Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

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Business & Money

Can a Lifelong Housewife Get Social Security?

Posted November 28, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

  cashlamb: My Social Security benefits are $1000 a month. I haven’t received a check for 44 months (because I changed my address and my bank account closed). I called the Social Security Administration and they resumed my direct deposit after 10 days. I was expecting $44,000, but received a lump sum of only $26,000. Is […]

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Business & Money

Find Out How to Avoid Foreclosure

Posted December 18, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

If your name isn’t on your mortgage or deed, take these steps now — or you could face eviction First you lose your husband, then you lose your home. Talk about back-to-back blows. While there are no exact numbers, widows in their 50s and older these days are among the most vulnerable to foreclosure — […]

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Education

Education Olympics: How Does the U.S. Rank?

Posted August 15, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

The United States left the 2012 London Olympics with 104 medals in tow. But how do we stack up against the world when it comes to education? According to this infograph by Certification Map, the U.S. — which leads in gold medal count — is ranked seventh in high school graduation rates, trailing countries like Germany, […]

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Programming

Watch Vocal Point – Weighed Down: Racism, Culture, and Obesity – Watch Here!

Posted January 5, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

How discrimination, cultural messaging, marketing and food addiction impacts our ever increasing waistlines.      

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Health & Wellness

Avoiding Addiction When It’s in Your DNA

Posted December 13, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

To understand more about the link between addiction and genes, science correspondent Miles O’Brien drinks a mixture of 30 grams of pure ethanol and Diet Coke, the equivalent of three stiff drinks, and undergoes a series of tests. BY MILES O’BRIEN I grew up in a house where the booze flowed freely and I was […]

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