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Program seeks to increase number of Black doulas in NC
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
A new program through the University of North Carolina seeks to boost the number of Black people working as doulas in North Carolina. Its founder hopes these doulas will help address a national crisis in maternal mortality by reducing birth risks for expectant Black parents within the state. “People tend to like to have people on their care team that
 
Tips on staying healthy beyond COVID-19
Monday, March 29, 2021
Stay hydrated: Many COVID-19 patients in the ICU are developing blood clots, including clots in small vessels, deep vein thrombosis in the legs, clots in the lungs and stroke-causing clots in cerebral arteries. Nature’s natural blood thinner is water. It thins the blood and makes it less likely for red blood cells to bump into each other and stick
 
4 easy tips to help older adults stay active at home
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many older adults are following the advice of public health experts and remaining at home to limit risk of exposure. Bad weather conditions can also keep people inside for days at a time. But a strong body and mind are as important as ever, and the good news is being indoors doesn’t mean having to give up on
 

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First Time Home Buyer Workshop

First Time Home Buyer Webinar Workshop Tuesday,

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Website launch

At 7 p.m., the Shaw University Center for Racial

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Breast Cancer Awareness

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Expansion of COVID testing in schools would slow infections

State health officials want to expand testing for COVID-19 in school districts as more students,

Orgs. create first Black College World Series

A new chapter in the legacy of HBCU baseball will soon be written with the inaugural Black

How Black poets and writers gave a voice to ‘Affrilachia’

Appalachia, in the popular imagination, stubbornly remains poor and white. Open a dictionary and