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Mystery free women of color unraveled

The fable of the tragic mulatto is a familiar New Orleans story: A beautiful, young woman of color disdains marriage to a man of her own racial background. Her mother coerces her to form an illicit relationship with a wealthy ...

dateJul 19, 2013 in Other
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Predicting risk for high blood pressure

High blood pressure also called hypertension is a major health problem that when left untreated can lead to heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. African Americans are more likely to develop high blood pressure and develop ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Medical research
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