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Perinatal Hepatitis B: What every Mom should know

Since May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, it is an excellent opportunity to focus on actions that can be taken to improve the health and well-being of mothers and their infants. ...

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Road to AIDS 2012: A series of Town Hall Meetings—Las Vegas

The ninth in a series of articles about the Road to AIDS 2012, a 17-city tour that seeks to define the state of the U.S. epidemic and that leads up to the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. ...

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Tia Norfleet NASCAR’s First and only African-American female driver

NASCAR isn’t a sport that you would typically think African-Americans would compete it in, but slowly but surely more are getting interested in the sports. ...

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Why did Jesus pay taxes with a coin from the mouth of a fish?

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. This is a story of a fish everyone would like to catch, but there’s more to it than paying a tax bill. ...

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Black Radio Pioneer, Hal Jackson, dies in New York City

Radio pioneer Harold “Hal” Jackson, a staple of New York radio, has died. He was in his late 90s. Jackson died Wednesday (May 23, 2012) in a hospital ...

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If you fake the funk, your nose will grow

But now, thus says the LORD, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine! Isaiah 43:1 ...

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HPV vaccine may help women with cervical conditions

A new study finds that women diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical conditions after they get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can still benefit from the shot because it cuts their risk of future HPV-related cervical disease. ...

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Hepatitis risk found at barbershops and nail salons

Before going to get a fresh cut or your “nails did,” you may want to consider this potential health concern. Customers in nail salons and barbershops may be at risk for hepatitis infection ...

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Black women twice as likely to die from cervical cancer

Provocative new research might help explain why Black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer: They seem to have more trouble clearing HPV ...

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Hastings on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Recently (May 18, 2012) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) made the following statement regarding HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, ...

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