• University of Maryland Partners With Barbers for Cancer Prevention

    April 28

    These days, when you walk into The Shop in Hyattsville, Maryland, you can walk out with much more than a fresh cut. The barbershop has partnered with the University of Maryland to help raise awareness ...
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  • Multiple Myeloma: What Is It?

    April 27

    Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that starts in the plasma cells of the bone marrow. These protein-making cells normally make all of the different kinds of proteins that comprise the antibodies of the ...
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  • 7 Ways to Kick the Diet Soda Habit

    April 27

    Diet soda has hardly calories, so many people think it’s a healthier alternative to regular soda. Nutrition experts, however, say otherwise. According to those experts, people who drink diet sodas every day have a higher ...
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  • Springtime Hair

    April 23

    As we make the transition from winter to spring, we should pay particular attention to our hair. Black Health Matters spoke to Kari Williams, trichologist and founder of Mahogany Hair Revolution Salon & Trichology Clinic ...
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  • How to Balance Work and Home

    April 23

    Working hard and making money is great, but not when the job takes over your whole life. In order to find balance, it's necessary to create boundaries between work and home. Here's how. What are ...
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  • In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching On

    April 22

    "Gimme this baby!" laughed Monica Washington as she threw her arms wide to hug Edwin, age 1, and his mother, Jasmine Kidd. As Edwin joined the other giggling infants on the playroom floor of the ...
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  • Baked, Not Fried

    April 22

    We’re all for anything that turns boring leftovers into to-die-for tasty party snacks. This recipe is perfect for what’s left of that pot roast. No frying required! Chipotle Beef Baked Taquitos 3 cups beef (cooked, ...
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  • Children and Screen Time

    April 21

    How much time does your child spend watching TV or movies, playing with a smartphone or computer, or enjoying video games? Although some screen time can be educational, it's easy to go overboard. Consider this ...
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