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Grapes & wine: Good medicine

Recently, the discovery of high volume anti-oxidant compounds in berries, juices and wines has brought more attention to muscadine grapes, not only as an important alternative cash value crop for the southeastern United States, but also as a new healthy food ...

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HIV in correctional settings

Compared with those who have not been incarcerated, incarcerated populations have more risk factors that are associated with acquiring and transmitting HIV, including injection drug and other drug use, commercial sex work, untreated mental illness, and lower socioeconomic status. ...

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Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx In TV One Django: Unchained Special

TV One is airing the special, “Django Unchained: The TV One Special,” which is a look into the controversial new movie by Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained. The movie tells the story of Django, a freed slave (played by Jamie Foxx), who teams up with a bounty hunter to save his wife (played by Kerry Washington) from the evil slaveowner (Leonardo DiCaprio) The film and its stars have already caught a lot of ...

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The ‘Big Aristotle’ Launches ‘Luv Shaq’ Vodka Line

Former NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal (pictured) is launching his own line of libations,”Luv Shaq” vodka, the New York Post reports.      He entered into an agreement Devotion Vodka, the producers of the coconut-flavored vodka. The drink will be sugar and gluten-free and the bottles will sport images of none other than the “Big Man.” According to Drew Adelman, founder of Devotion Vodka, Shaq’s alcoholic bev ...

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President Named Time Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’

  NEW YORK — President Barack Obama  has been named Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012.   “We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and Obama is both the symbol and in some ways the architect of this new America,” Time Editor Rick Stengel told NBC’s “Today” show, where he announced the selection on Wednesday.   The short list for the honor included Malala Y ...

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