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Salem-News.com (May-17-2018 00:50)

Medical Racism Feared Behind Diagnosis Negligence

Mr. Coleman was diagnosed with Diabetes and liver failure in 2010, but deprived of that information for four and a half years.

(SALEM, Ore.) - William Coleman It is a massive problem nationwide. Results from tests and lab work performed by doctors in medical facilities, often revealing dangerous, even deadly illness and disease, are not shared with the patient.

Add to that, the established problems and patterns regarding medical racism in the US, and you find a serious issue that leads to premature death and unwarranted, preventable suffering, particularly for people of color.

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Salem-News.com (May-10-2018 23:26)

One Year Passes-By, And The Vacuum Continues To Grow!

Chandrakala Ratnayake (nee Senanayake): One Year Remembrance
(May 12th 2017 – May 12th 2018)

(LOS ANGELES) - Chandrakala Ratnayake She was the very special person who brought light into my life, from the day I was born, not only in times of joy, but in times of deep sorrow and struggle.

Even though she has been gone throughout one whole year, which I felt like a lifetime, I still feel her ray of light falling on me from heaven above.

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Salem-News.com (May-01-2018 16:59)

Oregon Governor Brown Signs DACA Legislation at May Day Celebration

These bills are indicative of the Oregon culture, generous and smart.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Governor Kate Brown Governor Kate Brown today signed two bills that provide support to Oregon's DACA recipients and immigrants as part of the May Day celebration at the Capitol.

"The chaos and uncertainty coming from the White House is in direct conflict with our nation's history, economy, and respect for our immigrant communities,” said Governor Kate Brown.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-30-2018 18:38)

UN Slams Speaker of Parliament for Speaking Against Gays and Lesbians

Britain will face a big battle in legalizing homosexuality in Ghana

(SALEM, Ore.) - speaker of the parliament, Mike Ocquaye Jnr Latest news in Ghana is that a UN official took offence of the sentiments made by the speaker of the parliament concerning homosexuality in Ghana. The official further commented that the LGBT community was large in Ghana. Britain had earlier hinted on aiding the Government on legalizing homosexuality in the country.

The homosexuality topic has always been a contentious subject in Ghana, and by the looks of it the issue is way from over.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-16-2018 14:08)

Say Goodbye to the Past with a Clean Tattoo Removal

The past does not have to be a part of your future.

(SALEM, Ore.) - tattoo removal What does your tattoo mean to you? Usually, there is a story behind a tattoo, sometimes romantic, sometimes symbolic, and oftentimes, it represents something you may prefer is long forgotten.

For many, the past can catch up in a negative way. There are many things that happen in our younger years that people often wish they could erase.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-15-2018 03:22)

Oregon Schools Join Thousands in Walkout Against Gun Violence

A new gun culture is on the horizon

(SALEM, Ore.) - walkout The walkout lasted for exactly 17 minutes -- a minute for each life lost in the tragedy at Parkland. The clock was set and hundreds of students stood in quiet contemplation as it counted down. The last minute was an observed moment of silence.

Students were well spoken and clearly had done their homework researching the walkout and what it meant.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2018 23:48)

The Illegal Wildlife Trade and Infectious Disease: The Deadly Risk to Humans

The deadliest infectious diseases that have afflicted mankind throughout history are those spread from animal to man or man to animal.

(PARADISE VALLEY, Arizona) - zoonotic disease The Trump administration has lifted the ban on importing elephant and lion trophies to much uproar. However, there is still the rapidly growing illegal trade of other exotic wildlife as either pets, consumption as food, imagined medicinal purposes, ivory for ornaments or skins for decoration that also needs to be addressed.

Much of this illicit commerce intentionally concentrates on endangered or nearly extinct species. Want to own a baby tiger? It can be shipped with ease.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-01-2018 13:13)

New Oregon Law Protects Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

The Division of Financial Regulation is available to assist Oregonians who believe they have been improperly balance billed.

(SALEM, Ore.) - medical bills Beginning March 1, a new law protects consumers from receiving surprise out-of-network medical bills from health care providers.

The new law prevents health providers, who were not chosen by the consumer, from balance billing services performed on or after March 1, 2018.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2018 12:28)

4 Ways a Physical Disability Can Take a Toll on a Marriage

Regardless of how strong-willed you may be, money and constant care can create problems.

(SALEM, Ore.) - wedding Marriage vows are something most people take very seriously. When your spouse is in a personal injury accident, a lot of worry and stress will enter into your life. In some instances, the damage done to your loved one’s body will last a lifetime.

Most people fail to realize just how hard it can be for a married couple to deal with sudden and long-term physical disabilities.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2018 01:38)

ICE, FBI Recognize Int`l Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

FGM violates the human rights of girls and women to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - female mutilation-cutting Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a federal crime, and any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S.

Individuals suspected of FGM/C, including sending girls overseas to be cut, may be investigated by the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center and prosecuted accordingly.

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