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The Conspiracy to Keep You Tipping the Scales: Atk...

“Hidden sugar, preservatives and highly processed white starch are what are really causing our health epidemic in the United States.” ...
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New Dissolving Female Condom Said to Prevent Pregn...

Ever since BB&W regular, Law Wanxi, wrote to me with an uncomfortable truth, that women are pretty much on their own when it comes to birth control, t...
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The Superwoman Complex: Deepak Chopra Breaks Down ...

Innate social messaging systems tell Black women that they have to overcome, challenge, beat, and win every single thing they do. And, the Superwoman ...
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Would You Give ‘Plan B’ To Your Daught...

Well, I have to admit I'm shocked at this one. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that teenagers be given prescriptions for Plan B...
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Ding Dong, the Twinkie’s Dead!! Hostess Goes...

I have a very close relative, morbidly obese, who may hold a funeral service for hostess--she'll be crushed. She eats Twinkies with the gusto of a $20...
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Just Say Hay-ell No to Butt Injections! Horrid, Ho...

Who else here thinks risking your life to meet some ridiculous beauty FAD is about as dumb as you can get? You don't see men doing this crazy crap to ...
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Trend Alert: Dancing is the Latest ‘It Thin...

According to folks that know, dance classes are the hottest trend in health and fitness....
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“Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table i...

America is getting bigger. While population is growing so is the average size of the waistbands on Americans' jeans. The expansion in the number of ov...
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Health: Thick Waist? That’s Almost as Bad as...

New research suggests that a large deposits of belly fat are just as bad on the body as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day....
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3 out of 5 Black Women Have Experienced Abuse, Lin...

Science has proved it: Some black women are using fat as a shield....
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Being Fashionable is not just about aesthetics but...

As everyone know I am the resident fashion and beauty queen here at BB&W and although I love everything beauty and fashion, I want to address anot...
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Agree or Disagree? The REAL Reason Most Black Wome...

I can't believe what I'm reading this Sunday morning in the New York Times. Alice Randall wrote in her opinion piece, "Black Women and Fat," the key r...
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Health: What’s Up with the Gluten-Free Diet?

The Twitterverse is yammering about Miley Cyrus...again. This time it's about how skinny she is. Some are saying she has an eating disorder, to which ...
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Are “Fat” Black Women Really Unhealthy...

What's BMI have to do with it?...
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