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cease management of the Em- of misappropriating church re-
manuel Seventh Day Church Min- sources and failing to keep proper
istries in the Bronx. records.


According to court papers ob- He was then fired. But Plum-
tained by Street Hype Newspaper, mer pushed back and in an attempt
Supreme Court Judge Allison Y. to maintain the power of the
Tuitt, July 19 court order, found church, he dismissed the original Personal Injury
Pastor Plummer in contempt for board and appointed new trustees
deliberately violating two previous and directors.
court orders dated April 16, 2013 However, Judge Tuitt deemed Matrimonial/
and Aug. 24, 2017. his action illegal and ruled that Family Law
Defendant Plummer and all the original board be re-instated. ------------------
defendants, their agents and repre- In 2013, the Bronx Supreme Providing
sentatives are hereby enjoined Court intervened in the ongoing fi- Quality Legal
from interfering with the function- nancial dispute between the Board Services to the
ing of the Board of Trustees and of Trustees and Pastor Plummer. Caribbean
restrained from entering the According to court docu-
church premises effective immedi- ments obtained by Street Hype,
Since 2005
ately, Judge Tuitt ordered. the board and the members of the
The pastor was given 10 days congregation alleged that Plum- Call Now for Consultations
from July 24, 2017 to submit com- mer, with the help of other church
plete financial records of the officers, misappropriated and em- ADAM S. HANDLER, ESQ.
church from 2009 to date, as well
as all equipment and other proper-
bezzled church funds and had
taken over sole control of all
ties belonging to the organization. church assets.
Failure to comply with the Plummers decision to appeal
order would result in further civil the July 24, 2017 court order to
contempt, civil sanctions, and quit the management of the church
criminal contempt, the judge was the latest move in an ugly bat-
warned. tle for control of the 120-member
However, within days, Plum- church, located at 3301 Laconia
mers attorney, Joshua S. Brass of PASTOR IVAN PLUMMER Ave.
the Law Offices of Regina L. Will be in court on September 18 to appeal Plummer and his attorney
Darby, filed an appeal and asking a 10-day notice to cease management of the were not available for comments.
the court to fix an undertaking of Emmanuel Seventh Day Church Ministries in the Bronx

Bronx DA charges 29
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Needed in the Black Communities HOMES
E ducation and training con-
tinue to be the most impor-
tant vehicles to achieve
formance of African Ameri-
can students across
the country still
contributing to lower ex-
pectations from the
student, less-
must focus more on education.
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resources be allocated to ther
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the African American commu- center that tracks lower wealth, lower pears education does not top
nities are getting the message data about chil- health and lower their agenda.
that a good education is impor- dren. parental education levels The politicians know that
tant for everyone, including African Ameri- in most cases have more education is not the immediate
adults and children. can parents, most of dealings with the justice sys- needs of grown men and
But it appears that they are whom are less educated tem. women trying to pay their bills
not reaping the benefits, espe- than their white coun- In other words, these nega- each day. It is more about peo-
cially with the increasing num- terparts, do not expect tive circumstances create a ple being fed today and not a
ber of African Americans filling their children to attain as much perfect storm that leaves blacks worry about the education of
college classrooms or pursuing education as white parents ex- without the same educational the next generation.
professional courses. pect. opportunities as whites.
Despite real gains in aca- Lower expectations be- We are sharing these find- _____________________
demic achievement, the per- come self-fulfilling prophecies, ings to make the points that we Patrick Maitland

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Bronx DA charges 29 gang members

on Rikers with violent attacks

ozens of current and former Rik- Prosecutors also say a group of
ers inmates were indicted for al- prisoners beat a correction officer with
legedly assaulting fellow prisoners and a chair after covering security cameras
two jail guards. with peanut butter.
The Bronx District Attorney says The attackers are members of the
29 gang members were involved in four Bloods, Trinitarians, MS-13 and Folk
separate attacks between October and Nation gangs.
February. In the first assault, six men They're facing multiple charges,
allegedly slashed an inmate who including assault and harassment.

Group of men sexually

needed more than a hundred stitches.

assault woman in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN: They said the group approached the 30-
SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION: olice need help finding a group of men year-old woman and forced her to perform a
(l-r) Jamal Bailey, NYS Senator; James Haynes, President Jah Jerry Foundation; Alonzo de they say sexually assaulted a woman in sex act on each of them.
Castro, Community leader at the recent Jah Jerry Foundation's Annual Summer Scholarship Brooklyn on Monday. Police said a fourth suspect has been
Fundraiser on July 28, 2017 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Hall, Bronx. Investigators said it happened around 3 taken into custody.
a.m. behind a building on Eastern Parkway Anyone with information on the case
near Utica Ave. in Crown Heights. should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at
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Brooklyn court officer indicted for

allegedly pressuring woman for sex
BROOKLYN the officer took her to a stairwell inside of ceeding along with the case and getting an
Brooklyn court officer is indicted for Brooklyn Criminal Court. indictment," McRae said.
allegedly pressuring a woman to per- Nolan allegedly offered to help her "I don't want this to happen to anybody
form a sex act on him in the courthouse. boyfriend beat a case if she said yes, then else, especially in the court system. This
58-year old Timothy Nolan of Long Is- he exposed himself to her. happened at court and I think if something
land is charged with official misconduct, McRae says she wants to prevent any- like this was to happen again they should
second-degree coercion, and public lewd- thing like this from happening again. know that they're gonna get charged and
ness. Erica McRae says back in October, "I'm just grateful for the DA for pro- something's gonna happen."

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Queens senator opens job bank

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Citizenship firm US imposes new sanctions Mega-technol-
denies involvement on Venezuelan government ogy companies
in Grenada pass-
ready to meet
port allegations
By Caribbean News Now contributor

with Jamaica
he United States has imposed a new

A tourism
By Caribbean News Now contributor round of economic sanctions aimed at
ST GEORGES, Grenada: choking off money to Venezuelan President
ttorneys acting for citizenship con- Nicolas Maduro's regime, but "carefully
sultants Henley & Partners have de- calibrated" to preserve US oil imports from
nied that the firm had any knowledge or the South American country, according to KINGSTON, Jamaica:
involvement in an alleged scheme to ob- the White House. Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund
tain a diplomatic passport from the gov- The latest sanctions the fourth round Bartlett, is set to travel to San Francisco,
ernment of Grenada for a Ukrainian in recent weeks are the first to move be- California, this week to engage in strate-
businessman in exchange for a payment yond freezing the assets of individuals and gic meetings with American technology
of US$1 million. target the government itself. mega-companies Google, Airbnb, and
The executive order signed by Presi- Uber Technologies Inc.
dent Donald Trump bars US institutions
from buying new debt issued by the
Venezuelan government or from the state-
owned oil company Petrleos de Venezuela
SA (PDVSA). Venezuelan President
"It also prohibits dealings in certain Nicolas Maduro
existing bonds owned by the Venezuelan At the time, the pressure was intended,
public sector, as well as dividend payments unsuccessfully, to prevent Venezuela from
to the government of Venezuela," the White going forward with a controversial election
House said in a statement. to form an all-powerful National Con-
However, the sanctions will not affect stituent Assembly. Days after that vote,
US oil imports from Venezuela in that they Maduro's assets were also frozen.
Specifically, Henley & Partners as- do not apply to short-term financing for oil And earlier this month, US financial
sert that a purported copy of a wire trans- sales and also exempt transactions with sanctions targeting individuals associated
fer for such a sum, ostensibly to the Wells PDVSA's US subsidiary, Citgo. with the creation of that assembly were Edmund Bartlett
Fargo account of Henley Global in Singa- The exceptions are designed "to miti- rolled out. Jamaican Tourism Minister
pore, is "clearly bogus", "faked" and "cre- gate harm to the American and Venezuelan Meanwhile, Louisa Ortega, the former
ated maliciously". people," the White House said in a state- attorney general of Venezuela and formerly The meetings are in tandem with two
The situation first came to light in re- ment, adding that the latest sanctions are a staunch Maduro supporter, has said she of the five strategic pillars of the ministry
gional government circles on October 27, "carefully calibrated to deny the Maduro has evidence linking him to a corruption building new products and fostering
2016, when the businessman in question dictatorship a critical source of financing scandal. new partnerships; and will also be used to
sent an email to the prime minister of An- to maintain its illegitimate rule." Ortega, who fled Venezuela to Brazil promote the UNWTO, GOJ, World Bank
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Fewer Woman Lawyers DCA investigates home healthcare Workers'
J agencies for sick leave violations Bill of Rights
in NY Courtroom Roles

ust a quarter of lawyers who have leader-
ship roles in New York state and federal
courtrooms are women, according to a new epartment of Consumer Affairs (DCA)
analysis by the New York State Bar Associa- Commissioner Lorelei Salas on Mon- orkers in NYC have rights regardless
tion. The gender discrepancy differed signif- day announced that its Office of Labor Pol- of immigration status. The Depart-
icantly between attorneys representing public icy & Standards (OLPS) has launched ment of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of
entities, such as state or federal government, investigations into nearly 40 home health- Labor Policy & Standards is NYCs central
and those representing private parties. care agencies across the city that represent resource for workers.
Women accounted for 38.2% of lawyers rep- upwards of 33,000 workers.
resenting the public, but only 19.4% of General compliance issues with this Paid Sick Leave
lawyers representing private parties, accord- industry have been reflected in OLPS ex- If you work in NYC for more than 80 hours
ing to the report, by the association. a year, you can earn up to 40 hours of sick
perience enforcing the NYC Paid Sick
PC Richard Escapes Suit
leave each year to care for yourself, your

Leave Law. Home care aides as a group
child, or other family members.
Over ID-Exposing Receipts have filed the third highest number of paid
If your employer has five or more em-
New York federal judge Thursday sick leave complaints.
ployees, you have a right to paid sick leave.
tossed a case accusing P.C. Richard & OLPS has handled 94 home healthcare
If your employer has fewer than five
Son of exposing customers to identity theft agency cases leading to nearly $200,000 in DCAs OLPS has been shifting its en-
employees, you have a right to unpaid sick
and credit card fraud by printing too much fines and more than $475,000 in restitution forcement resources to focus on industries
card information on receipts, citing the (about 12 percent of total restitution recov- that tend to have higher rates of labor and It is illegal for an employer to retaliate
Supreme Court's landmark Spokeo ruling and ered) on behalf of 6,183 workers, or more employment law violations. against you for requesting or using sick
saying the proposed class lacks standing be- than one third of all workers on behalf of The Office recently sent 39 notices of leave.
cause it alleges a risk of theft but no concrete whom OLPS has recovered restitution investigation and requests for documents to Under federal law, you may also have
injury. under the law in two-plus years of enforce- home health agencies around the city. The the right to take additional unpaid time off
NY Court Revives Breast

ment. agencies include a broad cross-section of from work: Some workers who work for
agencies across the five boroughs, which
Cancer Misdiagnosis Suit Recent New York State Department of employers with more than 50 employees
Health data estimates that the number of collectively employ approximately 33,000 may take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave
New York state appeals court on
home care aides working in New York City workers. The investigation will provide a each year to care for themselves or a family
Wednesday partly revived a suit on be-
half of a woman who died of breast cancer, is about 203,100, making them one of the comprehensive look at existing practices member or to bond with a new child. The
ruling that questions remained as to whether largest private sector workforces in the city. around compliance with paid sick leave, leave may be taken all at once or from time
her gynecologist breached care standards by Approximately 700 licensed Home Care and ensure both that employers are clear to time.
not ordering a mammogram after seeing signs Service Agencies operate nearly 850 loca- about their labor and employment law ob- Starting January 2018, most workers
of an unusual breast discharge. tions in the city and dispatch this workforce ligations, and that workers know and can in New York will be eligible to take paid
use their rights. family leave to bond with a new child, care
Senate Passes Bill to Help mostly to private homes. Wage and hour

and other labor and employment law viola- We want to make it clear to this in- for a close relative with a serious health
Terminally Ill Patients tions among this workforce are reportedly dustry, which has had so much trouble condition, or address certain military family
he Senate on Thursday passed by unani- rampant, despite recent reforms meant to complying with the law in the past that needs. The amount of leave and pay will
mous consent a measure designed to raise standards like the States wage par- New York City is paying close attention to phase in over four years, starting at eight
make it easier for terminally ill patients to get ity law and extension of federal wage and its treatment of its workers, who are the un- weeks paid at 50% of the workers salary
access to experimental treatments without hour rights to the workforce. derpinnings of the citys economy. said in 2018.
oversight from the Food and Drug Adminis- DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas.
tration. The right-to-try legislation has been Right to Organize
LEGAL TERMS You can join together with your
championed by the libertarian Goldwater In- pects to prove
stitute, which has worked to pass similar leg- coworkers in a range of activities about
affirmation: A solemn and formal decla- allege: To assert a fact in a pleading.
islation in 37 states. The federal version, now work issues that matter to you, including
ration under penalties of perjury that a alternate juror: a juror selected as substi-
headed to the House, would bar the govern- whether you want to be represented by a
tute in case another juror must leave the
ment from blocking patients from getting ac- statement is true, without an oath. union. Employers cannot threaten, discrim-
cess to medications that have undergone only affirmed: Upheld, agreed with (e.g.,The jury panel
inate against, or otherwise take action
preliminary testing in humans. Patients first Appellate Court affirmed the judgment of amend: To change.
against you for organizing or talking with
would have to try all other available treat- amicus curiae: A Friend of the Court. A
the City Court). your coworkers about working conditions.
ments and be unable to participate in clinical allegation: the assertion, declaration, or non-party to a proceeding that the Court
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takes runner-up
spot at Zurich
Diamond League
ouble Olympic champion Elaine
Thompson had to settle for the runner-
up spot in the women's 200m at the Diamond
League meet in Zurich on Thursday.
Thompson who was coming off a vic-
tory in the women's 100m on Sunday at the
Birmingham Diamond League, was beaten
into second in the half lap event, clocking 22
seconds flat to finish behind Bahamian Shau-
nae Miller-Uibo who came from behind to


post a splendid national record of 21.88.
World Championship silver medallist
Members of the St. Kitts & Nevis football team - winner of the Caribbean Cup 2017 during the championship spectacular playoff Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast did
actions held on Sunday (August 20) in Brooklyn. At the end of regulation time the final score was St. Kitts/Nevis 3 St. 22.09 for third while Dutch woman Dafne

Gayle returns to Windies ODI squad

Vincent/Grenadines - 1. -Photo By Keith A Dawson Schippers was fourth in 22.36. The other Ja-
maican in the event, Simone Facey could
only manage seventh in 22.80 seconds. Ja

Meanwhile, former world record holder M
Asafa Powell finished down the track in the
men's 100meters clocking 10.11 for seventh
amaicans Chris Gayle and Marlon
place. The event was won by Great Britain's
Samuels will make a return to One Day
Chijindu Ujah over Youssef Ben Meite of the
International cricket after being selected in Ivory Coast .
the West Indies 15-man squad for the lim- Both were credited with the same sea-
ited overs leg of their tour of the United son's best of 9.97 seconds. New world cham-
Kingdom. pion Justin Gatlin had to settle for third in
The 37 year old Gayle returns after a 10.04.
three year absence, having last played in a National champion Danielle Williams
One Day International match in March was fourth in the women's 100m hurdles in
2015, while Samuels has not played since 12.73 seconds. Australian world champion
October 2016. The call-ups follow a relax- Sally Pearson took the event in a close finish
ation in Cricket West Indies' criteria in with American Sharika Nelvis both clocking
order to be eligible for selection. 12.55.
Jerome Taylor also makes a return to Kimberly Williams registered 14.41m
the ODI squad, having played his last fourth for 4th in the women's triple jump
which was won by Olga Rypakova with
match in june 2016. A fourth Jamaican,
14.55 meters.
Rovman Powell has also been named to the Meanwhile, in the non-Diamond Trophy
squad. events, Thompson teamed with Christania
However, Trinidadians Sunil Narine Williams, Jura Levy and Simone Facey to an-
and Darren Bravo declined to be consid- chor Jamaica to victory in the women's sprint
ered. According to chairman of selectors Chris Gayle relay clocking 41.85.
Courtney Browne, Narine has said he wants
to play in the regional Super50 before play- Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mo- their tour after the third test against England
ing ODIs again while Darren Bravo said he hammed, Ashley Nurse, Miguel Cummins at Headingley on August 25.
was not available for selection. Dwayne and Kesrick Williams. They play an ODI against Ireland on
Bravo has said he is still not 100 percent fit. Kieran powell, Jonathan Carter and September 13, followed by five matches
The unit will be captained by Jason Roston Chase have been dropped from the against England between September 19 and

Reggae Boyz
Holder and also includes Sunil Ambris, De- squad that played against india earlier this 29.
vendra Bishoo, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, year. West Indies will begin the ODI leg of

clip Soca Warriors

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: Michael Binns' 54th minute free kick was
he Reggae Boyz and Trinidad and To- flicked onto goal by another debutant
bago's head to head record now stands Fabian Reid, which led to heavy handball
at 25 wins apiece following their 2-1 win appeals from the Soca Warriors. Trinidad
Artist/Singer Song Writer
by the Reggae Boyz on Thursday in their found the back of the net minutes before
friendly international at the Hasley Craw- the final whistle but the goal was ruled
ford Stadium. offside. Actress MC/Host
Thanks to a brilliant cross from It was the first time since 2010 that Versatile, Vivacious,
Rosario Harriott, debutant Jamiel Hard- the Reggae Boyz were beating Trinidad
ware opened the scoring for the Jamaicans and Tobago. The Reggae Boyz will now
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Comedian, civil rights

activist Dick Gregory dies
C omedian and civil rights activist Dick
Gregory, who broke barriers in the
1960s and became one of the first African-
Americans to perform comedy at white
clubs, has died. He was 84.
He died Saturday in Washington, the
family said on social media, expressing
their enormous sadness while thanking peo-
ple for the outpouring of love and support.
Gregory recently rescheduled an event

Shape of You making history on Billboard

in Atlanta because he was hospitalized.
"The family appreciates the outpouring of
support and love, and respectfully asks for
Ed Sheeran's Shape of You has tied the record for the most time spent in the top 10 of the their privacy as they grieve during this very
difficult time," Christian Gregory said.
Billboard Hot 100 chart - 32 weeks. The song equals the top 10 run of How Do I Live by "More details will be released over the next
LeAnn Rimes. Shape also passes Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk!, featuring Bruno Mars, few days."
for the most weeks in the top 10 for a song by a solo male. The song is currently number Gregory satirized segregation and
nine on the Billboard hot 100 chart. racial injustice in his acts, and was arrested

Jamaican reggae acts maintain

Richard Dick Claxton Gregory
several times in the 1960s for joining civil October 12, 1932 - August 19, 2017
rights rallies.

key spots on Billboard chart

Fellow civil rights activist Rev. Jesse mayor of Chicago in 1967.
Jackson paid tribute to Gregory. "He taught In a message to fans posted on his In-
us how to laugh. He taught us how to fight. stagram account after he rescheduled the
He taught us how to live," he tweeted. event in Atlanta, Gregory talked about the
Damian Jr. Gong Marley, Sizzla and Chronixx maintain key positions on the Bill- "Dick Gregory was committed to justice. I political climate in the US. "I've so much to
board Reggae Albums Chart. Stony Hill by Marley which peaked in the top spot miss him already." say and can't wait to get out of here and say
Gregory was also a health and spiritual it," he wrote Wednesday. "We have so
has now dropped to number 2. I'm Yours by Sizzla and Chronology from Chronixx
advocate, a motivational speaker and an au- much work still to be done, the ugly reality
occupy the third and fourth spots respectively.
thor. He used his comedy to attack racism, on the news this weekend proves just that."
had movie appearances and even ran for

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donating items and cash to support the effort.

Councilman Andy King hands bags to children at the School Supplies Giveback Festival
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month later. And speaking of honesty: one of
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guests is sticker shock because they didnt
1. Youre a Good Listener know how much something would cost. If you
Finding success as a hair stylist means listen- suggest an add-on or elevated service while
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but the most significant act of listening youll in the world cant make up for a bad haircut.
undertake as a stylist is during the initial con- Being a good stylist means committedly learn-
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Dont let the rehashing of their latest work- and staying hungry for more education and
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Convicted of Illegally HACKENSACK, NJ: But Dennis and Johnson,
Distributing Opioids echnically, there was jus- while not gunning for the girls,

from Pill Mills

tice in a Hackensack NJ were there to shoot. Johnson

courtroom Friday. Jeavonte was 20, attending community
CAMDEA: Dennis was sentenced to 45 college. Dennis was 17, a drug
Medford, New Jersey, pharmacist was years in prison and Nyje John- dealer and alleged member of
convicted today for his role in illegally son to 22 years for the gang-re- the Paterson gang known as 230
distributing and dispensing oxycodone from lated murder of Nazerah Bugg its named after a liquor store.
two pharmacies located in Medford, Acting and the wounding of Nylijah The two, along with three other
U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick an- Albert. men, came to that fateful corner
nounced last week. The men will spend in a black BMW looking for re-
Michael Ludwikowski, 45, the owner of decades in prison. But for the venge for a gang-related shoot-
Olde Medford Pharmacy and Medford Fam- families of the victims, that ing that happened earlier that
ily Pharmacy, was convicted of six counts in does not change an irreversible day.
an indictment charging him with illegally
outcome. Whether they came to the
distributing and dispensing oxycodone, a
One girl was murdered, the Jeavonte Dennis (2nd l) was sentenced to 45 years in prison and corner intending to kill Bugg,
Schedule II controlled substance, and main-
taining a drug-involved premises. He was other injured, because they Nyje Johnson (4th l) to 22 years for the gang-related murder they came with guns. Someone
convicted following a five-week trial before were in the wrong place at the of Nazerah Bugg and the wounding of Nylijah Albert. was bound to die.
U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in wrong time. We cannot find comfort in
petty thugs with pistols and North Main and Clinton streets,
Camden federal court. The jury deliberated And that sums up the prob- the sentences handed down by
gang allegiances determine who where they were shot, should
for three days before returning the guilty ver- lem in Paterson, where the Judge James J. Guida. The two
lives and who dies. It was not have belonged to them. The
dict. shootings occurred on Sept. 20, mens sentences will run con-
Bugg and Albert who were in girls were doing nothing to pro-
The trial follows the guilty plea of co- 2014, and in other cities where currently.
defendant David M. Goldfield, also a phar- the wrong place. The corner of voke acts of violence.
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1.Weigh Their Past

Factually, odds are highest that your
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boundaries in other relationships. In through stresses. Are you okay with everyone with a history of infidelity,
study after study, past behavior is a partner whose default is soothing no matter what might indicate it
your crystal ball; its the single best themselves in anothers arms? wouldnt recur. Living with constant
predictor of how any of us will be- fear is contrary to loving yourself, and
have, given similar circumstances. 4. Explore Their Insight besides, most people have never
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person who cheated last month and havior, or do they pawn it off on their
says it wont happen again might be exs failings?
telling the truth. But the person who Its a safer bet for you if your
had an affair once, ten years ago, and would-be mate takes it all on the
never did it again, is far safer. chin: my fault, my responsibility, and
Timing also matters in the con- my choices led to this. Remember the
text of their former relationship. saying, the first step to change is
Most people, including people who knowing you have a problem? Own-
have had an affair, arent willful phi- ership is key. If your date defends,
landerers. But a statistically small excuses, and finds just cause for their
group sees getting some strange past infidelity, prepare for more.
as that is as their right. If theyve
cheated early in the passionate love 5. Consider Yourself
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in the honeymoon phase of mar- said, Even if you gave me all the
riagethats a red flag youre with data on best-cases, I would never
one of them. again date someone who cheated. A
partner was unfaithful to me, and I
3. Examine Their Habits would always be waiting for the
Was their cheating a one-night, one- other shoe to drop. Or, I trusted
time thing, or something they turned someone with a past, and they
to often? Repeated acts are likelier to cheated on me too.
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Coronary Artery Risk Development in
in young adults with normal kidney func-
tion may not translate into a clinically
meaningful difference and may be insuffi-
pears in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Young Adults (CARDIA) study, which con- cient to inform decision-making concerning
Journal of the American Society of tained re- peated assessments of marijuana use; however, it is possible that
Nephrology (CJASN). mari- juana use and kidney out- the association between marijuana use and
Because marijuana is becoming comes. kidney function could be different in other
increasingly accepted in the United The team found that at populations such as older adults or patients
States, there is a critical need for studies the start of the study, individu- with kidney disease, so additional research
examining its risks and benefits. Re- als with higher is needed," said Dr. Ishida.
garding kidney health, animal studies marijuana use had In a recent study of healthy young
suggest that marijuana might affect kid- lower kidney function. adults, marijuana use was not associated
ney function, but data in humans are lim- Upon follow-up, with change in kidney function over time or
ited. however, marijuana use was the appearance of albumin in the urine,
In the first study of its kind, Julie not associated with change in which is a sign of kidney damage. Addi-
Ishida, MD, MAS (University of Califor- k i d n e y function over time or the ap- tional studies are needed to assess the ef-
nia, San Francisco and San Francisco VA pearance of albumin in the urine, which is fects of marijuana in older adults and
Medical Center) and her colleagues exam- a sign of kidney damage. patients with kidney disease.
ined the potential links between marijuana "Results from our observational study Source: American Society of Nephrology.

BP Adams invites talk on

Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis NUTRICARE
rooklyn Borough President By GLORIA BENT, MS, RD, CDN

Good eating habits!

Eric L. Adams recently ex- Nutritionist
tended an invitation to all New
Questions & Comments:
Yorkers, especially medical industry
professionals and his health-con-
scious neighbors, to attend a public
conversation he is hosting with in-
fluential physician Michael Greger,
MD, the New York Times best-sell- Courtesy of 3. Keep track of what you eat. When you
ing author of How Not to Die. The American Heart Association keep track of what you eat, you're more likely
Borough President Adams has
to meet your food goals. Studies show that
credited his book, which focuses on
the role of diet in preventing, stop- 1. Keep portions smaller than your fist. Its keeping a food log or diary helps people lose
ping, and reversing chronic disease, Eric L. Adams easy to overeat when you have too much food weight and keep it off.
as a catalyst in successfully turning Brooklyn Borough President on your plate. Smaller portions help prevent 4. Make trade-offs to reduce how much
around his Type 2 diabetes diagno- overeating. Overeating can make health prob- sodium, saturate and trans fat and sugar
sis last year. that frankly helped save my life, lems worse, especially if you have diabetes. you eat. Foods high in fat and sugar are often
He will present the talk in the said Borough President Adams. One way to control overeating is to reduce por- high in calories, too. But that doesn't mean you
Courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Nutrition education is nowhere
Hall on Friday, September 8th at near prioritized enough in our doc-
tion sizes when you eat. have to give up your favorite foods. Learn to
6:00 PM in partnership with the tors offices, hospitals, and schools, For most foods, a reasonable portion is make trade-offs instead. If you want to indulge
Coalition for Healthy School Food, leaving people without a vitally im- to 1 cup about the size of a womans fist. in your favorite dessert, enjoy a smaller portion
a nonprofit organization he is work- portant tool in their battles against Even if your fist is larger than that, it is still a and eat a lower-calorie meal.
ing with to help introduce and pro- chronic diseases. I have recom- handy measuring tool that goes everywhere
mote plant-based nutrition in the mended Dr. Gregers book to every- you go. Just keep your portions smaller than 5. Enjoy more physical activity. As you al-
boroughs school cafeterias. one I have met in the last year, and
your fist. ready know, regular physical activity is impor-
Borough President Adams I am thrilled that he can share his
highlighted the impact that Dr. knowledge in person to our bor- The two most common exceptions are: tant for keeping your heart healthy. Increasing
Gregers work has had on his life, ough. It is my mission to show my Lean meat, chicken and fish. For these foods, physical activity may help you lose weight and
and what he believes his message fellow Brooklynites that food can keep portions the size of a deck of cards (about strengthen your heart at the same time. If you
on preventive health care can help be our medicine. half the size of your fist) and trim all visible feel you need extra support to lose weight, look
all Brooklynites. The good news is that we fats before cooking. for a weight-loss program that's been proven
This is an incredible opportu- have tremendous power over our Plain vegetables, including salads without safe and successful.
nity for the residents of our region health destiny and longevity, said
Dr. Greger.
dressing. You can have as much as you want Look for a program that:
to hear from one of the leading
voices in clinical nutrition, a voice because these foods are nutritious, filling and Stresses a healthy eating plan (low in saturated
low in calories. fat, trans fat, added sugar and sodium, with
plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean
2. Control your hunger with filling foods poultry, meat and fish, and fat-free or low-fat
that are low in calories. Foods such as lower- dairy).
sodium soup, salad, fruits and vegetables can Includes daily physical activity.
help fill you up without adding a lot of calories. Gives you personal support from a group,
These foods will satisfy hunger and help you buddy or dietitian.
lose weight. Does not deprive you of the foods you enjoy.
Research shows that people feel less hun- Has a system to help you keep track of what
gry when they eat a certain volume (amount) you eat and drink.
of food. High-fiber foods, such as fruits and Recommends a gradual weight loss of 1 to 2
vegetables, can provide a feeling of fullness pounds per week until a healthy weight is
and also digest slowly. That helps you feel sat- reached.
isfied longer so you eat less.

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