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Poor diet linked to illnesses among blacks

    Poor diet linked to illnesses among blacks

Cooking Matters (Right) coordinator Felecia Bennett-Giles chops fresh herbs during a recent Cooking Matters session. The class is designed to educate the African-American community on healthy eating. Obesity and poor

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Ready to RUN!

    Ready to RUN!

Interest session for black female fitness group packs them in (pictured above:  Chanel Davis Dozens of women learn about Black Girls RUN!) Ready, Set, Get Fit! That may as well

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The mission is fitness at Winston-Salem State kids’ camp

    The mission is fitness at  Winston-Salem State kids’ camp

(pictured above:  Camp attendees take swimming lessons.) Winston-Salem State University is doing its part to combat the nation’s troubling youth obesity epidemic. More than 50 kids from low-income households took

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Brothas in Motion

    Brothas in Motion

Winston-Salem joins the Black Men Run movement (pictured above: (From left) Captain Yussef Gilkey poses with Undrae Hayes, Chris Epps, KC Council, Derrick Brown and Derrick Brown II before a run

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Proposed scholarship will be named for Flack 

    Proposed scholarship will be named for Flack 

(pictured above:  Dr. Sylvia A. Flack heads the Center of Excellence for the elimination of Health Disparities at Winston-Salem State.) The

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Geneticist: Science doesn’t support racial distinctions

    Geneticist: Science doesn’t support racial distinctions

(pictured above: Dr. Georgia Dunston speaks at WSSU.) Dr. Georgia Dunston is a well known genetics professor and scholar and founder

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Rolling Along Splendidly

    Rolling Along Splendidly

WSSU’s clinic on wheels reaches those out of reach Since its inception over three years ago, Winston-Salem State University’s Rams

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Paul expands charity work as newest Laureus ambassador

    Paul expands charity work as newest Laureus ambassador

Chris Paul is one of the newest ambassadors for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. The Los Angeles Clippers point

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Victim: Stroke can strike at any age

    Victim: Stroke can strike at any age

Amy Edmunds was the picture of health when she had a stroke at age 43. She maintained a healthy diet

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Support for anti-obesity program

    Support for anti-obesity program

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center has donated $1,000 to support Mayor Allen Joines’ Childhood Obesity Initiative. The money will be

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