Dr. Aletha Maybank

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[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beat the Heat!

Originally posted in July 2013, this article contains timeless information on keeping cool during extremely hot weather.

The Truth behind ‘Truffle Butter’ and What Women  (and Men) Need to Know to be Safe nicki minaj

The truth behind ‘Truffle Butter’ referenced in Nicki Minaj song

“Truffle Butter” has been a radio and club hit since Nicki Minaj‘s The PinkPrint was…

[DOCTORS ORDERS] How to Prevent Media-Induced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

It has now been two weeks since George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in…

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Taking an Oral HIV Test in Your Home

Many of us keep condoms on hand to prevent transmitting sexually transmitted diseases and infections.…

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] The Truth About Oral Sex and Cancer

Many of us, especially teens, still believe that oral sex is less risky than ‘real…

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]Yes, Black People DO Get Sunburn

It’s almost officially summer—time to be adorned in your flyest shades, you stroll through street…

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Understanding Plan B

There has been a great deal of conversation as of late about the "morning after…

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Why Angelina’s Announcement Matters for Black Women

Earlier this week, many of us were surprised to learn that Angelina Jolie made the…

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[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]: The Formerly Incarcerated and the Struggle to be Healthy

There is no system that more completely dismantles a person's and a community’s ability to…

[DOCTORS ORDERS] The Quiet Diet: Turn the Volume Down

April 24 marks International Noise Day.  It is a day that draws attention to the…