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Mom joining MS fitness program started by son

    Mom joining MS fitness program started by son

(pictured above:  Brain Murrill with his mom, Patsy.) MSFit will soon offer free exercise classes at the Gateway YWCA to help those with multiple sclerosis improve their lives. The new

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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 of Howard University’s National Human Genome Center, but she told

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Report: Medical students biased against the obese

    Report: Medical students biased against the obese

Two out of five medical students have an unconscious bias against obese people, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study is published

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Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study

    Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study

When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less benefit from exercise than Asian or white students, according to

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BGR! to powwow in Queen City

    BGR! to powwow in Queen City

Black Girls Run!, a fitness organization with chapters across the land, will convene a national conference in Charlotte later this

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