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FAMU freshman continues to excel after inventing surgical technique at age 14

Tony D. Hansberry is not your average college freshman. Perceived as a child prodigy after developing an innovative suture method that decreases hospital stay and increases efficiency during operations for hysterectomies, the then 14-year-old said he just wanted to bring a prize back home from the science fair. ...

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Diabetes and the holidays, damage control

New Year’s, everyone is breaking out the Christmas cakes and cookies, the breads, the cobblers, the sweet potato pies, and just another helping of that mac ‘n cheese, please. Yum. ...

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ADEA partners with the Dugoni School of Dentistry on new initiative to recruit and retain minority dental students and address oral health crisis in communities of color

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), The Voice of Dental Education, in partnership with the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, is pleased to introduce the American Dental Education Association/ University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute (ADEA/ Pacific Dugoni Dental Pipeline NLI), and announce the 11 den ...

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Obama’s re-election puts stamp on Healthcare Law

President Barack Obama, the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, stands as a historic achievement, ending a decades-long quest by Democrats — and some Republicans — to guarantee healthcare to all Americans. ...

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Broward Health hosts Wellness Fest in Pompano Beach

Broward Health Community Health Services hosted the first annual Small Biz Community & Economic Development Corp. Health and Wellness Fest ...

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HIV/AIDS and youth in America

Young people ages 13 to 24 account for 26 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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Stories behind Facing AIDS: Why do I face AIDS?

Karen Walker, a nurse and a mother, wrote this powerful description of why she is Facing AIDS as part of the AIDS.gov Facing AIDS anti-stigma photo initiative. ...

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HIV couples: When they’ve got it, but you don’t

It can be very difficult to talk about HIV status, but it’s very important for couples to discuss this, not only for health, but to achieve a greater degree of trust and intimacy in the relationship. ...

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Six things in your home that can cause cancer

Consumer health groups have studied many household products and warned that they contain carcinogens, or ingredients known to cause cancer ...

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Men: The new caregivers?

Many men who were once their family’s breadwinners are more and more becoming their family’s caregivers. ...

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