This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 9 CHATHAM, Va. - The land came first, 5,557 acres of forest purchased two years after the Revolutionary War by a Virginia slaveholder and future congressman. The mansion came next - a symbol of fortune and power built by enslaved workers, who spent seven years assembling the stately home brick by brick until it was finally finished in 1825. "It's been occupied by a Walter Coles and his wife ever since then," says the latest Walter Coles - the fifth of that name - as he sits in the same parlor his father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather all sat in before him, recounting the history of Coles Hill as his predecessors look down from portraits on all four walls. Coles, 84, is one of countless Americans who still benefit from the wealth accumulated by America's 18th- and 19th-century slaveholders. And his … [Read more...] about Their wealth was built on slavery. Now a new fortune lies underground.
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(BPT) - Patient registries are a way for researchers to collect data outside of clinical trials to increase understanding of the natural history of a particular condition. The data are used to study outcomes, monitor best practices within the framework of the standard of care, and accelerate the development of new treatment options. Classic CAH is a rare, genetic condition with multiple hormone abnormalities and complex symptoms affecting many organs, including the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis or balance in response to stress. The real-world data found in patient registries are especially important for rare conditions such as classic CAH where such data is limited. The CAHtalog™ ( C ongenital A drenal H yperplasia: Patien t and Clinic al O utcomes in Real-World Practice Settin g s) Registry aims to support patient-centered research, by creating a database for use in research to enhance the scientific community’s foundational knowledge of classic CAH, and … [Read more...] about How People Living with Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Can Help Advance Research
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 18 It’s December and pretty much every network and streaming service seemingly has a show aimed at spreading holiday cheer. For those looking to skip re-runs of Christmases past, there’s a bounty of fresh shows and specials targeted to traditionalists, romantics and family friendly entertainment. For those hungry for more, or just plain hungry, this guide has you covered on some of the notable musicals, romcoms, animated and cooking shows airing and streaming throughout the holiday season. All times are Eastern Standard Time. ______ ALREADY AVAILABLE “ Santa Camp,” HBO Max. This documentary follows the non-profit New England Santa Society, made up of more than 100 professional Christmas performers, who decide to tackle the lack of diversity among Santa stand-ins at their annual summer camp … [Read more...] about Holiday TV: New musicals, romcoms, specials arrive in flurry
As Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson stepped to the podium on Thursday, he quickly made one thing clear: he wasn't going to address the giant elephant in the room. Watson is set to return from an 11-game suspension for violating the NFL 's personal conduct policy—a punishment that stemmed from lawsuits from more than two dozen women alleging sexual misconduct—in Houston on Sunday against his old team. The former Texans star made an opening statement to the media on Thursday, during which he said, "I understand that you guys have a lot of questions, but with my legal team and political team, there's only football questions that I can really address at this time." Despite Watson's insistence to keep the focus on the football field, questions still came in related to the more serious matters at hand. A total of 26 women filed lawsuits against Watson for alleged incidents that occurred during his time in Houston, with the latest coming to light in October . … [Read more...] about What Deshaun Watson said—and didn’t say—before game against Texans