By 2030, 42 Percent of Nation Will be Obese

By 2030, 42 Percent of Nation Will be Obese

by #teamEBONY

Fat seems to be the hot topic of discussion as recent reports and op-eds on the subject have been published all over. It all may have all stemmed… Read More

Let's Move! How Fast is it Moving Forward?

Let's Move! How Fast is it Moving Forward?

by The Root

It's been more than two years since Michelle Obama launched her Let's Move! campaign… Read More

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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

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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

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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

New Study Shows HPV Killing Men

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by #teamEBONY

A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports there's been a 225 percent uptick in the HPV-positive… 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

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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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