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Doctor Griffin Rodgers is the director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. March is recognized as national kidney month. Below Dr. Rodgers provides more information about chronic kidney disease and its main causes, diabetes and high blood pressure. WHAT IS KIDNEY DISEASE? Your kidneys are two bean shaped organs that filter […]

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Tuskegee University, has taken on the challenge of defeating cancer with the help of a million-dollar grant.

Guinea is the country in which the outbreak of the disease began—likely from fruit bats that came from the small village of Meliandou.

According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement…

HIV and AIDS has not gone away, but you hear so little about it these days.  And it’s not the only type of sexually transmitted disease to be concerned with.  Most of us consider ourselves responsible, but Love causes us to throw caution to the wind.  Do yourself a favor and click here for 10 […]

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What do you really know about EBOLA. With all the News coverage and different opinions and misinformation circulating, we wanted to make sure you know just what Ebola is and its signs, symptoms, risk or exposure, prevention, treatment and so on. Click here for all you need to know about EBOLA.

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What do you know about Ebola, and what’s the real danger of this deadly disease spreading beyond containment?  Roland Martin and NewsOne Now hold a very detailed discussion about the Nations ability to fight the spread of Ebola. Click here to Listen Now.

Over 600 people in West Africa have died of the Ebola Virus. What is the chance of this outbreak spreading to where you live? Click here to READ MORE.

Their motto is: Finding Cures, Saving Children – Take a moment to learn more about our friends at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It Matters. And then call us this Thursday for our RADIOTHON and give your support. Click here to READ MORE.

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While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Majic 102.1 and Sisters Network are observing “Think Pink Thursday” today. The truth is this issue is larger than just one month, and early detection is key to preventing this disease which costs us mothers, sisters and daughters every single day. With respect to all those affected by this […]

Researchers have linked salt consumption with rising rates of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Researchers say high-salt diets increased levels of a type of immune cell linked with autoimmune disease, and that mice genetically engineered to develop multiple sclerosis got much worse when they ate the equivalent of a high-salt Western diet comapred to […]