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EPA To Require Air Pollution Measurements In Black Communities

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency may require oil refineries to regularly measure the air...

Spread Of Ebola Traced To A 2-Year-Old

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (Trice Edney Wire) – If researchers are correct, a two year old in southeastern...

Scientist Who Discovered Ebola Doesn’t See A Global Threat

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (Trice Edney Wire) – The Belgian researcher who first identified the Ebola virus is...

With Over 1,000 Infected, Can the Ebola Virus Be Stopped?

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) – As an Ebola epidemic sweeps relentlessly across West African borders, with the...

Disabled Americans Seek More Consumer Protection

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In a popular TV advertisement, ordinary citizens loudly declare to the world, “It’s my money, and I need...

Toward A Cure For HIV: The Promise Of The ‘Mississippi Baby’

By Linda Villarosa Special to the NNPA from The Black AIDS Institute MELBOURNE, Australia – Is the glass half empty – or half full? That was...

HIV-Positive For 20-Plus Years and ‘One Of The Lucky Ones’

By Linda Villarosa Special to NNPA from The Black AIDS Institute MELBOURNE, Australia – Steven Watiti was diagnosed with HIV in 1993. His wife was pregnant...

Nation’s Only Black Hospital In Danger Of Closing

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Community leaders and activists are in an uproar and are calling on the Obama...

It’s Easy To Learn Your HIV Status

By Phill Wilson NNPA Guest Columnist Do you know your HIV status?  Do you know the HIV status of your intimate partner(s)?  Do all of your...

‘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...

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