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It took the fourth- and fifth-graders of P.S. 104 The Bays Water School in Queens, New York, 15 minutes to calm down after rap legend Joseph Simmons, known as Rev. Run, and his wife, reality television star Justine Simmons, entered the school’s bright auditorium Oct. 12. The Simmonses were there to discuss healthy eating habits, […]

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Rev. Run is celebrating his 52nd birthday today and has a lot to be thankful for: a new grandchild, a thriving career and a 20-plus year marriage to wife Justine that’s still going strong. But one thing the hip-hop legend is especially thankful for is being diabetes-free. After watching his father battle the disease, Run knew his risk […]

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Chicago Radio Host, diabetes, Doug Banks Dead, Entertainment, Radio Personality Doug Banks -

Iconic radio host Doug Banks passed away Monday at the age of 57. The cause […]

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10. Alzheimer’s Disease According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent among Blacks […]

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People with diabetes in low-income neighborhoods are 10 times more likely than those from wealthy […]

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Diabetes, First Lady, Healthy Eating, Let's Move Campaign, Lets Move, Michelle Obama, Obesity, Politics, Republicans, School Lunches -

WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet...

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Christians, Diabetes, Faith, Fasting, Health, Islam, Jewish, Living, Muslims, Opinion, Prayer, Ramadan, Religion -

OPINION - Many religious faiths recommend spiritual strengthening through periods of prayer and fasting. While fasting is a commendable spiritual practice, it’s one that could come with major health risk when you have diabetes...

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Child Development, Childhood Obesity, Diabetes, Education, Health, Living, Math and Science, Math Performance, Obesity, STEM -

A new study published in the journal, Child Development may have uncovered a link between childhood obesity and poor math performance.

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