Health and Fitness

A BB Cream for Hair, Customized Cosmetics, and a S...

By BB&W Health and Wellness editor, Ashley Harvard For a natural products junkie like me, getting the chance to attend the Natural Products Expo E...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this is a good time to focus on your health and the health of the people you love. Now is a grea...
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Why We Wear Blue? September is Prostate Cancer Aw...

   Why We Wear Blue? Husbands. Fathers. Brothers. Uncles. Partners. Friends. Co-Workers. Sons.  They are the reasons we Wear BLUE. September is Pro...
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An Easy and Quick Way to Be A Little Bit Healthier...

By Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness Editor   Incremental shifts lead to monumental changes. I don’t remember where I first heard th...
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Hey Chicas!! I’m Talking to You! Time to Wra...

I don’t need to bring up the stats, but I will. The black community has an 80% out-of-wedlock rate. Black women are infected disproportionately ...
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To Eat or Not to Eat? New BB&W Health Editor ...

By Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness editor We’ve all been there before. You’re nearly 15 minutes into your morning workout, pounding t...
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Namaste Your Way to Sexy: September is National Yo...

September is National Yoga Month, and now’s the time to jump on the bandwagon, because yoga studios all over the country are offering FREE YOGA ...
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Who Owns a Black Woman’s Womb?

Despite the fact that a lack of being married is usually the result of a man not asking, it has been typically expected that the black women bear sole...
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Discussion: Do We Opt Out of Mental Health Help in...

But could this be a good thing?...
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Good News! Childhood Obesity Rates Are Declining

Kids across the country are slimming down. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control documents the declining obesity rate among the nation's y...
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Update on My Paleo(ish) Journey, Plus Grocery Bag ...

I'm in the best shape of my life. Like, really....
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Health: Strong Should NOT BE the New Skinny

Everybody wants six pack abs and arms as strong as Linda Hamilton’s from the Terminators 1 & 2. Is this ok? Or, can we consider this another body i...
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Why Are We So Embarrassed to Admit We Use Vibrator...

Many of us fight against the curse of Jezebel, as she casts such dark shadows upon black women who desperately want to be preceived as more than just ...
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PT 1: An Honest Conversation Between You and IR...

"My main issue is that I'm struggling terribly with trying to reconnect to my sexual side in a healthy way and generally see sex and my overwhelming d...
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