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A former ‘American Idol’ contestant from Florida shares how the symptoms continue to linger long after he was cleared of the virus. BY STEPHANIE CLAYTOR FLORIDA COURIER Jeremy Rosado, 28, of Brandon is best known for being a finalist on the 11th season of “American Idol’’ in 2012. He’s one of the two million people […]

Editor’s note: This commentary is provided by the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) of Florida A&M University. Dr. Genester Wilson-King is a board-certified gynecologist who started recommending medical marijuana treatments to her patients after Florida legalized it in 2016. She’s one of the 2,500+ doctors in the state qualified to order medical marijuana […]

Florida patients of color face barriers to transplants and donors BY MARGO SNIPE TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS At 3 a.m., Imeria Price and Jordan Washington got up to take their 8-year-old son to the emergency room. Jakobe had fallen ill earlier that day at a baseball tournament in Georgia, so they returned home to Punta Gorda. […]

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida continues to skyrocket, Republican lawmakers are again exploring whether to impose caps on the level of euphoria-inducing THC in cannabis products. Chris Ferguson, director of the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use, told a House panel on […]

BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE On his second day in office, President Joe Biden said bringing COVID-19 under control will be a wartime undertaking. As such, he said, his administration is marshalling resources as part of a coordinated national plan aimed at confronting and defeating COVID-19, which has so far taken the lives […]

For at least the last 30 or 40 years, I have written opinion columns about how political parties in the United States have used, abused, intimidated and suppressed Black voters and have refused to allow them to fully participate in political purchasing transactions. However, miracles do happen! A few dollars In the January 5 runoff […]

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWS WIRE “He made me feel like a drug addict,” Dr. Susan Moore, 52, said on a video days before her death on Dec. 20 due to the coronavirus. The Black Indiana doctor stated on a Facebook video that she had received poor treatment from White caregivers because she was […]

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett was the scientific lead for NIH research team. BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease doctor and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addressed the African American community’s fears of accepting the new coronavirus vaccine. “To my African American brothers and sisters […]