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U.S, and Ghanian Pharmacy Students Trade Places in New FAMU Initiative

A new program from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is taking aim at the global healthcare...
Allison Walker Torres

In Focus with Allison Walker-Torres: Human Trafficking  

Don't Miss This!! Date & Time:  Sunday, July 2 at 11:30 am ET. Guests: Florida State Senator Greg Steube; Founder/Executive Director of Florida Abolitionist, Tomas Lares;...
kevin seraaj

Birds of a feather do flock together

We are going through exceptionally difficult times in the nation after the presidential election of 2016.  The old adage is largely true:  birds of...

EPA Provides $1.38 Million to Florida’s Environmental Programs

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Florida Department of Environmental Protection a grant for $1.38 million to support a broad...
transgender violence

Georgia Teen Ava Le’Ray Barrin Is The 14th Transgender Person Murdered In 2017

Georgia teen Ava Le'Ray Barrin was shot and killed Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Atlanta apartment complex where she lived.  She...
violence in the workplace

Violence Comes to Work

Shootings, bombings, stabbings-- violence seems to dominate the news.  From the recent incident in Orlando where a former employee shot 5 of his co-workers...
Sceptic tank

Septic systems a major source of emerging contaminants in drinking water

A new analysis shows that septic systems in the United States routinely discharge pharmaceuticals, consumer product chemicals, and other potentially hazardous chemicals into the...

Fish living in extreme environments adapt ability to see

Cell biologists at the University of Toronto have discovered animals can adapt their ability to see even with extreme changes in temperature. The researchers looked...
Fred Price Jr resigns

Megachurch Pastor Resigns Citing ‘Personal Misjudgments’

Megachurch Pastor Fred Price Jr. resigned Sunday citing “personal misjudgments.”
Funders Symposium

Symposium Highlights Community and Response after Pulse Tragedy

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community and philanthropic leaders at the Contigo Fund’s Orlando Strong: One Year Later - Funders Symposium at the...