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Psychologist Dr. Samantha on Overcoming Our ‘Internal Self-Image Problems’

Dr. Samantha offers a cutting-edge, proprietary system built on principles of neuroscience, human potential, positive…

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Watch Tiffany Haddish Tell Us How To Stay Healthy This Fall, Like Only She Can

The comedienne stars in a humorous PSA to encourage hand washing

Comedienne Tiffany Haddish tells us how to stay healthy this fall, like only she can,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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One Benefit of Being Black: We’re More Resilient to Stress

Research suggests that adversity may play a role in protecting African Americans' mental well-being

Is the adversity that comes with being a minority making blacks mentally healthier and more…

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Nurse Alice: An Innovative Treatment for Blindness

Combating an inherited condition that eventually leads to loss of vision

A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to…

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North Carolina Central Awarded $16.3 Million to Research African American Health Disparities

The grant is the largest ever awarded to a single principal investigator on NCCU's campus

The core of the research center will focus on African American men, stress, kidney and…

By Robin White Goode

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Nurse Alice: Could Liver Disease Be a Side Effect of Your Acid Reflux Medication?

A new study shows it promotes bacteria dislocation that could escalate the progression of liver disease

Studies show that these over-the-counter remedies can change intestinal bacteria which can promote the progression…

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Coming Soon: Your Medication Will be Printed Out Like a Document!

A dissolvable strip could make life easier for patients taking multiple medications every day

Although it may be a several years down the road, instead of taking multiple pills…

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Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

The genetic makeup of African Americans poses a problem with a test for the disease

The number of diabetic African Americans may actually be higher accompanied with a delayed diagnosis…

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The Importance of Meditation at Work

Wellness expert and author Quentin Vennie stopped by Black Enterprise to teach us how to meditate and explain why we need to

Black Enterprise invited entrepreneur, wellness expert, and author Quentin Vennie to stop by our office…

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Gessie Thompson, fibroid coach

Are Fibroids Holding You Back From Achieving Your Professional and Personal Dreams?

Fibroid and fertility coach Gessie Thompson shares her personal story of struggle

I am one of the 80% of black women affected by fibroids by age 50.…

By Alisa Gumbs

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The Issue With Moms Popping Placenta Pills to Treat Postpartum Depression

New report claims baby to be infected with group B streptococcus

The birth of a baby can bring on a multitude of emotions from joy and…

By nursealice

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Shanti Das is heart healthy

Music Industry Veteran Shanti Das Wants You to Get Heart Healthy [VIDEO]

In her new role for the American Heart Association, she's making your health her business

Shanti Das, aka the Hip-Hop Professional, is best known for her work on the careers…

By Alisa Gumbs

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heart attack

First Heart Attacks More Deadly for Black Patients

Black adults ages 45-64 have about twice the risk of fatal events compared with whites

Blacks are twice as likely as whites to die from their first heart event, a…

By Selena Hill

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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Multiple Myeloma

Gene Therapy May Kill Multiple Myeloma

Blood cancer gene therapy has a pretty good success rate

Genetically using a person’s own immune cells to target cancer appears to virtually kill multiple…

By Selena Hill

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Beyonce and Jay-Z are new parents to twins

Nurse Alice Breaks Down the Medicine: Bey and Jay-Z’s Twins Still Hospitalized

Signs point to a premature birth and they are reportedly being treated for jaundice

More than a week after reportedly being born on June 12th, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s twins remain at UCLA…

By nursealice

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worrying about money

Add This to the Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Worrying About Money

New study shows stressing about finances can be harmful to your baby's health

Pregnant women already have plenty of anxieties to keep them up at night: how will…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Simone Manuel

Gold Medalist Simone Manuel Offers Advice on Swimming and Life

The two-time gold medalist explains the value of learning to swim, especially at an early age

“Swimming allows you to learn good social skills, work hard, set goals and communicate better.…

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Sequoia Blodgett

My Natural Hair Got Me Invited to Speak in Paris

My entire life, I could not get my hair to grow past my shoulders

Mind you, I was in San Mateo, and there was no one insight, or at…

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Type 2 Diabetes

Red Bull May Give You More Than Just Wings

According to a study by the 'Journal of the American Heart Association,' energy drinks can be detrimental to your health

(Image: By Pia von Lützau [GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons)
Are Energy Drinks Dangerous?
According to a…

By nursealice

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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