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Spring Into Good Health

Spring is 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.

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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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Single Motherhood Increases Health Risks

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

  Raising children on your own, at any time before age 50, increases your chances of poor health or disability later in life, according to a research team from the Harvard University. The new study evaluated...

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Fierce Fridays: 10 Fun Things to Do Just Because It’s Spring

by on May 14, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays | 0 comments

What’s so special about this time of year? The weather is just right for being outdoors — bright and sunny, but not yet humid or hot. Tender new buds cropping up on trees and in flower beds are also bound to make...

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Beautiful Hair at Any Age: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s & Beyond!

by on May 12, 2015 in Glow, Health, Top Feature | 0 comments

Let’s get this part out of the way. The majority of all the hair follicles you...

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African Diet Cuts Colon Cancer Risk in African Americans

by on May 10, 2015 in Health, Health News | 0 comments

Eating a diet similar to traditional South African cuisine may dramatically...

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Fierce Fridays: 8 Ways to Save on Your Summer Getaway

by on May 8, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays, Travel | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again; you’re ready to pack your bags and hit the road...

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Mo’Nique on ‘Blackbird,’ Staying Fit and the Rift

by on May 5, 2015 in Taking Care of Business, Top Feature, Transformations | 0 comments

If you haven’t seen Oscar winner Mo’Nique’s new indy film Blackbird, you...

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Rainbow Avocado Salad with Lemon Buttermilk Dressing

by on May 5, 2015 in Health, Taste | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. Bathing suit season is almost here, your summer...

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Marriage Discrimination Limits Wealth for Black Women and Children

by on May 4, 2015 in Family, Health, Health News, Relationships, Ties | 5 comments

Many studies have found that a long and happy marriage contributes to a long...

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Fierce Fridays: Try a New Workout for Spring

by on May 1, 2015 in Fierce Fridays | 0 comments

Whether you love to work out or struggle to get in a couple of exercise...

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Sugary Drinks Raise Your Risk of Heart Disease

by on Apr 26, 2015 in Health, Health News, Taste | 0 comments

  Now you have another, important reason to swear off the 200-plus empty...

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