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Who's at risk for diabetes?

Here's how you find out if you are at risk for diabetes.

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African American Women Achievers honored by Burlington-Camden Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

The Burlington-Camden (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Kappa Community Development Corporation recently hosted its 14th Annual Banquet Honoring African American Women of High Achievement.

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First Baptist Church of Swedesboro celebrates 125th Anniversary

First Baptist Church of Swedesboro recently celebrated a milestone anniversary.

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New Jersey, Pennsylvania to hold general elections Nov. 7

Governor’s race tops in New Jersey, race for District Attorney top race in Philadelphia

Voters in New Jersey and Pennsylvania will go to the polls for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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Atlantic Cape Community College Inaugurates Dr. Barbara Gaba as President

Dr. Gaba is the first female and first African American president of the institution

Atlantic Cape Community College celebrated the Inauguration of Dr. Barbara Gaba as the college's ninth president on Oct. 27.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document format.

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Kappas to honor 2017 African-American Women Achievers

The Burlington Camden Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will honor its 2017 African American Women Achievers on Sunday, November 5 at Auletto’s Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson, NJ. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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TV broadcaster hosts local fundraiser for Anguilla

A local fundraiser was held for the Caribbean Island of Anguilla, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document format.

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Local fundraiser to be held for Anguilla

On Saturday, Oct 14 there will be a local fundraiser for the Caribbean Island of Anguilla, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.

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Las Vegas shootings, gunman don’t fit pattern of other attacks, Rowan expert says

There’s much about the mass shootings in Las Vegas that doesn’t fit patterns of other attacks, according to Rowan University Law & Justice Studies Professor Joel Capellan, an expert in mass public shootings and lone-wolf terrorism.

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.

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South Jersey Journal holds Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey reception

South Jersey Journal held its “25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey” and “People Making a Difference invitation only reception September 28 at The Palace Catering in Blackwood, NJ.

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American Cancer Society recommendations for prostate cancer early detection

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. The decision should be made after getting information about the uncertainties, risks, and potential benefits of prostate cancer screening. Men should not be screened unless they have received this information.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

The prostate is a walnut-sized organ located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum in men. It produces fluid that makes up a part of semen. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra (the tube that carries urine and semen through the penis and out of the body).

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This is how belly fat could increase your cancer risk

It’s been well established that obesity is a contributor to cancer risk, but how it actually causes cancer is still a question that hasn’t been fully explained.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region.

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Lawnside Back-to-School Bonanza

Lawnside public school’s 6th annual Lawnside Back-to-School Bonanza and the Benson Multicultural History Museum Jazzy Juneteenth Celebration was held Saturday August 26 at the Lawnside School, 426 East Charleston Avenue in Lawnside, NJ.

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Blacks In Blue

Philadelphia and Atlantic City exhibit

The newest exhibit at African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey focuses on African Americans who have served on the police force.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

Things to do in South Jersey and region - August 2017.

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South Jersey Journal columnist given top New Jersey honor for volunteerism

Wilfredo (Wil) Rojas, a columnist for South Jersey Journal, has had many achievements in his life. On June 19, at a ceremony at the Newark Museum, he added the New Jersey Governor’s Jefferson Award to his collection.

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NABJ mourns the loss of veteran journalist Jim Vance

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of pioneering broadcast journalist WRC-TV/NBC Washington anchor Jim Vance.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. I

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South Jersey Veterans honored at Zallie’s Supermarkets Inc. Sixth Annual Memorial Day Luncheon

Eight South Jersey ShopRite supermarkets owned and operated by Zallie Supermarkets Inc., recently rolled out the red carpet to welcome almost fifty local veterans and their families during the 6th Annual Memorial Day Luncheon To Honor Veterans.

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Gloucester County NAACP hosts Phenomenal Woman Empowerment Conference

The Gloucester County NAACP recently hosted the You Are A Phenomenal Woman 2017 Empowerment Conference.

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Some frequently asked questions about urgent care

The following are some frequently asked questions about urgent care as provided by Urgent Care Association of America, which represents professionals working in urgent care.

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Ebony Magazine announces major layoffs

Ebony Magazine has laid off nearly a third of its editorial staff.

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April Ryan Named NABJ Journalist of the Year

April Ryan has been selected as the 2017 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has a distinguished body of work that has extraordinary depth, scope and significance to people of the African Diaspora.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document format.

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Zetas recognizes students, community leaders at awards brunch

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Zetas and Amicae of Omicron Omicron Zeta Chapter presented their scholarship awards brunch on Saturday, April 1 at Auletto Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson, NJ.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

By not drinking too much, you can reduce the risk of short- and long-term health risks

Did you know that drinking too much can harm your health?

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Mixing Opioids and Alcohol May Increase Likelihood of Dangerous Respiratory Complication

Study: Elderly Most at Risk

Newswise — CHICAGO – Taking one oxycodone tablet together with even a modest amount of alcohol increases the risk of a potentially life-threatening side effect known as respiratory depression, which causes breathing to become extremely shallow or stop altogether, reports a study published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Elderly people were especially likely to experience this complication, the study found.

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NJ teen accepted to all Ivy League schools

A New Jersey teenager has been accepted by all eight Ivy League Schools.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

April 2017 events

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com.

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Camden Mayor Dana Redd won't seek third term

Camden Mayor Dana Redd says she won't be seeking a third term in office.

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Claude Lewis, Founder of Black Journalists’ Organization, dies at 82

Claude Lewis, a highly respected journalist who co-founded the National Association of Black Journalists and wrote a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, died Thursday morning at his home in New Jersey, according to his grandson Judah Wilson. He was 82.

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Oprah for president?

Is Oprah Winfrey signaling she may be open to a future presidential bid?

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Power’s Naturi Naughton attends gala for Lawnside education

Actress, singer-songwriter, and star of the STARZ #1 Television Series Power, Naturi Naughton attended the Lawnside Education Foundation, Inc. 7th Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at The Merion in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

March 2017 Events

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document format.

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Cheyney University to Celebrate 180th Anniversary

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will celebrate 180 years of service to tens of thousands of students at its annual Founder's Day Convocation on Wednesday, March 1 at 12:30 pm in Marian Anderson Music Center’s Auditorium on the historic campus.

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Tom Perez Elected Chair of Democratic National Committee

Tom Perez has been elected to serve as Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

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Zetas host Black History Month event

Zeta Phil Beta Sorority, Inc., Omicron Omicron Zeta Chapter & Williamstown Civic Group, Inc.'s held "Making a Way Out of No Way African American Storytelling and Inventors' Museum" event on Feb. 11 at Pfeiffer Community Center in Williamstown, NJ.

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South Jersey Black Heritage Museum to hold gala

African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey to Hold 15th Anniversary Gala

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey (AAHMSNJ) will close Black History Month with the celebration of its 15 years of operation. The gala event will be held 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at the Noyes Arts Garage, 2200 Fairmount Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ which has hosted the museum’s Atlantic City location since 2013.

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Rutgers study: Disparities in mental health treatment for children

Mental health treatment and counseling services are disproportionately received according to racial and socioeconomic factors, finds Rutgers University-Camden research study

As Wenhua Lu explains, most studies on mental health care disparities have typically focused on either adult populations or youths only, leaving children younger than six years under-investigated.

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Things to do in South Jersey and region

Find out what's happening in South Jersey and the surrounding region.

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Links hosts Art Exhibit

The South Jersey Chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosted a free reception from on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) to celebrate the opening of "Can You Imagine Me" and unveil the recipient of The Legendary Links scholarship, a scholarship funded by the South Jersey Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and awarded to a South Jersey resident currently enrolled at RCGC.

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President Obama’s Farewell Address to the American People

It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks.

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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let's begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is.

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Christie signs bill to assists small businesses

Governor Chris Christie signed into law that establishes the "Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program" to assist small businesses in meeting State or federal contract surety bond requirements. This will be a revolving fund that will be administered by the New Jersey.

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Are you getting enough sleep?

How you feel and perform during the day is related to how much sleep you get the night before. If sleepiness interferes with your daily activities, more sleep each night will improve the quality of your waking hours.

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