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Addiction: the Stranger in the Family

by Sil Lai Abrams

This Saturday, I learned via a six-word text message that legendary singer Whitney Houston had died. Staring at the glowing screen… Read More

HIV/AIDS: Killing More Sisters Than Cancer

HIV/AIDS: Killing More Sisters Than Cancer

by Luvvie Ajayi

HIV/AIDS is killing Black women, and there’s no softer way to put it. The disease is the leading cause of death of Black women… Read More

Changing the (Dis)Course of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

Changing the (Dis)Course of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

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Have you ever heard the saying, ‘When you point your finger at someone, there are three fingers pointing back at you’?… Read More

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[WATCH!] We Are 'Greater Than AIDS'

February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Though Blacks make up only 13 percent of the population, we account for nearly… Read More

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Teeth Cleaning Does the Heart Good A trip to the dentist can give you one more thing to smile about: Data presented at the… Read More

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As a part of their “Marry Bacon” campaign, Jack in the Box is… Read More

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After watching our FLOTUS kick Ellen Degeneres' behind in a push-up duel on Ellen's talk… Read More

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There will be no shortage of celebration for Don Cornelius. The creator and long time host of the “hippest trip in America"… Read More

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Susan G. Komen Cuts Funding To Planned Parenthood

by #teamEBONY

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is known for being one of the nation’s leading groups to raise money for women with  Read More

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Overweight Doctors Less Likely To Diagnose Weight Loss

by #teamEBONY

In a survey published in the Obesity Journal, researchers from John Hopkins University found that obese doctors… Read More

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