11 24 2014
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Mammogam and Pap Smear Update: How Often Should You Be Screened

(NNPA) - Many factors can increase the risk of developing cervical cancer. Cigarettes, for example, contain a laundry list of chemicals that have been proven to cause cancer. These chemicals move all throughout the body and the cervix is no exception.

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The Skanner Goes to Washington for Black Press Week

Black publishers meet with Congressional Black Caucus

The Skanner publisher, Bernie Foster was one of more than 30 Black newspaper publishers who met with the Congressional Black Caucus as part of Black Press week. Topic of the week was healthcare, with most publishers supporting the passage of the healthcare bill: the statistics show Black adults and children lack this basic necessity and as a result have more serious health problems and live shorter lives.


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