10 31 2014
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The Mike Program (Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program)

Dear Readers and Friends of The Skanner News, I'm Bernie Foster, President of the Skanner Newsgroup. Today, we face some difficult issues that require commitment from us all to make a difference. So please join me by making a donation to support the MIKE Program (Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program) a visionary path to health equity, educational parity and community building through community service. 

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Video: Ms. Mary Alice Parker Tells Us How to Stay Fit at 90 Years Old

Ms. Parker remembers Vanport and tells The Donald: leave Obama alone!

She was born in the year Warren G Harding was inaugurated, when horse-drawn traffic was still an important mode of transportation and Rudolph Valentino was breaking hearts in The Sheik. That was 1921. On April 18 this year, Mary Alice Parker reached 90 years old. She's healthy, sharp as a tack and still works one or two days a week taking care of a younger woman -- in her 80s -- whose health is poor.


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Aids Prevention Pill Study Halted; No Benefit Seen

Women taking Truvada, made by Gilead Sciences Inc., are just as likely to get HIV as other women who have been given dummy pills

Researchers are stopping a study that tests a daily pill to prevent infection with the AIDS virus in thousands of African women because partial results show no signs that the drug is doing any good.


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