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    The California Dental Association Foundation will be hosting a CDA Cares free dental clinic Sept. 27-28 at the National Orange Show Events Center. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. both days and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis with a goal of providing care to about 1,900 people during the two-day clinic. The services ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Slave food, it’s what’s for dinner, and it’s as bad as it sounds. The only difference is that today, it’s not just for the historically oppressed masses. Not to be confused with soul food, Slave Food has taken on a whole new definition from the food industry. Today, it’s more broad scale. ...
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    The National Newspaper Publishers Assn. is taking a closer look at the stigma of mental illness in the African American community. This is the first in a series. By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Historically, seeking psychotherapy has been difficult for African Americans, said Dr. Viola Drancoli, a licensed clinical psychologist who wrote a master ...
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    By Dianne Anderson What could be worse than racism? Apparently one of its many side effects — chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is blamed for the root cause of a number of diseases, like cancer, arthritis, depression, heart disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. Last month, USC and UCLA researchers unveiled their recent RNA tests connecting the stress ...
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    By Dianne Anderson For those devastated by the debilitating pain and crisis of sickle cell anemia, the long-awaited cure for the disease is here and now. Dr. Akshat Jain, MD, a pediatric physician specializing in hematologic disorders at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, said they are working hard to help as many children as possible ...
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    Congratulations — the moment you have worked so hard for is finally here! You are ready to walk across that stage, grab that diploma and begin the rest of your life. But life can be complicated, and it’s imperative to have the important things — like your health — covered. Graduation can mean coming off ...
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    By Dianne Anderson When most people think of stroke, they may think of age or weight, or someone of the couch potato variety – none of which describes the late great Oscar-nominated film director and screenwriter John Singleton. His recent death from a stroke at 51 years young didn’t seem to fit the typical medical ...
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    Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) held a press conference to highlight Assembly Bill 1510 which will give victims of sexual assault occurring at a student health center an additional year to file their civil claims. Last year, a series of articles revealed the 30-year history of gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall’s acts of sexual assaults ...
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    By Dianne Anderson At first glance, local Black infant death statistics seem wrong, but it’s not a typo. It’s hard to imagine the reaction of policy makers if white babies were dying at the same alarming rate of Black babies in America. Typically, Black infants die double, often triple, the rate of white babies before ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Some people pay a lot of money for health and wellness coaches, stress management classes, Zumba and POP Pilates, Tai Chi, or any of the many other classes offered up free of charge at several locations across Riverside city. Participants just need to log in to the Riverside Community Health Foundation calendar ...