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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: 6 Ways to Cut the Toxins in Your Life

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

Detoxing is big business these days, but most of the pills and potions on the market will do little to remove the most toxic substances from your body, explain Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith. Together, the two...

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Big Weight Loss From Little Diet Shifts

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

When it comes to weight gain, extra pounds tend to sneak up on us until one day we are suddenly unable to button our favorite jeans. New research suggests that paying attention to that gradual weight gain by...

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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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Fierce Fridays: Get Healthier With a Gratitude Attitude

by on Apr 10, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays | 0 comments

“We think we have to do something to be grateful or something has to be done...

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Natural Extract May Prevent Breast Cancer Common in Black Women

by on Apr 6, 2015 in Health, Health News | 0 comments

New research shows that an extract produced from rosehips may have the power...

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Spring Into Good Health

by on Apr 6, 2015 in Health, Health News, News | 0 comments

April not only brings us the first bright, sunny days of spring, this is also...

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‘Yellow Fever’ & the Globalization of Colorism

by on Apr 4, 2015 in Family, Fierce TV, Health, Parenting, Ties | 0 comments

Ng’endo Mukii says she grew up in Kenya with an “almost schizophrenic...

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Fierce Fridays: 6 Nutrition Super Stars to Add to Your Pantry

by on Apr 3, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays, Health, Taste | 0 comments

If you’ve got time for a short trip to the grocery store this weekend, prepare...

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Surgeon Shares Cancer Battle in Ken Burns Film

by on Mar 30, 2015 in Feature, Health, News, Top Feature | 1 comment

From the age of seven, Lori Wilson knew that she wanted to be a surgeon. While...

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Black Moms Key to Daughter’s Positive Body Image

by on Mar 30, 2015 in Family, Health, Health News, Parenting, Ties | 0 comments

Do you proudly strut the curves you share with your mom and possibly your...

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