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Patients should be careful in selecting a physician for a colonoscopy
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The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

  HealthDay News — The doctor performing your colonoscopy makes a difference in whether you’ll develop colon cancer or die from it, a new study finds. Colonoscopy saves lives, and “high quality” colonoscopies save even more, the study authors said. High quality means screening by doctors adept at identifying many precancerous growths (polyps), they said. “The results further suggest that […]

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Mental Health Conference Scheduled

  Southside Together Organizing for Power, STOP, will hold a “Mental Health Empowerment Caucus II” at 1 p.m, June 20 at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Avenue in Chicago. The meeting will focus on the group’s plan to discuss the future of the Chicago Department of Public Health mental health clinics. For additional information, contact N’Dana Carter at 773 […]

Barack Hussein Obama Sr., President Obama's father.
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Grave of Obama’s Father to Get Facelift Before Presidential Visit

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) –– Preparing for a visit next month by President Barack Obama, officials of Siaya County in Kenya will spend 1 million shillings or just over $10,000 on the restoration, maintenance and care of the president’s father’s grave. Governor Cornel Rasanga gave the Department of Tourism the go-ahead […]

Black Former Steel Worker Stars in Video Opposing Trade Agreement
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Black Former Steel Worker Stars in Video Opposing Trade Agreement

  By Frederick H. Lowe The AFL-CIO and the United Steelworkers released a video featuring a former African-American steelworker who is opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement supported by President Obama, because previous trade agreements under different presidents have destroyed manufacturing jobs held by black workers. Mike Lewis, who worked as a crane operator for Sparrows Point Steel […]

The Delta Blues Museum is hosting a steel sculpture exhibit of Bluesmen.
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These Bluesmen are Made of Steel

  by Frederick H. Lowe The Delta Blues Museum, located at the intersection of Highways 61 and 49 in Clarksdale, Miss., where the blues began, is holding a exhibit of steel sculptors of Bluesmen by artist Steve Cawood. The exhibit, “Blues Portaits in Steel,” features Delta Blues greats Furry Lewis, Bukka White and others. The exhibit, which held an opening […]

Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Discovered off the Coast of South Africa
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Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Discovered off the Coast of South Africa

  212 slaves drowned; survivors were sold into slavery Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — São José , a Portuguese slave ship that left Mozambique in 1794 bound for Brazil had hardly rounded the treacherous Cape of Good Hope when it broke apart between two reefs 100 yards from shore, sinking in 328 […]