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Thursday, October 21, 2021



‘Promising’ Cancer Treatments On The Horizon

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent       WASHINGTON  (NNPA) – Cancer is the nation’s second-leading cause of death for both Blacks and Whites. While there is...

Family Instability Affects Children’s Cells

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While sticks and stones can break bones, new research indicates that family struggles can hurt children on...

Tulane Professor Leads Drug Resistance Study On Children Born With HIV

By Nayita Wilson Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Louisiana Weekly (Trice Edney Wire) - Researchers have released preliminary findings of an ongoing study...

Rule Change On Generic Drug Labeling Could Cost Billions

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A proposed rule change for generic drug labels, crafted by the Food and Drug Administration, could cost patients, health care providers...

Insufficient Vitamin D Linked To Prostrate Cancer In Blacks

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The relationship between melanin and vitamin D—the nutrient that sunlight provides—may explain why African American, Caribbean,...

Med Students Don’t Wait To Give Back

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, there are only 2.3 physicians for every 1,000 people...

ABLE Act Could Help Disabled To Save

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As of 2006, more than 2.4 million African Americans receiving Social Security benefits are disabled, or are...

Black Families Becoming More Aware Of Autism

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As Camille Proctor watched her one year-old son, she knew something wasn’t right. He played with others...

CDC Locks Out Black Providers

By Phil Wilson NNPA Columnist On March 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations to...

Darrell Lynch On The importance Of African Americans To Manage Their Health

By Elaine Porterfield Special to The Medium Darrell Lynch loved his welding job. He felt terrific, loved being active, loved using the high-level skills he was...

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Strickland Introduces Legislation To Address Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) introduced legislation, H.R. 5470, that will help end veteran homelessness. The bill, The Housing Opportunities to Mitigate Expenses for Services (HOMES) for the Veterans Act, will reduce barriers and make it easier for organizations who provide homes and services to veterans experiencing homelessness to access federal capital grants.

City Of Seattle To Open Applications For $4 Million In Small Business Stabilization Fund Grants

With SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that the City will now accept applications for the Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF) provided by the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED).

WA BLM Demands Resignation Of Criminally-Charged Sheriff Troyer

On Tuesday, The Washington Black Lives Matter Alliance called on Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer to resign after two misdemeanor criminal charges were filed him by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

City Of Seattle Surpasses 94% Of Employees Vaccinated With Over 99% Submitting Forms

More than 94% of City of Seattle employees are now vaccinated with less than 1% declining to submit verification or an exemption request.

NW Premier 13U Scores & Highlights 10-20-21

This game was all Benson though, as they stormed to a commanding win.