Randy Jackson

A New Tune

by Margena A. Christian

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, with 90 to 95 percent of these cases being type 2. Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson has partnered… Read More

Concord grapes and grape juice may contribute to a healthy lifestyle by promoting cardiovascular and cognitive health.

Good Medicine

by Margena A. Christian

Fruitricious Some great news for all you red and purple grape lovers: A new study in Nutrition Today presents evidence that… Read More

Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births

Free Birth Control = Lower Abortion Rates

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Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births… Read More

Artificial corneas may help blind see again

Artificial Cornea Implants Could Reverse Blindness

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Scientists in Washington, D.C. are in the process of developing two different types of treatments for those suffering eyesight… Read More

Female Sexual Dysfunction<br />
(Yes, It Exists)

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(Yes, It Exists)

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My mother once told me that she never liked sex.  She has always been the conservative kind: always wearing pantyhose under… Read More

GO GREEN:<br />
Juice Your Way to Good Health

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by Kristin Braswell

I have never been one to get excited over vegetables, though, as I've gotten older, I realize that they are not only an important… Read More

Black Folks and Mental Health:<br />
Why Do We Suffer in Silence?

Black Folks and Mental Health:
Why Do We Suffer in Silence?

by Nia Hamm

With the exception of African American celebrities or public figures who experience mental trauma, such as Illinois Representative… Read More

Plan B One-Step package

New York City Offers Plan B to High School Students

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In Jan. 2011, New York City launched a pilot program to dispense free prescription contraceptives, including birth control pills… Read More

The 20 Percent Club: The Silent Disease Affecting Young Brothers (Part Two)

The 20 Percent Club: The Silent Disease Affecting Young Brothers (Part Two)

by Jeff Fortson

Since my early thirties, I have regularly had prostate exams. In fact, as I noted in Read More

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The 20 Percent Club: The Silent Disease Affecting Young Brothers (Part One)

by Jeff Fortson

We all yearn to be a part of something: a fraternity, a sorority, a religious group, a professional association, a sports league… Read More

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