Health Spotlight: Forget Me Not

Health Spotlight: Forget Me Not

by Tamara E. Holmes

When Frank Self of Waxhaw, N.C., noticed that his wife, Shirley, was becoming more and more forgetful a decade ago, he didn’t think much of… Read More

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Breast Cancer & Black Women: Survivors Need Survivors

by Khadijah Carter

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports… Read More

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NYC Celebrates Spa Week!

by Eeshé White

Spa Week founder Cheryl Reid was certainly onto something 10 years ago when she concocted a recipe for jaded New Yorkers to settle… Read More

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To Be 28, Beautiful and... "You Have Breast Cancer"

by Khadijah Carter

One of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou is: “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it… Read More

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NFL’s McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Disease [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY

Devin and Jason McCourty, twin brothers and NFL star defensive backs, are tackling an important health issue off the field—sickle… Read More

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What Chief Keef Can Teach Us About Substance Abuse and Trauma in Youth

by Cendrine Robinson

Chicago rapper Chief Keef’s song Hate… Read More

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Stop the Silence: Black Women and Ovarian Cancer

by Khadijah Carter

Ovarian cancer has been called the “silent killer” because it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage— and when it has already spread… Read More

5 All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods

5 All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods

by C. Bernard Obie

So let’s be real.  The chemicals pesticides typically used to kill insects in the garden are also toxic to people and… Read More

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How to Avoid Back Pain While You Train

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Picture it: you’re in the gym, you’re working hard, you’re getting in the heavy weights, and before you know it…… Read More

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The Danger of Parental Notification of Abortion Laws

by Renee Bracey Sherman

“There was a 16-year-old girl named Gabby, and she ended up getting pregnant,” a young woman’s voice begins to… Read More

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