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I have no exercise history.  The future isn't pretty either

I have no exercise history. The future isn’t pretty either

It’s spring. Jasmine is out and the days are getting longer, which means it’s time for my gym’s annual fitness challenge. Well-timed, the email – titled “10 Week Fat Loss Program” – came right after the first swimsuit announcement. I immediately signed up. Ab Flab? “It turns out that the two most tense parts of …

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Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

PETERSBURG, Va. — When the American Psychiatric Association celebrated its 175th anniversary three years ago in San Francisco, it featured photographs of two Virginia mental institutions that helped birth it — which are now the hospitals of the Eastern State and Western State. The exhibit also featured two Virginia psychiatrists who ran what were then …

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Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — When the American Psychiatric Association celebrated its 175th anniversary three years ago in San Francisco, it featured photographs of two Virginia mental institutions that helped birth it — which are now the hospitals of the Eastern and Western State. The exhibit also featured two Virginia psychiatrists who ran what were then …

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Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

Documentary explores asylum history for black patients

By MICHAEL MARTZ, Richmond Times-Dispatch PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — When the American Psychiatric Association celebrated its 175th anniversary three years ago in San Francisco, it featured photographs of two Virginia mental institutions that helped birth it — which are now the hospitals of the Eastern and Western State. The exhibit also featured two Virginia psychiatrists …

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