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Dexter Scott King, son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., dies of cancer at 62

ATLANTA (AP) — Dexter Scott King, the younger son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, died Monday after battling...

 New Purdue study of dogs links cigarette smoke to cancer

A new study, conducted by researchers at Purdue University, links cigarette smoke exposure to a sixfold increase in bladder cancer in Scottish Terriers. Led by...

‘Shaft’ star Richard Roundtree, considered the first Black action movie hero, has died at 81

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Roundtree, the trailblazing actor who starred as the ultra-smooth private detective in several...

Mother raises awareness on rare form of cancer in honor of her daughter

Family and friends gathered at the Annex Learning Center on May 20 to honor the life of a Franklin High School student, Destini Fuqua, at...

Survival rates better in children with cancer than adults

When he was born four years ago, Quanny Ray was a seemingly healthy child. His mother, Bridget Ray, said Quanny aged normally until he...

Community Commentary: Stand with Planned Parenthood, Stand with your Constituents

In recent years, Planned Parenthood has come under attack by extremist politicians in government at both the federal and state levels. These politicians wish...

Indy gets ready to race for a cure

This Saturday, thousands of participants will gather at Military Park to take part in Race for the Cure, Susan G. Komen of Central Indiana’s...

LISTEN: The Recorder Report September 15, 2016

On the Sept. 15 installment of The Recorder Report, editor in chief Ebony Chappel takes listeners inside the story of cancer warrior Gabrielle Nelson....

Janet Jackson Is Reportedly Being Tested for Throat Cancer

When Janet Jackson announced last month that her Unbreakable world tour would be postponed, many fans were concerned as the music legend revealed she would have to undergo surgery....

A Fan Battling Cancer Got A Visit From His ‘Favorite Rapper’ J. Cole

On 2014 Forest Hills Drive’s “No Role Modelz,” J. Cole certainly isn’t talking about his fans. Because they have at least one: Him.Cole has continuously shown his...
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