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GDN Special Edition 5-26-16

Special Edition “Defeating Cancer” Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a

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Trial Brings Hope to All Cancer Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted breakthrough therapy designation this month to a polio virus for the treatment of

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Unlocking the Power of Belief

From National Cancer Institute Previous studies have suggested that placebo treatment can have positive effects on a variety of disorders

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Harnessing Nature’s Vast Array of Venoms for Drug Discovery

LA JOLLA, Calif. – Scorpions, snakes, snails, frogs and other creatures are thought to produce tens or even hundreds of

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Expeditions Study Native Herbal Medicines

ITHACA, N.Y. – Returning to campus from expeditions in the forests of South and Central America, a team of Cornell

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Cancer Diagnosis? What You Need to Know

What Now? When you have a cancer diagnosis, it is normal to feel frightened, sad and worried. People who have

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Mother Symone Marshall Dies in Texas Police Custody After Weeks of Neglect

Huntsville, Texas–Symone Marshall, a beautiful 22-year-old mother of a 3-year-old-daughter, died in police custody on Tuesday, May 10 with no

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GDN Print Edition 5-19-16

Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for

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Groundbreaking Conference Advances Native Health and Nutrition Policy Efforts

Last week the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) convened nearly 200 Native leaders, Native

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Rihanna Launches Global Scholarship Program

Multi-platinum international superstar Rihanna started the the Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) in 2012 in honor of her grandparents, Clara and

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The Power of Expectations

Expectations have a lot of power over people as is evidenced by the placebo effect: Patients get pills that have

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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice

Bullying has long been tolerated as a rite of passage among children and adolescents. There is an implication that individuals

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Emotional Eating Is a Habit That Can Start in Childhood

Food can be an extremely effective tool for calming young children. If they are bored on a long car journey,

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How We Must Face the Rise of the Radical Right

One thing is clear: millennials – those born after 1980 – are the world’s future, and they’ve already made significant

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An Online Portal to Curb Hate Speech and Prevent Radicalization

With Donald Trump now the presumptive Republican nominee for the president of the United States, angry online rhetoric is front

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