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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.

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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Cool, Calm and Healthy: Beating the Negative Impact of Stress  

by on Jun 29, 2015 in Blogs, Health, Health News | 0 comments

  Two new studies show that learning to manage stressful situations is an important part of living a long and healthy life. The trick is not to attempt the impossible — creating a stress-free existence — but...

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5 Hurdles for Obamacare to Clear

by on Jun 28, 2015 in Health, Health News, News | 0 comments

In its first five years, the Affordable Care Act has survived technical meltdowns, a presidential election, two Supreme Court challenges — including one resolved Thursday — and dozens of repeal efforts in...

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Fierce Fridays: Super-Indulgent, Healthy Summer Treats

by on Jun 26, 2015 in Fierce Fridays, Taste | 0 comments

What better way to spend a hot summer weekend afternoon than indulging in a...

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Health Advocates Praise Supreme Court Vote for Obamacare

by on Jun 25, 2015 in Health, Health News, News, Top Feature | 0 comments

Health-care advocates are hailing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold...

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Health News: Black Girls & Breast Cancer; Keeping Weight Off

by on Jun 22, 2015 in Health, Health News, Parenting | 0 comments

A new study shows yet another reason to fight the high rates of childhood...

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A Father’s Day Letter to My Sisters

by on Jun 19, 2015 in Family, Fierce Voices, Parenting, Relationships, Ties, Top Feature | 0 comments

As Father’s Day approaches, so many of us are dealing with the fact that we...

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Fierce Fridays: The Super Fierce, Stir-Your-Soul Playlist!

by on Jun 19, 2015 in Blogs, Fierce Fridays, Joy! | 0 comments

  Since you love our playlists and June is Black Music Month, we thought...

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Is He Sexist? His Smile May Hold the Answer

by on Jun 14, 2015 in Health News, Relationships, Ties | 0 comments

  The secret to a man’s attitude about women may lie in his smile,...

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Fierce Fridays: 10 Books for Your Summer Reading List

by on Jun 12, 2015 in Blogs, Family, Fierce Fridays, Glow, Ties | 0 comments

There’s no better way to pass a lovely summer day than enjoying a great read,...

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Black Women & Infertility: Suffering in Silence

by on Jun 8, 2015 in Blogs, Family, Friendships, Health, Health News, Relationships, Ties | 0 comments

Infertility can be heartbreaking and difficult for women from any culture....

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