Alzheimer's Disease

Study Shows African-Americans Prone to Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

by Danielle Pointdujour

A study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic, published in the February issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, may show some insights into... Read More

Sticks and Stones: Dismantling Black-on-Black Verbal Violence

Sticks and Stones: Dismantling Black-on-Black Verbal Violence

by Jazz Keyes

The African-American community has deemed barbershops and beauty shops to be a haven for people of color to convene and have uninhibited dialogue about... Read More

Auntie Fee Q Worldstar

[Doctors’ Notes] Now is the Time to Fight Off Heart Disease

by Urban Housecall Doctors

We were all shocked to learn that viral video cooking star, Felicia ‘Auntie Fee’ Odell passed away suddenly over the weekend. The cause of... Read More

Stacie J.

How ‘The Apprentice’ Star Stacie J. Survived A Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm

by Erickka Sy Savané

Stacie J. is a fighter. Some of us may remember seeing her duking it out on Season 2 of NBC’s ‘The Apprentice.’ But that... Read More

JJ Smith

Smoothie Queen JJ Smith Talks Green Juice and Cents

by Karu F. Daniels

If you don’t know who JJ Smith is, you better ask somebody—perhaps one of the more than 1.2 million folks who keep up with... Read More

Parkinson's Disease

Doctors’ Notes: What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

by Urban Housecall Doctors

Last night’s Season Two premiere of Greenleaf, the breakout soap opera from OWN, confirmed our suspicions that we can expect more of the rollercoaster-like twists and... Read More

Here’s How to Start Working on That Summer Body Now

Here’s How to Start Working on That Summer Body Now

by Driadonna Roland

Summer is just three months away, and if you stuck with your new year’s resolution, chances are you’re already flexing for the ‘gram. The... Read More

Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together

Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together

by Jazz Keyes

I believed that my relationship with my mother was one that was shatterproof. That was until I feel deep and dangerously in lust with the... Read More

Retired NFL Player Lance Briggs Battling CTE

Retired NFL Player Lance Briggs Battling CTE

by Kathy Chaney

Lance Briggs, who had a 12-year career with the Bears, teamed with Sqor.com to develop the multi-episode original production “Lance Briggs|Time of My Life” to... Read More

Young Mother Encourages Blacks to ‘Be the Match’ and Donate Bone Marrow

Young Mother Encourages Blacks to ‘Be the Match’ and Donate Bone Marrow

by NINA HEMPHILL REEDER

Prior to the fall of 2016, Shaunise Robinson already had a lot on her plate. The 27-year-old was a mother to a 4-year-old toddler... Read More