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The Go Africa® Martini

Ingredients:  Papaya  or Mango Juice (preferably organic) Premium vodka (Grey Goose® or similar premium vodka) Ginjan® Premium brand organic ginger juice Directions: In a Collins glass, add a ¼ ounce of Papaya  or Mango Juice; fill with ice and add 2 ounces of premium vodka and 4 ounces of Ginjan® brand ginger juice. Shake well and …

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African textile sector welcomes US trade agreement extension

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork The US government has granted a long-term extension to a major US-Africa trade programme on 29 June, a move welcomed by African textile and apparel manufacturers. President Obama signed into law a bill reauthorising the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) for another 10 years. Since 2001, the non-reciprocal trade …

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Go Africa Harlem Street festival will be taking place on July 18th 2015

MEDIA ALERT: Go Africa Harlem Street will be taking place on July 18th 2015   WHO:  The Go Africa Network Inc. in conjunction with the Association Nationale Des Senegalais D Amerique Inc. presents the first Go Africa Harlem Street Festival   http://goafricaharlem.org/   The street festival will take place within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell …

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NYT: How CVS Quit Smoking and Grew Into a Health Care Giant

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Michael Gaffney’s throat was scratchy for days, and lemon tea was not helping. So he dropped into a MinuteClinic above a CVS store in Midtown Manhattan on a lunch break. Within minutes, a nurse practitioner tested him for strep throat (negative), suggested lozenges and a regimen (ample fluids, no spicy …

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The True Healthcare Costs of Undocumented Immigrants

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork   The UCLA researchers found striking differences in ER visits by adults: One-in-five U.S.-born adults visits the ER annually, compared with roughly one-in-10 undocumented adults. “Most people who go to the emergency room have insurance and are not worried about providing documents,” says Nadereh Pourat, PhD, director of research at …

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Therapy to Go

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Stanford Magazine   New app puts psychologists a tap away.   COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, or CBT, is a type of psychotherapy that teaches patients to identify and manage the thoughts that give rise to negative emotions and unhealthy behaviors. It’s been shown to be highly effective in treating mood and …

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Music Cuts through the Fog of Alzheimer’s

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Listening to music that evokes happy memories can change the tenor of lives debilitated by dementia. And with no new medical treatments since the approval of memantine in 2004, helping some of the 5-million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease feel better with music therapy sounds good to Joshua Grill, PhD, director …

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(NYT): Tehcnology: New, Simple ‘Buy’ Buttons Aim to Entice Mobile Shoppers

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork SAN FRANCISCO — Denise Chapman, a director at a San Diego advertising agency, is afraid to count how many hours of each day she spends on her mobile phone, browsing for clothes or gifts. But when it comes time to actually buy something, instead of using her iPhone, she fires …

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Can Knee Cartilage Be Regrown?

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Stanford Magazine   STANFORD WILL SHINE ANOTHER SPOTLIGHT on the curative potential of stem-cell technology this year with an innovative approach to treating damaged cartilage and osteoarthritis. Already enthused by results from the lead-up work, Jason Dragoo, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, is preparing to launch a human trial for …

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Depression Increases Risk for Diabetic Seniors

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork   A diabetic’s risk of premature death is about double that of someone of the same age without diabetes. In addition, diabetics are twice as likely to have depression, which further increases their mortality risk. A new UCLA-led study suggests that for diabetics age 65 and older, depression is linked …

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