Research center needed urgently to address Trans-Generational Epigenetic Injury  By Kamm Howard Transgenerational Epigenetics is a new field of science, about 15 years old, that examines how cataclysmic occurrences can alter a portion of the gene, and how that altered expression is passed down generationally. This was first examined in trying to...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia They are sisters – twins to be correct – and both are medical doctors and were born and raised in a town in Ohio called Twinsburg, a segregated, lower-income and primarily African American area. Both say they’ve always been drawn to science and excelled...
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BILL DALEY SPONSORS HOLIDAY DINNER FOR "SILENT HEROES" HOMELESS AND AT-RISK WOMEN VETERANS Mayoral candidate, William “Bill” Daley invited women veterans and their families to a dinner sponsored by his campaign while a guest on radio talk personality Cliff Kelley’s America’s Heroes Group broadcast. Daley, a former Commerce Secretary, talked...
Study ranks Gary 123 out of 127 Indiana cities Crusader Staff Report Gary residents are getting more sleep during the coronavirus pandemic, but the city ranks at the bottom compared to most Indiana cities, according to a survey by Sleepopolis, an online publication that aims to improve the quality of Zs...
With the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, two popular and internationally renowned celebrities in the fashion and food industries, experts are predicting an increase in suicide by regular people who may be on the edge. Reaching people who may be on the edge, is the critical...
The NNPA 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 Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Historically, seeking psychotherapy has been difficult for African Americans, said Dr. Viola Drancoli, a licensed clinical psychologist who wrote...
The public is encouraged to participate in the “Love Laila” Crohn’s and Colitis Walk Saturday August 4, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Wicker Memorial Park 2215 Ridge Road Highland, Indiana. The walk is to help raise funds in the support of finding a cure for Crohn’s and Colitis...
John Mengel, Vice President and General Manager at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, is serving as chair of this year’s Northwest Indiana Heart Walks in Lake and Porter County. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Heart Walk...
Advocate Health Care recently announced the appointment of Terika Richardson as president, Advocate Trinity Hospital effective June 20, 2016. Richardson joins Advocate after having served as chief executive officer (CEO) at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, HCA, in Richmond, Virginia, since May 2014. Under her leadership, she guided the 227-bed hospital to...