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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

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

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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

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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…

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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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social media

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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Get Fit

Nurse Alice: Get Healthy With the Go Red Get Fit Challenge!

Now is the time to take fitness seriously, and here's a great opportunity

The American Heart Association and Macy’s are! The two have teamed up for another year…

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Discusses His New Skin Care Line for People of Color

The Robinsons present their latest venture: a skin care line specially formulated for people of color

Smokey Robinson and his wife and partner, present their latest venture, the Get Ready and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Hit Snooze and Don’t Ignore Sleep Awareness Week

Get your Zzzs and up your productivity with these five tips

Sleep Awareness Week 2017 is in full effect, and if you’re struggling to barely clock…

By Lisa Fraser

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Malaria

New Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi

Next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin distributing the world's first Malaria vaccine

In wake of World Malaria Day on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that…

By Selena Hill

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Temper Tantrum

Tantrums of a Grown Woman

Learn the importance of successfully managing your temper and how it can determine your success or failure in the workplace

When things get tough for us as grown women, you can either have a temper…

By Cameka Smith

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cookbook

‘Cooking Solo:’ Find The Fun of Cooking for Yourself

Table for one? Klancy Miller's new cookbook offers creative recipe ideas for singles

Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen, a novice cook or a take out loyalist,…

By John Burnett

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fail

The Business Owner’s Guide to Telling Stress GOODBYE!

Stress causes illnesses like chronic pain and hormonal imbalances. As business owners, we can't allow these things to creep up into our daily routines

Stress is defined by the National Institute of Mental Illness (NIMI) as the brain’s response…

By Cameka Smith

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Alzheimer's

Award-Winning Author Marita Golden Discusses Her Novel ‘The Wide Circumference of Love and Alzheimer’s’

Marita Golden's new novel, 'The Wide Circumference of Love,' "takes us inside a family’s journey of acceptance in the face of Alzheimer's disease"

Acclaimed, award-winning Author Marita Golden takes us deep inside one family’s journey of acceptance, adjustment…

By Rochelle Soetan

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body odors

Nurse Alice: Body Odors You Should Never Ignore

Some smells can give clues about your health

Body odor can be a health status indicator. Here are 5 common body odors that…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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