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BY NAJJA PARKER ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS Want to live to 90 years old? A new report reveals how you can. Researchers from health institutions in The Netherlands recently conducted a study, published in the BMJ medical journal, to determine the link between body size and the likelihood of reaching 90 years of age. To do so, […]

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The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, East Central Florida Chapter, Daytona Beach, will resume its monthly meetings at 11 a.m. Feb. 10 at at Bethune-Cookman University Library, 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. Family history researchers and genealogists of all levels of experience are invited to attend. Following the meeting, there will be opportunities for free hands-on […]

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The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, East Central Florida Chapter, Daytona Beach, will resume its monthly meetings at 11 a.m. Feb. 10 at at Bethune-Cookman University Library, 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. Family history researchers and genealogists of all levels of experience are invited to attend. Following the meeting, there will be opportunities for hands-on research […]

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The East Central Florida Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society will resume its monthly meetings at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Bethune-Cookman University Library, 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. The meeting is open to history researchers and genealogists of all levels of experience, from beginners to published experts. Following the meeting, there will be opportunities for hands-on research in […]

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BY KYLIE MADRY DALLAS MORNING NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE DALLAS – A new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas reports that factors like divorce and debt increase police officers’ likelihood of using deadly force. The study, published in the journal Police Quarterly, focused on indicators in officers’ personal lives. Researchers gathered […]

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Bubba Smith, the Pro Bowl defensive end who transitioned to acting after his NFL career, suffered with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died, researchers announced on Tuesday. Researchers at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank said Smith had Stage 3 CTE (Stage 4 is the most advanced) at the time of his death […]

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Library to host workshop on researching grants Individuals can learn how to use the Foundation Center’s online database to apply for grants at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. This hands-on workshop will offer an opportunity to preview and use the […]

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BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Does the blood of Black people clot more readily than that of White people? Does a Black person’s skin generally have more collagen? Is it thicker than a White person’s? Are Black people better at detecting movement than White people, and do they age more slowly? […]

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BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A new study on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is generating a lot of discussion because of its revelatory finding — that August-born children are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with ADHD than their classmates. The study adds weight to the argument that the growing number […]