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Rx REPORT: Is it safe to visit the dentist? Here’s what one says

Did you know that there are more than 2 million emergency room visits for dental issues each year? From a broken tooth, the pain of an abscessed tooth, or swollen bleeding gums, people need to see a dentist. But since COVID-19, many dental offices have closed and dental workers have been in quarantine.  On May Read More…

Health West Edition

Rx REPORT: Researcher contracted COVID-19 in hospital

Rain or shine, when scientist and researcher Bilal Qizilbash is not conducting cancer research, he feeds the homeless in Jackson, Mississippi. His work was sidelined when he contracted COVID-19. Before COVID-19, the Jackson, Mississippi community was hungry. Known as the center of the U.S. food desert, one in five people in Jackson go hungry daily, Read More…

Professional Sports

Spence, Porter to fight for two welterweight belts Sept. 28

In a crowded welterweight division, Shawn Porter and Errol Spence Jr. will meet in a title unification fight Sept. 28 at Staples Center. Over the years, there have been some great welterweight unification battles. Think Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao, Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns, and Felix Read More…