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Drinking Sugary Beverages Isn’t So Sweet

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Health They cause obesity and diabetes African-American men are large daily consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, including juices and soft drinks that cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to a report published by Morbidity and Mortality Weekly[Read More…]

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Ohio College Police Officer Indicted for Murder

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   He is charged with shooting to death an unarmed black motorist following a traffic stop By Frederick H. Lowe An Ohio grand jury on Wednesday indicted a white University of Cincinnati police officer for murder and manslaughter[Read More…]

In Kenya: Obama Weighs in on Gay Rights, Ignoring Local Taboo

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]     Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Despite dire warnings that he faced expulsion from Kenya’s Parliament if he raised the subject of gay rights, President Barack Obama replied to[Read More…]

White Americans want harsh laws to fight ‘Black Crime’

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   By Dan Stober Stanford University In America, white people are more likely to support harsher laws if they think prison populations are disproportionately black. Although African Americans constitute only 12 percent of America’s population, they represent 40[Read More…]

Michael Jackson’s Father Suffers a Stroke

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   He Is Admitted to ICU in a Brazilian Hospital By Alex de Miranda SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — Joseph Jackson, father of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the Jackson family, has been[Read More…]

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Is Dead

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Bobbi Kristina Brown dies after being removed from life support (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of the late superstar singer Whitney Houston, died after being removed from life support. Brown, the only daughter of[Read More…]

Hamilton Is Goulash in Hungary

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   However, he extends points leadership for the world driver championship Lewis Hamilton finished sixth in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, but he extended his points’ lead in the Formula 1’s World Driver Championship. Sebastian Vettel, who drives for[Read More…]

New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   (HealthDay News) –A new drug decreases dangerously high levels of potassium in people with diabetes-related kidney disease, a new study finds. Potassium is necessary for the heart, kidneys and other organs to work normally, but damage to[Read More…]

Stigma keeps Transgender Women of Color Away from Physicians

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   A third are HIV-positive By Marcene Robinson-Buffalo University at Buffalo Discussing sexual history with a doctor can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place. Social stigma and a lack of[Read More…]