6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

by Kellee Terrell

It’s no secret that African-Americans aren’t treated as well as we should be when we go the doctor. Mounds of trusted and well-respected… Read More

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

by #teamEBONY

A family history of heart disease scared Meliah Bowers Jefferson into adopting a strict diet and exercise journey at 25. But despite her positive… Read More

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

Losing weight and eating healthier are some pretty dope resolutions to take on in 2016. But where does strengthening your mental and emotional health… Read More

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

It’s that the time of year to exchange gifts, eat lots of sweet potato pie (your granny’s or Patty’s) and jot down your resolutions… Read More

Editors' Holiday Shopping Guide: Outdoor and Sporting Fun

Editors' Holiday Shopping Guide: Outdoor and Sporting Fun

by Madison J. Gray

Check your calendar. We're counting down the final days of the X-Mas season and it's way past the cut-off for determining who has been… Read More

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

by Dr. Renee Matthews

What are food deserts and why do they exist? Is it because the foods are deserting the neighborhoods? That is exactly what is happening in… Read More

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

by Tiffany Walden

Daniel Robinson knew it was only a matter of time before he was diagnosed with something. With a 72-year-old father who suffers from hypertension… Read More

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

by Shantell E. Jamison

According to a study conducted by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, children saw substantially more television advertising for unhealthy… Read More

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

by Terrence Chappell

Last month, a new study conducted by the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco found that 100% of study participants taking the HIV prevention… Read More

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