• The Benefits of Being Kind

    July 30

    You’ve seen the bumper stickers: “Practice random acts of kindness,” they say. Whether it’s having your latte paid for by the man in the car in front of you or a getting a smile from ...
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  • Liven Up Your Health With Limes

    July 29

    Put a little more tang in your summer by working limes into your diet. Limes, like other citrus fruits such as lemons and oranges, have more health benefits than their status as a flavor additive ...
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  • Make Your Own Lip Gloss

    July 29

    Are you nearing the bottom of the tube of your favorite lipstick? Turn that loss into lip gloss. Using a spoon, mash up the remaining lipstick in a bowl. Mix in a little Vaseline or ...
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  • Trees Are Good for Your Health

    July 28

    Earlier research shows nature helps your mental well-being and cognitive ability, but a new study suggests tree-filled neighborhoods can be beneficial to your physical health, too. The large study, which included more than 30,000 Toronto ...
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  • Change in Pap Test Rules May Be Linked to Drop in STD Screening

    July 28

    Pap test guidelines were changed in 2009, and that may be leading to an unintended consequence: Some young women aren’t being screened for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted disease that infects almost 3 million Americans ...
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  • Finding a Doula

    July 27

    Are you expecting a baby and want some help? Yes, you have a doctor to help, but a doula can also help make a huge difference when giving birth. Read more about what a doula ...
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  • Theodore Jones, M.D.: The State of Breastfeeding, 2015

    July 24

    The National Medical Association’s (NMA) Breastfeeding Medicine Alliance, established in 2014, has a healthy slate of programming set for this year’s NMA convention in Detroit. On the eve of the convention’s kickoff, Black Health Matters ...
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  • Fat Dads

    July 23

    Though the dad bod may be all the rage these days, packing on the pounds post fatherhood is not a good health trend. But this is exactly what new fathers are doing, according to a ...
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