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  • Stunning photos of black women raise awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

    By Genevieve Shaw Brown As originally published on Good Morning America on February 24, 2020 It was about five years ago when Dallas-Fort Worth photographer Elaine Baca photographed her first birth. Until then, she had been primarily working weddings.”I realized that my best images all along had been the ones that told a deeper story,” Baca told…

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  • This N.J. mom is a champion for children with autism

    Nadine Wright-Arbubakkr, president and founder of Nassan’s Place, a nonprofit in East Orange that helps children and families affected by autism in and around urban communities. The city of Newark gifted her this vacant property on Clinton Avenue that she plans to rebuild for her program.(Barry Carter NJ | Advance Media) As Originally posted on…

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  • Sexual assault claims ‘gagged’ by UK universities

    By Rianna Croxford The Next Episode As published by BBC News on February 12,2020 UK universities are using “gagging” clauses to stop students from going public with complaints of sexual assault, bullying and poor teaching. Students said they felt pressured to sign non-disclosure agreements and one was told she would be expelled if she broke…

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  • Barry Responds to His Inclusion in a Washington Post Article

    An article was published by the Washington Post recently that mentions me as a supporter of Barbara Loe Fisher’s charitable educational organization National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC). Neena Satija, from the Washington Post, reached out to me back in August about the article. Neena and I went back and forth a lot via email over…

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  • One cardiologist’s mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

    As Reported on CNN Health By Dr. Elizabeth Klodas Dr. Elizabeth Klodas is a practicing cardiologist in Minneapolis and the creator of Step One Foods. This piece represents her views. (CNN)High cholesterol? Here’s a pill. High blood pressure? Here’s two pills. High blood sugar? Here’s two pills and an injection. This is what many doctors routinely do…

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  • Women Across the US Suing Police For Refusing to Investigate Their Rape Kits

    As Reported in The Activist Post: Alternative News & Independent News By Matt Agorist In the land of the free, those tasked with ‘protecting’ society — often and with extreme prejudice — fall far short of providing anything resembling actual safety. Instead, law enforcement in America often chooses profit over people. One particularly egregious example of this…

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  • Childhood Trauma Can Impact Our Gut Bacteria

    Original story from Columbia University A Columbia University study has found that adversity early in life is associated with increased gastrointestinal symptoms in children that may have an impact on the brain and behavior as they grow to maturity. The study was published online March 28 in the journal Development and Psychopathology. “One common reason…

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