black health

Jackson Family Dispels Rumors Mother Katherine Suffered “Devastating” Stroke

Jackson Family Dispels Rumors Mother Katherine Suffered “Devastating” Stroke

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 19, 2018

A rep for the Jackson family is addressing a recent report claiming Katherine Jackson suffered a “sudden and devastating” stroke last weekend. RadarOnline posted... Read More

National Kidney Month: What the American Kidney Fund Has Planned

National Kidney Month: What the American Kidney Fund Has Planned

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 01, 2018

March is National Kidney Month, and the American Kidney Fund (AFK) has announced plans to highlight women and kidney disease through a variety of... Read More

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Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Health Clinics in Charlotte

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 11, 2017

Basketball legend Michael Jordan is going public with his largest philanthropic donation of $7 million to establish two medical clinics in at-risk communities in... Read More

Fitness

5 Tips to Get You Mentally Prepped to Work Out

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 28, 2017

Some of us might want that nice, toned body, but really don’t know where to start, so we roam around the gym for hours... Read More

K. Michelle Details Lupus Scare, Expecting Twins Via Surrogacy

K. Michelle Details Lupus Scare, Expecting Twins Via Surrogacy

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 15, 2017

K. Michelle is as transparent as they come, often sharing the details of her personal life with fans both on television and social media.... Read More

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

by LaShieka Hunter   Mar 09, 2017

On March 10 and 11, a movement will be taking place. Literally. Thousands of Black women and girls across the world will gather to... Read More

Uncle Charlie’s Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Uncle Charlie’s Fight Against Prostate Cancer

by LaShieka Hunter   Nov 16, 2016

In 2008, a few days after a routine physical, R&B crooner Charlie Wilson received news that changed his life forever. He had prostate cancer.... Read More

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6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

[URBAN ORGANIC]
6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

by Crystal Whaley   May 21, 2014

Is wanderlust calling you? Are you ready to fly, fly away after this harsh winter? Well, check some countries off of your bucket list, get... Read More

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22-Year-Old Overcomes Rare Brain Condition

by Mame M. Kwayie   May 09, 2014

In 2011, after three days of being unable to eat or drink, Michael Wallace, then 22, underwent an emergency CT scan. “My throat was... Read More

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Black Women and Lupus: A Survivor’s Story

by Mame M. Kwayie   Mar 10, 2014

In the middle of the night, while her child slept in a room nearby, Kimberly Dansby awoke on the bathroom floor, having suffered her third... Read More