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No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Black People Shouldn’t Smoke

By Nareissa Smith Former President Barack Obama is one of the most admired men in the world. However, there is one thing about him that is not admirable: his smoking


9 Things You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

by Karen Reed Click on image below to enlarge  


WHO tells governments to reject Philip Morris-funded smoking foundation

Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization told governments on Thursday not to get involved in a foundation funded by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to look at


Mental Health: Shhhh don’t tell nobody, not even my Damn Self, somebody got a problem!!!

                    “Cra Cra in our community”  By Regina Geames  It still remains our untold secret! Mental Illness. There I said it. How do I feel about it? No, how

Health Youth

Local youth attend Youth Summit to fight against Big Tobacco

Rochester, NY July 18th-20th Pittsford Mendon- Lauren Cybul, Katie Mullin and Miranda Albarran, Pittsford Mendon- Max Serling, Rush-Henrietta- Nicole Shuboney, and Eastridge High School- Giavani Morrocco, local leaders in the statewide fight to

Health Youth

Mr. Kala Gause, President and CEO of Beyond Athletics Scouting

When we ALL work together Our Voice Becomes ONE Voice! An analysis of 68 after school studies found that students participating in high-quality after school programs went to school more,

Community Health

AMR/City of Rochester and UR Trauma Team-up to host Lifesaving Training

      Rochester, NY – American Medical Response (AMR), University of Rochester’s Trauma team and the City of Rochester in partnership will observe EMS Week by offering “Hands-Only CPR”

Health National

African-Americans, Vaccines and a History of Suspicion

By D. Amari Jackson A good parent is not sure what to believe. On one side, doctors tell us vaccinations are safe and necessary for our children. They’ve been in

Health National

81 Percent of Dollar Store Products Tested Contain Chemicals Linked To Learning Disabilities, Cancer and Serious Illnesses

    HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products. The report — A Day Late and

Health Sports

The NBA’s Secret Addiction

by Baxter Holmes The legend has been passed down by NBA generations, chronicled like a Homeric odyssey. The tale they tell is of Kevin Garnett and the 2007-08 Celtics, and

Arts Health

Arts & Culture Self-Taught Chef Turns Passion into Profit with A Unique Twist

By Kandia Johnson When it comes to monetizing your passion there are many paths to success. For Omar Walters, it was simply eating good food as a child and cooking meals

Education Health

Black Female Chemist:Earns $324K Grant to Research Rape Investigation Methods

By Kiersten Willis A Black Ph.D. professor has been awarded a huge grant to improve techniques for investigating rape. Candice Bridge, an educator at the University of Central Florida, received $324,000


Being there for a Friend With Cancer

By Kenny F. Jean If your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you may wonder, how best can you support him or her. You may feel overwhelmed and unprepared;

Business Health National

Damian Marley Converts California Prison to Open Medicinal Marijuana Farm

 By Web Staff Damian Marley has found a way to get richer and also send a strong message to the government by opening a marijuana dispensary at a old prison