The 2-Minute Checkup

The 2-Minute Checkup

by Dave Montgomery M.D., Ph.D.

Q:  I’m a victim of the country’s recent bedbug epidemic. I’ve gotten rid of my bed and had the house fumigated, but… Read More

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When Alicia Keys released her hit single, “Superwoman,” it became an anthem of sorts to every woman who bravely takes… Read More

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New Weight Loss Pill Hits Market

by #teamEBONY

Diet, exercise, and liposuction may not be the only things that can help drop weight. On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration… Read More

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HIV Test Sold at Drugstores

by #teamEBONY

It is estimated that one in five adults with HIV are not aware that they have the sexually transmitted disease.… Read More

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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER:
Get Tested Today

by Phill Wilson

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day.  It has never been easier or more important to know your HIV status. As a result of recent… Read More

Blacks Overindulge in Sugary Drinks,<br />
Marketers Celebrate

Blacks Overindulge in Sugary Drinks,
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by Michael Arceneaux

Not unlike my former self who used to sit before a priest ready to spill (some) of my guts out of guilt, a former Coca Cola executive… Read More

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Do You Have a 5-Year-Plan for Birth Control?

by Alleea Hill

We all know there are no limits to what women can accomplish. When we choose to travel the world, go back to school or become our… Read More

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He's Nuts! Black Men Better Get Serious About Prostate Cancer

by Robert Ginyard

Okay, you’re reading this article online, so I realize that I only have but so much time to grab your attention. The prostate… Read More

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