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Is Something In Your House Making You Sick?

  Getting sick is one of the most unpleasant experiences in life. It can cause us to miss work, be unable to do things around the house, and just...
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Phthalate in Mac and Cheese…Another Reason t...

A recent independent study conducted by the Coalition for Safer Food Processing and Packaging on 40 different brands indicated that phthalate in mac a...
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Is Hiring a Personal Trainer the Answer to Your We...

If it seems no matter how hard you try to lose weight, you just can’t seem to make friends with your bathroom scale, you’re not alone. Man...
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Health Alert: Startling Rise in Syphilis; CDC Blam...

Diseases once thought to be virtually eliminate or at least under control have reared their ugly heads. Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are making a...
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Why Black Women (Especially) Need to Avoid Paraben...

I know how it is. You’re at the drug store, and you need to pick up some lipstick, lotion, and conditioning cream for your hair. You’re on...
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How Black Women Can Protect Themselves from STD...

When you are sexually active you do not often think about all the bad things that can happen. There are a lot of health risks that can be involved whe...
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New Study for Women With Heavy Periods

  The folks at My Fibroid Study reached out to me to get the word out about a study for women like me who suffer from heavy periods due to uterin...
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No More Excuses! Last Day to Get 40% Yoga Download...

Yoga can literally change your life. It can lower your blood pressure and your body weight…the world’s most perfect exercise. I’ve s...
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Study: Junk Food Not Only Cause of Obesity

Despite the knowledge of how damaging obesity is to the body, the rates continue to rise. And it’s not just us fat Americans, it’s quickly...
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Super Kids: Interracial Couples Make Taller, Smart...

This news might upset some crazy racial supremacists out there, and we’re so #notsorry about that. That whole notion that “If God wanted u...
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Can You Eat Your Way to Beauty? In a Word…YE...

People often comment on my clear, glowing skin and youthful appearance. Much of the reason why my skin looks the way it does is because of what I eat....
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Ferguson, MO Reminds Parents With Black Autistic Y...

In light of the recent events surrounding the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri I again have to face one of my worst nightmares. Although m...
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New Study Says Exercise Help Black Women Fight Bre...

As if we needed another reason to get up off the couch and move, a new study reveals that seven or more hours of vigorous exercise per week reduces br...
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The Breast Cancer Diagnosis of a Loved One

My mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. We’ve subsequently learned that her type of cancer is “triple negative,” which can be aggre...
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