Seau's Suicide:<br />
Another Tragic Reminder

Seau's Suicide:
Another Tragic Reminder

by Mychal Denzel Smith

Here’s how I hoped to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month: I wanted to reflect on my last major depression and write… Read More

The Mind-Heart Connection

The Mind-Heart Connection

by #teamEBONY

December 2, 2009. That’s the day that I went in for a medical test and came out with a different life. In the months before, my husband and… Read More

Take the Test

Take the Test

by #teamEBONY

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day; do you know your status? Donna Hubbard McCree, Ph.D., associate director of health equity for the Centers for… Read More

9 Habits That Lift the Soul

9 Habits That Lift the Soul

by Rev. A.R. Bernard

Over the years as I’ve taught the members of my congregation, I’ve often shared nine spiritual disciplines, habits that can reinvigorate… Read More

Dr. Dave’s Annual Exam Guide

Dr. Dave’s Annual Exam Guide

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

Your health is not just your doctor’s business, it’s yours—because you are your own best advocate. As you meander… Read More

The Obama Administration is Trying to Make You Healthy

The Obama Administration is Trying to Make You Healthy

by Brooke Obie

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared April “National Minority Health Month” and the Obama Administration… Read More

Save Time with Short Intense Workouts

Save Time with Short Intense Workouts

by Jade Alexis

Contrary to popular belief, short workouts can be effective.  Studies have shown that brief intense bursts of cardiovascular… Read More

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'Black Girls Run!' Celebrates 3 Years

by Zerlina Maxwell

Who says Black girls don’t run? Not anyone in midtown Manhattan last week, as supporters gathered to celebrate the third… Read More

[EXERCISE]<br />
What is the Core, Anyway? And Why Do I Need It?

[EXERCISE]
What is the Core, Anyway? And Why Do I Need It?

by Tahir Jetter

The "core". You've probably seen this buzz-word mentioned several times throughout various health and wellness magazines… Read More

"To Beat Prostate Cancer, I Faced the Real Killer—Fear"

"To Beat Prostate Cancer, I Faced the Real Killer—Fear"

by Black Enterprise

Cancer. The word alone is enough to strike fear. For men, the words “prostate cancer” are even more frightening. Yes… Read More

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