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HEALTH MATTERS: Woman receives heart treatment with pacemaker

Louida Miller, a native of Southern California, came from a close-knit family that believed in higher learning. She earned her Ph.D. in business administration in 2017 from Argosy University in Los Angeles. Miller is best known by filmmakers around the globe as “Lou,” the office manager and program assistant for the annual Pan African Film Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: When it comes to safe sex, use condom sense

For a majority of the population, Feb. 14 is recognized and celebrated as Valentine’s Day. Ironically, one of the most romantic dates of the year is also known as International Condom Day. Since 2009, the informal health observation, promoted by advocacy groups, such as AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is a reminder about the importance of sexual Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: The human justice revolution — healing after incarceration

It was Tyreik Sosa’s second visit to Los Angeles. The 22-year-old young man was determined to get back to Southern California and participate in the Brooklyn-based Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions’ launch of its Human Justice Revolution. It would be the first time he spoke in front of a crowd. There were more than Read More…