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Celebrating the Life of Former Congressman Louis Stokes by Dr. Elsie L. Scott

I met Congressman Louis Stokes when l became President and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) in 2006. I had seen him at CBC events and on the Hill, but I had not interacted with him.  577 more words

HN Kitchen: Peach Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Summer is an amazing time. Not only is the weather warm and beautiful, but summertime fruit is just.. yum.  Right now peach season is in full swing and I have the perfect recipe to use them all up. 234 more words

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HN Doctor's Corner: Eat for Your Eyesight

If I were to ask “what’s the best thing to eat for the health of your eyes?” Most would respond “carrots!” And if we look at recent studies, you wouldn’t be wrong to name a source of beta carotene. 521 more words

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LoveHER: The Other Silent Killer of Black Women—Hepatitis C

Delicately purposed for the nation’s Black women; brown girls, black girls; light-skinned, brown-skinned, and dark-skinned:

“It is clear that information about Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) has not effectively reached the majority of African Americans in this country. 310 more words

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LoveHER: King v. Burwell, the Affordable Care Act & Black Women--What’s the Connection?

Delicately purposed for the nation’s Black women; brown girls, black girls; light-skinned, brown-skinned, and dark-skinned:

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in King v. 354 more words

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HN Kitchen: Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Happy National Macaroni and Cheese Day!

When I was growing up I didn’t want ANY macaroni and cheese that wasn’t my mother’s. It didn’t matter if you speckled yours with pieces of gold, it still got side-eyed. 358 more words

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Breathe, Stretch Shake: Miami's Guide to Free Yoga

At some point in your life, you have probably vowed to take charge of your health and be a better, more fit you. Most likely, you then realized just how expensive… 291 more words

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