When Doctors Slam the Doors on the Newly Insured…

When Doctors Slam the Doors on the Newly Insured…

by Danielle Kimberly

“I’m sorry, we are no longer accepting that kind of insurance. I apologize for the confusion; Dr. [insert name] is only… Read More

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3 Holistic 'Cures' for Spring Allergies

by Kristin Braswell

Spring hath sprung! The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and you’re suddenly sneezing…a lot. For some people… Read More

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Black Construction Magnate Tackles Global Health Crisis

by Mame M. Kwayie

Kenneth Banks is no stranger to spearheading large-scale projects. The founder and president of the multi-million dollar Banks Contracting… Read More

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Have You Signed Up?

by Monifa Bandele

Though it is not often framed as a racial justice issue, the Affordable Care Act has the potential to greatly improve, perhaps even… Read More

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Black Women and Lupus: A Survivor's Story

by Mame M. Kwayie

In the middle of the night, while her child slept in a room nearby, Kimberly Dansby awoke on the bathroom floor, having suffered… Read More

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What You Need to Know About Scleroderma

by Dontaira Terrell

More than five years have passed since the death of my paternal grandmother. She was charismatic, comedic and warm-loving. Grandma… Read More

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5 Tips for Encouraging Loved Ones to Get Healthy

by Erika Nicole Kendall

For many of us who have evolved into more health and fitness-conscious people, we’ve found ourselves becoming that way because… Read More

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What YOU Need to Know About Emergency Contraception

by Elizabeth Dawes Gay, MPH

Romance is in the air. Flowers, chocolates, condoms, and lube are in demand, and you’ve got a hot date.  This weekend… Read More

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by Margena A. Christian

Your kitchen cupboard today can replace your medicine cabinet of yesterday, believes Lillian M. Beard, M.D., a practicing pediatrician with Children’s… Read More

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She’s Gotta Have It

by Annie Daly

She simply could not help herself. Despite being in therapy, working to understand and hopefully alter her behavior, Mary Smith* placed a very personal… Read More

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