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  1. African Americans May Receive Different Advice on Statin TherapyRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | Newswise

    African Americans experience a disproportionately high risk of cardiovascular disease, and statin treatment can be an important tool to lower the risk of plaque building up in the arteries. But statin guidelines from different organizations vary, according to a new paper published in JAMA Cardiology and presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual Scientific Sessions.

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  2. Marian Wright Edelman, Advocate for Children's Rights and the...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Newswise

    A Washington Post profile of Marian Wright Edelman describes a scene from 1967 in which she, as a 27-year-old civil rights attorney, leads Sen. Robert F. Kennedy through the Mississippi Delta to meet sharecroppers. She wanted him to see their dire conditions first-hand-especially the starving children.

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