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Hair relaxers are linked to tumors in Black women

Not only do hair relaxers make Black women hair fall out – but it’s causing non-cancerous tumors in their uterine and to make matters worse it’s also making young Black girls develop puberty ...

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The public is asked to protect themselves against mosquito-borne illnesses

During this most recent rainy season, officials at the Broward County Health Department are reminding the public how important it is to eliminate mosquito-breeding sources and to take precautions against mosquito bites. ...

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Mosquito season is here

Broward County’s rainy season is upon us and each day the humidity increases as well- making a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. The Mosquito Control Section of Broward County’s Highway ...

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Chagas Disease: ‘AIDS of the Americas’?

A little-known life-threatening illness caused by blood sucking insects has been labeled the “New AIDS of the Americas” by leading health experts. ...

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25 years fighting HIV/AIDS in minority communities

The month of June holds special significance in the history of America’s HIV/AIDS epidemic. In June of 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first known cases of what would later become known as AIDS. ...

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Serena Williams wins Madrid title

MADRID — Serena Williams overpowered Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-3 Sunday, winning the Madrid Open and leaving her top-ranked opponent so exasperated she smashed her racket to the ground. ...

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Miami Beach to Blacks: Get out!

Note to African American tourists who showed up in Miami for Memorial Day Weekend. Next year, book your four-day vacation in the Bahamas or Jamaica, where your tourism dollars will be appreciated. Miami Beach Mayor Matti Bower and the city commissioners ...

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Donald Duck’ Trump and which Romney

The mere sight of Mitt Romney tends to make my eyes roll, my blood pressure boil, my skin crawl, and the crack of my butt itch, but lately he has ignited a level of rage inside of me that I never knew that I had. I have grinded my teeth nearly down into stumps because for months now ...

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Dumb, dumber and stupid

To all of my faithful readers out there, I would first like to say that I have certainly missed all of you. Due to an unforeseen and untimely illness I was forced to take a rather unpleasant hiatus from writing, but thanks to the marvels of modern medicine, I am back, and back with a vengeance. ...

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Labor organizing as a Civil Right

In the United States, worker rights and civil rights have a deep and historic connection. What is slavery, after all, if not the abuse of worker rights taken to its ultimate extreme? A. Philip Randolph, president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, recognized this link and, as early as the 1920s, ...

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