Metabolism -- Not Laziness -- Reason (Some) Black Women Struggle With Weight Loss

Metabolism -- Not Laziness -- Reason (Some) Black Women Struggle With Weight Loss

by Jezebel

For years, the problem had researchers flummoxed — why, in weight loss trials that require participants to diet and exercise… Read More

What's the Big Deal About Transfats?

What's the Big Deal About Transfats?

by Chinara Tate

What if your risk of having a major stroke or heart attack could be significantly reduced without making a single change in diet… Read More

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Together We Fight

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by Alexis McGill Johnson

In early September, I had the opportunity to speak in New Orleans at the United States Conference on AIDS. I shared the story of… Read More

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Detox at Paradise Wellness Retreat in PR

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Detox at Paradise Wellness Retreat in PR

I have to admit, I’ve always been aware of the importance of detoxing. But as a busy film and television producer, it became really easy… Read More

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4 Tips for Fighting a Fat-Loss Plateau

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by Erika Nicole Kendall

More often than not, people experience Read More

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by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs

After a week of late night log-on attempts, buggy screens and extended error messages, I finally registered – again –… Read More

Sisters Network, Inc. Addresses Black Breast Cancer Crisis

Sisters Network, Inc. Addresses Black Breast Cancer Crisis

by Princess Gabbara

Every three minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 13 minutes, a woman dies from the disease, according to Read More

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by Crystal Whaley

Detox, cleanse, fast...these words are thrown around by many people who are just trying to get healthy, but what's… Read More

Cancer vaccine may miss mark for some black women, study finds

HPV Vaccine May Not be as Effective for Black Women

by The Grio

A Black female’s genetic make-up may reduce the effectiveness of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in curbing rates of… Read More

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Pam Singleton

RESILIENT BEAUTY:
Pam Singleton

A special education teacher from Lake County, Il, Pam Singleton is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, writer, poet and social… Read More

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