Wednesday, November 20, 2019

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

August 15, 2018 by  
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Understanding how sugar affects your weight time Ever wonder how fat is created in the body? Here is a simple explanation that may help you reach your weight loss goals. When you eat food that contains fat, it goes through your stomach and intestines. Large fat droplets get broken down into even smaller droplets, increasing the fat’s surface area. Through a series of chemical […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Heating up after the fireworks go out

August 15, 2018 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Fireworks are defining characteristic of the month of July — and I am not just talking about colorful explosions that light up the night sky. Many women over the age of 35 experience a loss of sex drive, most commonly associated with menopause. The changing of hormones can cause spontaneous desire — or craving sex out of the blue — to […]

Silent Cry

August 15, 2018 by  
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BY BRUCE EDDINS The opioid addiction crisis has skyrocketed to epidemic proportions in Las Vegas and communities across America. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, drug overdose now exceeds automobile accidents as the leading cause of death — more than 47,000 in 2017. More than half the deaths nationally were opioid-related, and that number has increased an astounding 137 percent since 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Five Tips to Set Yourself Apart During the Job Hunt

August 15, 2018 by  
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Five Tips to Set Yourself Apart During the Job Hunt BY HOLLY CAPLAN Statistics showed that in 2017, 34.6% of women graduated with a four-year degree compared to. 33.7% of men. This gap has been narrowing for years, and women finally surpassed men for the first time in 2014. More women are making their mark and creating their trajectory for their futures. […]

Community Speaks

August 15, 2018 by  
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‘What are your thoughts on the Trump administration’s action to separate immigrant families at the border?’