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Month: May 2022

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Key Resources for Victims of Gun Violence

If you are an American citizen, chances are you or someone you know has been a victim of gun violence. Everytown for Gun Safety reports that 58% of American adults
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On Being Black in a Gun-Happy Country

Editor’s note: The following piece is an opinion column. The views expressed are the writer‘s own. Almost seven years ago, a small prayer group convened at an African Methodist Episcopal
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What 1 Million U.S. Covid Deaths Mean

The Covid-19 pandemic is unequivocally the largest mass casualty event in U.S. history. That fact gained more credence when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the
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How Lupus and Fibromyalgia Affect Black Women

This article is part of an ongoing series called “For Our Sisters,” where we examine critical health and wellness issues that impact Women, especially Black Women. Lupus is a disease
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6 Things You Should Know About Sodium and High Blood Pressure

Here’s the skinny on sodium and high blood pressure: There’s a good chance you are consuming too much salt, which means your sodium intake exceeds the recommended daily amount.  The
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Changing the Narrative Around Black Aging with Dr. Jarrod Carroll

Collectively, African-American men have the worst quality of life and shortest life spans of all racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have the
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