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National Minority Health Month

Spring Into Good Health

April brings us the sunny days of spring and National Minority Health Month. It’s the perfect time to think about how well you are taking care of yourself. Whether you are happily single, a mom, a partner, a wife or caregiver, remember that you can’t support your loved ones if you are not feeling your best. Click here for simple steps to try this month.

Empire’s Bipolar Family Values

Cookie’s Epic 'Tiger Mom' Fail

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) stands by her sons, no matter what. But how did her fierce parenting instincts fare in her reaction to therapists as they explained that her eldest son, Andre (actor Trai Byers), had bipolar disorder and needed treatment. Click here to find out and learn what this means for African Americans.

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B. Smith Pushes Brain Research

Only 2 percent of African Americans are in clinical trials for Alzheimer's despite being twice as likely as whites to develop the disease. B. Smith, who has early-onset Alzheimer's, and her husband, Dan Gasby, are working with the Brain Health Registry to change that.

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Fierce Fridays: For Handy Herbs, Grow Your Own!

by on Apr 24, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays, Taste | 0 comments

Herbs are easy to grow and as good for you as they taste. This weekend is a perfect time to start an herb garden. You can keep herbs handy in a planter on a windowsill or deck. If you have the space, herbs make...

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New Rules for Wellness Programs at Work

by on Apr 22, 2015 in Careers, Fitness, Fortune, Health | 0 comments

Business groups praised a proposed new rule from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission clarifying how employers can construct wellness programs, but consumers advocates said the new policy could harm...

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Researchers Find New Clues in Treating Black Women With Cancer

by on Apr 20, 2015 in Health, Health News | 0 comments

There’s a silver lining in new cancer research on how black women’s...

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Unsafe Sons: An Analysis of Young Black Males & Police Killings

by , on Apr 19, 2015 in Family, News, Parenting, Ties, Top Feature | 0 comments

Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot...

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by on Apr 18, 2015 in Family, Health, Health News, Parenting, Ties | 0 comments

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by on Apr 17, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays, Top Feature | 0 comments

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by on Apr 16, 2015 in Health, News | 0 comments

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by on Apr 14, 2015 in Digitally Fierce, Health | 0 comments

In his new book, “The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of...

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by on Apr 13, 2015 in Health, Health News, Spirit, Taste, Top Feature | 0 comments

When it comes to weight gain, extra pounds tend to sneak up on us until one...

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‘Yours Naturally’ — A Conversation and Exhibit Celebrating Black Women’s Hair

by on Apr 13, 2015 in Glow, Health, Joy! | 0 comments

Jonelle Henry decided to go natural after a stylist insisted that a relaxer...

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