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Breast Cancer & Black Women: Survivors Need Survivors

by Khadijah Carter

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports… Read More

Black Women on the Art & Act of Surviving Breast Cancer [PHOTOS]

Black Women on the Art & Act of Surviving Breast Cancer [PHOTOS]

Join EBONY.com in saluting these brave, inspiring and strong women! Read on for their personal words of wisdom: Maimah Karmo, … Read More

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by Eeshé White

Spa Week founder Cheryl Reid was certainly onto something 10 years ago when she concocted a recipe for jaded New Yorkers to settle… Read More

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To Be 28, Beautiful and... "You Have Breast Cancer"

by Khadijah Carter

One of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou is: “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it… Read More

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NFL’s McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Disease [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY

Devin and Jason McCourty, twin brothers and NFL star defensive backs, are tackling an important health issue off the field—sickle… Read More

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What Chief Keef Can Teach Us About Substance Abuse and Trauma in Youth

by Cendrine Robinson

Chicago rapper Chief Keef’s song Hate… Read More

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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

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How to Tap into Your Power

by Julia A. Wilson

As I watched three black mothers from different parts of the country – Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin… Read More

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Why You Need Fats in Your Diet

by Erika Nicole Kendall

For decades, we've been told to eat “balanced meals” in order to be healthy. But balanced how? The latest… Read More

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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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