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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
I Believe I Can Fly

We must give out positive energy everywhere we go; you be that positive force from God, share His spirit with others throughout the world.

Study to Explore Role of Spirituality in Treating Chronically Ill Blacks

A University of Alabama at Birmingham postdoctoral scholar — armed with a two-year, $187,000 award from the National Institutes of Health — will explore how spirituality factors into treatment of chronically ill African-Americans.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Hillary Clinton, Woman of Faith, Makes History

Hillary Clinton, women across America salute you!

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Has Fate Decided Your Course of Destiny?

Please don't go along just to get along. Know what's right for yourself.

Pastors Hit the Streets to Curb Ward 7 Violence

A group of local pastors and residents recently hit the streets near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station in southeast D.C., talking to teens and residents about the growing violence in Wards 7 and 8.

Celebrating Ramadan in the D.C.

Several local groups are holding events and activities to celebrate Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic year, when believers worldwide fast from sunrise to sunset.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Pray First and Meditate the Vote

With the June 14 primary election for the District of Columbia almost upon us, let us consider the seriousness of every vote.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic (Conclusion)

It may not be our fault, when it is in our genes, which shows even more why early detection is important.

Church Attendance Could Lengthen Lifespan: Study

While many Americans regularly attend church because it keeps them grounded and provides spiritual guidance, a new study suggests that it may also help increase their lifespan.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 5

Here is a list of complications that can occur as a result of Type 2 Diabetes: hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, amputations, strokes, eye problems and kidney disease.

Muslim Feminists Fight Islamophobia, Defy Stereotypes

A new generation of Muslim feminists is emerging in America, dedicated to reshaping how the Western world views their culture.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 4

All of the diseases we're plagued with today like Type 2 diabetes came along as a result of our non-exercising lifestyles and many millions who work in office jobs, sitting all day.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 3

Those of you who have followed this column faithfully will be able to witness the devastation, and you will learn how to avoid the horrors of diabetes.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 2

This is the second in a five-part series first published in 2003 about my mother's suffering with Type 2 diabetes.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic

I noticed a fire burning in the diabetes health arena, in the African-American community in particular, and it is still burning out of control. Hopefully, this campaign will stop "fanning the flames" and put out the fire.

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