[DOCTOR'S ORDERS]<br />
Yes, Black People DO Get Sunburn

[DOCTOR'S ORDERS]
Yes, Black People DO Get Sunburn

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

It’s almost officially summer—time to be adorned in your flyest shades, you stroll through street fairs, picnic in the… Read More

[ESSAY] ‘My Struggle with Bulimia Started at 9’<br />

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by Latria Graham

At nine, when my eating disorder started, I didn’t know what to call it.  I knew the moment I’d stuck my fingers down my throat that… Read More

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]<br />
Understanding Plan B

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]
Understanding Plan B

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

There has been a great deal of conversation as of late about the "morning after pill,"  AKA Plan B, and access to… Read More

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Nigerian Healthcare Steps Up

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Nigerian Healthcare Steps Up

by Bolanle Omisore

Jumoke Akinrodoye came to the United States last year from Nigeria specifically to give birth. It wasn’t to secure citizenship… Read More

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]<br />
Why Angelina’s Announcement Matters for Black Women

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Why Angelina’s Announcement Matters for Black Women

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

Earlier this week, many of us were surprised to learn that Angelina Jolie made the brave choice to have a double mastectomy and then… Read More

Living with Lupus

Living with Lupus

by Margena A. Christian

Lupus is an autoimmune disease. Up to 60 percent of people who have it, including Nick Cannon, are diagnosed with lupus nephritis, a kidney inflammation… Read More

[DOCTOR'S ORDERS]: The Formerly Incarcerated and the Struggle to be Healthy

[DOCTOR'S ORDERS]: The Formerly Incarcerated and the Struggle to be Healthy

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

There is no system that more completely dismantles a person's and a community’s ability to be healthy than the prison system in the United… Read More

Slam Dunk: Lisa Leslie Teams with Allegra to Beat Allergies and Encourage Fitness<br />

Slam Dunk: Lisa Leslie Teams with Allegra to Beat Allergies and Encourage Fitness

by Syreeta Martin

Allegra recently made a slam dunk when the company teamed with NBA legend, model and mom Lisa Leslie to create the Allegra Outdoor… Read More

Settle down: no 'sex superbug' in the US, despite reports

No Sex Superbug in America...Yet

by #teamEBONY

Reports of a new “sex superbug” threatening the U.S. aren’t true, public health officials say, even as they reiterate… Read More

Cancer is Crazy:<br />
Journals in the Raw, Part 1

Cancer is Crazy:
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by Penny Dickerson

“Ms. Merdis Dickerson is a 43-year-old African American female who began experiencing abdominal pain in the spring of 2006… Read More

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