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Bill Gates Talks Makin' the World a Healthier Place

Written by The Philadelphia Inquirer 2010 on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:24.

Entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business LeadershipEntrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business Leadership on Thursday from the Franklin Institute. Earlier in the day, he spent 30 minutes answering questions from a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter on such diverse issues as global health, nuclear energy and electronic privacy.


Annual Quality and Disparities Reports Include Data on Rates of Health Care-Associated Infections, Obesity and Health Insurance

Written by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:18.

2009 National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report issued recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityImprovements in patient safety continue to lag, according to the 2009 National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report issued recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


Sports Marketing Expert: Lasting Damage to Woods as Endorser

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 18 December 2009 13:38.

The Tiger Woods scandal may have a lasting impact on his endorsement potential, says University of Maryland professor Stephen McDaniel, a consumer psychologist who studies sports marketing and fan behavior. “A brand such as Nike has historically been less interested in an athlete endorser’s virtue and more interested in their athletic prowess,” McDaniel says.


Outrage and Tears: Anti-gun violence rally in Times Square

Written by Cyril Josh Barker on Thursday, 03 December 2009 13:34.

NEW YORK (NNPA) - Outraged community activists across New York has brought the struggles of inner-city violence to Times Square. Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Acton Network held a National Day of Outrage Against Gun Violence Nov. 23. The rally was one of 25 held simultaneously across the country.


Psychologists Debunk Judge's Theory About Bi-Racial Children

Written by Crystal Cranmore on Thursday, 03 December 2009 13:31.

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - After he was blistered with criticism for not marrying an interracial couple, Justice Keith Bardwell of Tangipahoa Parish, La. made a statement that he is not a racist, but that he knows biracial children suffer through hardships in life.


Insults, Rumors, Lies: Why is White Right Attacking First Black President?

Written by By Charlene Muhammad on Friday, 14 August 2009 15:42.

(NNPA) - President Barack Obama recently met over beer with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Sgt. James Crowley, hoping to diffuse tense debates over racial profiling and racial bias triggered by the arrest of the Harvard University scholar by the Cambridge, Mass., police department officer. Though that racially charged conversation may be over, vicious attacks on the first Black President of the United States are not. Analysts say don't expect the attacks to end anytime soon.

Creating Our Community Leaders of America

Written by Farrah Gray on Friday, 13 March 2009 15:24.

Farrah GrayGreat men and women don’t always start out to be great. Many times, the truly great in our society achieve greatness in the pursuit of individual goals and ideals. Last week while in Chicago, I went for a quiet walk to clear my head. Immediately, I noticed the scent of stale dank night air interrupted by the jolting sound of police sirens on the chaotic inner city streets clearly giving a sense of the economic devastation the recession has caused in many communities.

Why Do Some Black Leaders ‘Hate’ President Obama

Written by Cash Michaels on Thursday, 05 March 2009 17:33.

(NNPA) - In the aftermath of President Barack Obama's historic address to a joint session of Congress last week, the reaction to his call for American courage in the face of economic uncertainty has been widely hailed.

Fix the Fundamental Problems that Lead to Unequal Health Opportunities

Written by Brian D. Smedley on Wednesday, 18 February 2009 01:45.

Fix the Fundamental Problems that Lead to Unequal Health OpportunitiesAmong the many challenges facing President Obama is the need to improve the ailing U.S. health care system, which is fraught with high costs, inefficiency, and uneven quality, and which ranks among the most poorly-performing systems in the industrialized world.

Awards African-American Style

Written by Gary L. Flowers on Saturday, 14 February 2009 01:29.

Gary L. FlowersThe Golden Globes, Grammys, Screen Actors’ Guild, and the Academy Awards, signal a shift between the winter and spring seasons. Yet, in terms of skin complexion, for the most part, the color of nominees and audiences at the largest awards shows is White.

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