps to minimize memory loss
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Everybody forgets things at times. But as we age most of us may become aware that our memories are not quite as sharp as they once were. We may find it happening more often that we forget where we left our car keys or those darn reading glasses, or even why we just walked into the kitchen. It's even more frightening these days as we have all become more
 
Do your kids really know how you feel?
Monday, June 5, 2017
Experts will constantly tell you that good communication is a necessary element in any successful relationship. While we generally think of that advice in relation to spouses, friends and co-workers, one of the most important relationships to evaluate for good communication is with our children. Do your kids really know how you feel about them? Yes, they
 
New tech promises easier cervical cancer screening
Monday, June 5, 2017
DURHAM – Duke University researchers have developed a handheld device for cervical cancer screening that promises to do away with uncomfortable speculums and high-cost colposcopes. The “pocket colposcope” is a slender wand that can connect to many devices, including laptops or cellphones. If widely adopted, women might even use the device
 

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Manage garden pests and mosquitoes in the landscape

A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged

DPS delays discussion on superintendent characteristics

DURHAM – The Durham school board postponed a discussion on what characteristics they would

Prairie View A&M HOFer passes

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – Clifford Gilliard, a Prairie View A&M sports hall of famer and