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Meet Tiffany Alexander, 27, co-founder of a pediatrics urgent care facility in Birmingham | Birmingham Times

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Ameera Steward, Birmingham Times Tiffany Alexander (Amarr Croskey photo). Featured Image long periods of time in a hospital with her mother, who had been diagnosed with cancer, gave Tiffany Alexander a love for health care and helping others. “We always had a great medical staff [at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City, Ala.], so it’s just kind of where I […]
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Double-digit jump in hunger for Philly, the country’s poorest big city | The Philadelphia Tribune

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FacebookTwitterMailAaron Moselle , The Philadelphia Tribune Photo via Witnesses to Hunger Facebook. Featured Image research shows hunger has gotten worse in Philadelphia over the last six years, even as it’s gotten better nationwide. Between 2012 and 2017, food insecurity — or the inability to always afford sufficient food — increased 22 percent, according to a report released Monday by Hunger […]
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D.C. on ‘Cusp’ of Gold Standard for Health | The Washington Informer The District has again earned a citation as one of America’s healthiest cities.">D.C. on ‘Cusp’ of Gold Standard for Health | The Washington Informer The District has again earned a citation as one of America’s healthiest cities.

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The District has again earned a citation as one of America’s healthiest cities.
D.C. on ‘Cusp’ of Gold Standard for Health | The Washington Informer The District has again earned a citation as one of America’s healthiest cities." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

South Africa’s Bid to End AIDS

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South Africa has pledged to ramp up efforts to end its massive HIV/AIDS epidemic, the world’s largest. Come September, it will offer every infected person ARVs, which both stave off disease and make people less infectious.
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