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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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[URBAN ORGANIC] 6 Plants to Detox Your House

The top three common toxins in indoor air of major concern are: benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde, which could lead to serious… 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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New Data Shows HIV Positive Blacks Less Likely to Stay in Care

by Rod McCullom

New data released last week on… Read More

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To commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day we reached out to those diagnosed… Read More

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10 Tired Myths About HIV/AIDS

by Kellee Terrell

One would think that since HIV/AIDS has been around for more than 30 years, we know the basics about this disease. Unfortunately… Read More

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Straight Black Men and HIV/AIDS: What You Should Know

by Kellee Terrell

On National Black HIV/AIDS Day, we find ourselves deep into conversations about what disproportionately… Read More

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