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

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…

By nursealice

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meditation

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…

By Selena Hill

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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.…

By Lisa Fraser

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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

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Are Energy Drinks Dangerous?
 
According to a…

By nursealice

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Beats World Cup

‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

Those jams you listen to on headphones may be doing major damage; Nurse Alice explains

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We’ve all seen the phone commercials featuring the tagline, “Can you hear me…

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self-care

The Executive’s Balancing Act: Importance of Self-Care

Make the choice to engage in the activities that are required to maintain your best level of health

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Are your feeling overwhelmed? Asking yourself how do I balance family, business, and…

By Cameka Smith

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stroke month

Nurse Alice: May is American Stroke Month

Get informed now so if it happens to you or someone you know, you’ll be familiar with the signs

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As America’s favorite nurse and a cardiac clinical nurse specialist, I have seen…

By nursealice

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cannabis

Study: Cannabis Can Reverse the Aging Process in the Brain

Neuroscientists may have had a medical breakthrough; cannabis could possibly be the key to deterring or even reversing the cognitive aging process in humans

As if marijuana users needed another reason to smoke a joint, a new study reveals…

By Selena Hill

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Removing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health in Blacks

Mental health stigma can have severe consequences for African Americans

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the founders of The Black Brain Campaign are…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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digital literacy

Nurse Alice: Could Social Media Be Stressing You Out?

The importance of unplugging

When social media is stressing you out, sometimes the best thing to do is walk…

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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