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COMMENTARY: Fannie Lou Hamer Died of Untreated Breast Cancer

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. Predatory capitalists will...

Empire Star Taraji Henson Speaks on Suicide and Mental Health on Capitol Hill

“It breaks my heart to know that 5-year-old children are contemplating life and death, I just…I’m sorry. That one is tough for me. So,...

Stroke Prevention: Learn Your Numbers

"When I had my stroke, I was well aware that I had hypertension, but I was still not taking my prescribed medication. I was...

Bill Cosby Counsels Inmates, Officers on Health

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Pennsylvania reportedly has the second highest percentage of elderly prisoners in the United States, according to statistics...

County, City Get $6 Million Grant for Prop. 47 Community Treatment

The County and City of San Diego will receive $6 million to provide substance abuse and mental health services to hundreds of people cited...