[DOCTORS ORDERS] The Quiet Diet: Turn the Volume Down

[DOCTORS ORDERS] The Quiet Diet: Turn the Volume Down

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

April 24 marks International Noise Day.  It is a day that draws attention to the hazards of “noisy” environments.  Common noisemakers… Read More

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beware of Racial Bias in Pediatric Care

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beware of Racial Bias in Pediatric Care

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed to… Read More

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

by Melissa Johnson

Hypertension. High cholesterol. Diabetes. These medical conditions plague our people in record numbers—in fact, they are so common, we tend… Read More

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches<br />

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches

by France François

Weak and exhausted, each time she lifted her head from the pillow, Andrene Taylor left behind a large patch of hair. After quietly… Read More

The Mind-Body Disconnect

The Mind-Body Disconnect

by Jo Nubian

Many of the people in my circle are holding tight to their 2013 New Year's resolutions---especially those… Read More

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10 Things Black Women Need to Know About Heart Disease

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10 Things Black Women Need to Know About Heart Disease

by #teamEBONY

Friday, Feb. 1, is National Wear Red Day.  It’s a day to shine a spotlight on heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women… Read More

Star Jones

The Heart of the Matter
RAISING AWARENESS

by Margena A. Christian

Star Jones is noted for being an outspoken attorney, author and TV personality, but it wasn’t until she was diagnosed with heart disease and… Read More

Fighting Cancer One Woman at a Time<br />

Fighting Cancer One Woman at a Time

by Linda Wright Moore

They are two women from very different worlds, nurses who have succeeded despite discrimination, dislocation and other challenges… Read More

Dip into Some Folk Medicine With a Sip of Fire Cider

Dip into Some Folk Medicine With a Sip of Fire Cider

by Tara Hitner

A witches’ brew was a stew in Grandma’s kitchen, once upon a time. Macbeth comes to mind: “Double, double… Read More

Rev Run

Rev. Run Speaks on Health, Wealth and Knowledge of Self

by Kelley L. Carter

When Rev. Run speaks (or tweets or emails or writes), we listen. The front man of one of the most iconic hip-hop groups… Read More

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