SHE MADE HISTORY IN 18 HOURS!

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SHE MADE HISTORY IN 18 HOURS!
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – By now you may have seen or at least heard of the new movie “Hidden Figures.” It tells the story of three African American woman who helped engineer America’s space program despite facing racial and gender biases back in the 60’s. But, did you know that Arkansas has our own […]

WHAT’S WORSE THAN CANCER?

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WHAT’S WORSE THAN CANCER?
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Top 10 Killers of African Americans Worldwide | According to the CDC.gov in 2014 – 300,000+ African Americans died from these top killers: Heart Disease 73,096 Cancer 69,090  Stroke 17,088 Accidents 14,168 Diabetes 13,435 Lung Disease 9,934 Kidney Disease 8,586 Homicide 7,867 Alzheimer’s 6,567  Septicemia (Blood Infections) 6,386 The top 10 has changed since reported in 2010. […]

Facebook LIVE Autopsy

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Facebook LIVE Autopsy
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Chicago | Dr. Margolis, a Chicago pathologists, have given science students and those interested in the education of autospy a new reason to tune in Facebook LIVE. With proper consent of the family, Dr. Margolis of  Autopsy Center of Chicago was the first ever to go LIVE on Facebook with performing an autopsy. From a recent back surgery, the patient was brought […]

South Carolina Funeral Home Re-Opens

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South Carolina Funeral Home Re-Opens
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South Carolina | Great News for the community of Darlington in Lee County of South Carolina.  According to Mr. Justin Mack, the funeral home is re-opening continuing the legacy Hubert Kenneth “HK” Boatwright. Congratulations to the new owner/manager Mr. Jeffery B Johnson.  “HK” Boatwright departed his life on Monday, December 21, 2015, at his residence after a […]

OBAMA’S URN

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Newsweek | An Arlington, Vermont–based company called Cremation Solutions offers, among a number of more traditional urns and keepsakes, the ability to stuff one’s ashes in a disembodied head made in your image. Think a cyberpunk Pharaoh Khafra. The process is simple. Customers send in a photo of their face, and the company scans it, creates a […]

WHEN TRAUMA LEADS TO AN ANEURYSM

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WHEN TRAUMA LEADS TO AN ANEURYSM
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2nd Leading Cause of Death from Car Accidents http://thewitherspoonlawgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Aortic_Trauma.mp4   According to the American heart Association an abdominal aortic aneurysm occurs when the large blood vessel (the aorta) that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis and legs becomes abnormally large or balloons outward. This type of aneurysm is most often found in men over age […]

DONATING YOUR BODY FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

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DONATING YOUR BODY FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
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Each year, an estimated up to 15,000 Americans donate their whole body, after death, to medical facilities throughout the country to be used in medical research projects, anatomy lessons and surgical practice. Without the assistance of human body donations after death, you would not have the medical advancements that you see today. Whole body donations […]

PRINCE: FINAL RESTING PLACE

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Prince died in his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota on April 21, 2016. Less than 6 months after Prince death Paisley Park opened as a museum giving those who visit an intimate opportunity to partake of Prince’s world. Fans came from as far as London to get a first look at the Paisley Park […]

THE TREE OF LIFE?

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THE TREE OF LIFE?
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        Although a very tough topic for a table discussion, very few people are comfortable talking about pre-planning for final arrangements. What if you you change your perspective? Instead of planning to die you plan to live again…. your very own “Tree of Life”.  Would that start a discussion? Most of time […]

1.9 MILLION WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT

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$1.9 Million Wrongful Death Settlement It’s been more than a year since the 28-year-old Sandra Bland died in her Waller County jail cell. $1.9 million wrongful death settlement is what was reached for the family in Bland’s case.  Sandra Bland died July 13, 2015. Waller Country is to pay $1.8 million with The Texas Department […]