Health

How to Practice Dietary Restraint During the Holidays

By Renee Simpson 

The next month and a half will be filled with food, here’s a little guidance to keep the holiday spread on the table and off of you. Read more

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Do Strong Religious Beliefs Help Cancer Patients Battle the Disease Better?

By Rev. Percy McCray 

Faith and wellness expert Rev. Percy McCray discusses the validity of prayer and faith in the midst of cancer and other illnesses. Read more

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The Affordable Care Act and African Americans

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An overview of how the Affordable Care Act may address inequities and improve health outcomes for African Americans. Read more

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What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act

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Open enrollment for the ACA begins on October 1, but do you know some of the finer points about the plan? Find out here. Read more

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The Kermit Gosnell Case: America on Trial

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Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the former operator of the Women’s Medical Society, is currently on trial for the deaths of four infants and a woman. What does his trial reveal about who we are as a country? Read more

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Rethinking Sacrifice

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Through the lens of the cross, Rev. Toby Sanders invites us to reimagine what a healthy notion of sacrifice would mean for our vocations and our communities Read more

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Black Churches Host Kidney Sunday

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African-Americans are 13 percent of the US population, but represent 32 percent of kidney failure cases nationally. To combat this public health issue, black churches are hosting Kidney Sundays to raise awareness and highlight solutions to the problem. Read more

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Common Grace Flowing at the Jersey Shore

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Hurricane Sandy did a lot of mischief at the Jersey Shore, but common grace is flowing like a flood. Read more

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Pink Ribbon Warriors

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Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African American women — and their most common cause of cancer death. Here are tips for reducing your risk and winning the fight. Read more

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Undecided Voters Get a Voice in 2nd Debate

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Undecided voters will have the opportunity to press the candidates on domestic policy tonight, but will they get the answers they need in a tight race? Read more

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