NFL’s McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Disease [VIDEO]<br />

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

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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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A Philadelphia-area Mom Beats the Odds of Stage 4 Breast Cancer

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A Philadelphia-area Mom Beats the Odds of Stage 4 Breast Cancer

by Mame M. Kwayie

This August, Jewel Crawford Ajibade, 52, will see her son, Daree, off to his freshman year at Temple University. With her oldest… Read More

What Black Women Should Know About Birth Control in a Post-Hobby Lobby World

What Black Women Should Know About Birth Control in a Post-Hobby Lobby World

by Alexis McGill Johnson

The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling threatens access to no copay birth control for millions of women — including the… Read More

Heart Disease: Silent and Deadly Killer for Young Black Women

Heart Disease: Silent and Deadly Killer for Young Black Women

by #teamEBONY

NBC News reports that a new study shows how susceptible young women are to heart disease and heart attacks.  Read More

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Will Black People Ever Trust Clinical Trials?

by Dr. Danielle N. Lee

Writer Evette Dionne recently penned a very personal yet important article Read More

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