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'Black Panther' and mental health in the Black community

IMDB(NEW YORK) -- Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health.“At a very basic level, representation affects people's identity,” said Dr. Ruth Shim, Director of Cultural Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of California, Davis. “Having positive representations and people reflecting the diversity of what they can be and experience can be protective against depression and anxiety stemming from negative images.”Indeed, Black representation in pop culture has ...

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'Painfully in the news again,' parents who lost 2 children in alleged nanny attack reveal their kids' 'legacy'

James Keivom/NY Daily News via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Five years ago in October Marina Krims returned home to her Upper West Side Manhattan apartment to find two of her children Lulu, 6, and Leo, 2, stabbed to death in the bathtub.Their nanny Yoselyn Ortega, now 56, was charged in the savagery that took place on the night of Oct. 25, 2012 inside the family's West 75th Street apartment.When Marina came back from a swimming lesson with her daughter Nessie, Ortega met her there, knife ...

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Three billboards in London ask hard questions about Grenfell tower fire

Carl Court/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Three large billboards pulled by vans snaked through the British capital Thursday afternoon. The words on the stark red backdrops read:“71 dead.”“And still no arrests?”“How come?”The banners were inspired by the 2017 film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," about a woman campaigning for police to find the culprit responsible for her daughter’s rape and murder.Last June, at least 71 people were killed as a devastating fire ravaged a tower block in West London. A block of public housing flats entrenched in ...

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Thousands grieve for slain Chicago police commander

WLS-TV(CHICAGO) -- Thousands of people gathered Saturday morning to mourn a decorated Chicago police officer, who was gunned down while on duty this week.A line of mourners wrapped around the street as they waited to enter the Nativity of Our Lord Church for the funeral service of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, according to ABC station WLS-TV. Bauer's wife, Erin, and their 13-year-old daughter, Grace, stood on the church steps to greet family, friends and law enforcement officers as they went inside.Grade did ...

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Runaway dog on New York City subway tracks causes hairy situation

@NYPDTransit/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- A runaway dog wandering New York City's subway tracks created a hairy situation for transit officials and commuters Friday afternoon.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) issued a service alert around 3:15 p.m. ET announcing changes and delays to the F train "because of a dog on the tracks" at York Street station in Brooklyn. A and C train riders also experienced delays as transit workers and police spent an hour trying to search and rescue the lost pup.The dog, named Dakota, ...

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Belgian court orders Facebook to stop tracking users

Photodisc/Thinkstock(BRUSSELS) -- Facebook must stop tracking Belgian users who are surfing the web outside of the social network -- or face a fine of more than $300,000 a day, a Belgian court ruled.The court also ordered Facebook to delete data that it has already gathered from these users. If Facebook doesn't abide by this order, it will face a fine of $312,000 a day, the court ruled.Facebook “doesn’t sufficiently inform” clients about the data it gathers or explain what it does with the information, the ...

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Congressional candidate sticks with AR-15 raffle despite Florida school shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(LEAVENWORTH, Kansas) -- A congressional hopeful in Kansas is under fire by some people for deciding to continue his raffle for a rifle to support his campaign.Tyler Tannahill, of Leavenworth, announced the AR-15 giveaway via his Twitter page on Feb. 13. However, the AR-15 is the same type of weapon that was used to kill 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.“I don’t think we have a gun problem. I think it’s a mental health issue, ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo We shouldn’t accept chaos. (Or am I crazy?)

Immigration policy has to be orderly, adherent to duly enacted law and reflective of the will of the people whose country it is.

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UT Health Logo Your Metabolism: Realistic Explanation for Weight Gain?

Some people seem to eat whatever they want and never gain a pound. The rest of us have to be really careful. So what’s at work? The answer is metabolism: the mechanism by which your body burns the calories you eat and converts them to the energy necessary for your body to function. In the latest post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast internal medicine expert Dr. David Shafer answers questions about your metabolism and its effect on how much you weigh.

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