• 5 Workout Tips for Naturalistas

    Jan. 26

    Don’t let your hair keep your from exercising. Here are five tips to keep your natural in tip-top shape while you sweat it out. Protect your hair from sweat. Water makes hair expand (whether you’re ...
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  • Great Grains

    Jan. 26

    Grains, especially whole grains, are full of vitamins, minerals and fiber. And a recent large-scale, long-term Harvard study reveals that eating more whole grains has been linked to longer life. Researchers estimate that every one-ounce ...
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  • Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act Matters to African Americans

    Jan. 23

    When Astrid Muhammad heard her phone ring this past Friday, the last thing she expected was a call from the White House inviting her to attend this year’s State of the Union as a guest ...
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  • Smoking Costs

    Jan. 23

    Smoking is bad for your health and your bank account. A new study says the average American smoker spends at least $1.1 million and as much as $2 million on his or her habit over ...
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  • 5 Things to Know About HIV Treatment in 2015

    Jan. 22

    Here’s what on the horizon for HIV treatment: Data from studies on long-acting injectable HIV medications for treatment and prevention will be available. The hope is that HIV-positive folks will be required to have only ...
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  • 6 Tips for a Healthy Cervix

    Jan. 22

    Did you know that this month is Cervical Health Awareness Month? What do you know about your cervical health and how to protect it? Read more about what you can do now. Your cervix is ...
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  • Sandra Gadson, M.D.: Kidney Disease—Start Treating Early

    Jan. 21

    Black folks are setting records—for all the wrong reasons when it comes to chronic health problems, and kidney disease is no exception. We are three times more likely to suffer kidney failure than whites. We ...
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  • Messy Malik vs Neat Nia

    Jan. 21

    Is your desk covered with piles of files and fading post-its? Are you stymied until you clear the clutter? And what do these habits say about you? When researchers asked these questions in a recent ...
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