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

[Survivor Story]
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

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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

Lorraine Hutchinson

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Female Fire Chief Beats Breast Cancer

by Mame M. Kwayie

It’s 10:30 on a late-May morning, and Lorraine Hutchinson has pulled her car to the side of the road to talk to EBONY.com… Read More

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6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

[URBAN ORGANIC]
6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

by Crystal Whaley

Is wanderlust calling you? Are you ready to fly, fly away after this harsh winter? Well, check some countries off of your bucket list, get your… Read More

Michael Wallace

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22-Year-Old Overcomes Rare Brain Condition

by Mame M. Kwayie

In 2011, after three days of being unable to eat or drink, Michael Wallace, then 22, underwent an emergency CT scan. “My throat… Read More

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