Blacks With Certain Gene Twice as Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

Blacks With Certain Gene Twice as Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

by The Grio

African-Americans with a particular gene are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease in old age as those without it… Read More

[GET LIFE] Genetically Modified Foods: What’s the Big Deal?

[GET LIFE] Genetically Modified Foods: What’s the Big Deal?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

When you think of your vegetables, you think “fountain of nourishment,” “best way to grow long, healthy hair.” You might even… Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] 5 Steps to Spiritual Tolerance

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] 5 Steps to Spiritual Tolerance

by Brooke Obie

Nothing can stir emotions more quickly than a conversation about religion.  By design, one's religious beliefs speak to the very nature of… Read More

Breastfeeding is good for you, study says.

Breastfeeding Can Reduce Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease

by #teamEBONY

Women still confused by the breast milk vs. formula debate may… Read More

7 Ways to Let Salt Go

7 Ways to Let Salt Go

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

We've all been at the dining table and had someone ask us to “pass the salt.” Then someone else chimes in to say, “You know… Read More

[FOOD JUSTICE] End the Corporate Exploitation of ‘Food Deserts’<br />

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by Tanya Fields

If you have been following the conversation around the lack of fresh foods available in certain districts across the country, then… Read More

[GET LIFE] This Is Your Brain on Sugar

[GET LIFE] This Is Your Brain on Sugar

by Erika Nicole Kendall

If I had to define one nutritional foe that processed food has made virtually inescapable, I could do it without so much as blinking:… Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Kierra ‘Kiki’ Sheard Sheds Pounds to Get Her Spiritual Weight Up

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Kierra ‘Kiki’ Sheard Sheds Pounds to Get Her Spiritual Weight Up

by Brooke Obie

There is something extraordinarily powerful about hearing a child declare with complete conviction, “If God says, ‘Go,’… Read More

[ENOUGH]<br />
Mental Health Disparities Endanger Chicago’s Youth

[ENOUGH]
Mental Health Disparities Endanger Chicago’s Youth

by Rod McCullom

In the first 12 weeks of 2013, there have been 57  Read More

Christianity’s African Roots

Christianity’s African Roots

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

This Easter, over two billion Christians around the world will celebrate "the Resurrection of Christ," and a large percentage… Read More

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