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No Gym? No Problem

Working out your body not your wallet

Perhaps you, like myself, are one of the millions of Americans eager to get in…

By Renita Burns

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Report: Racial Gap Widens in Colon Cancer Deaths

Overall rates at low, yet risks for blacks increase

Lack of access to quality healthcare and getting proper screenings is being attributed to blacks’…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Flex Your Buying Muscle

Flexible spending account a viable option to cover healthcare costs

If your insurance provider is cutting back while you are forced to pay more, don’t…

By Renita Burns

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World AIDS Day: Where Do Blacks Stand?

CDC director urges community participation in prevention

Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Diligence in Detection

Summit to focus on prostate cancer awareness

The Prostate Health Education Network Inc. (PHEN), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Costs of Cancer

Insurance coverage disparity linked to heightened mortality

There aren’t any studies that prove that African Americans, when diagnosed with cancer, carry a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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High-End Healthcare

Get top-of-the-line services without the luxury budget

Critics say concierge medical services only go further in widening the gap in access to…

By Andrea King Collier

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United, If Not Unanimous

Menthol cigarette issue smokes out Congressional Black Caucus

Before the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act…

By Cliff Hocker

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America’s Leading Doctors: Psychiatry

The leading medical practitioners of treatment of mental health issues including depression, eating disorders and substance abuse

Mental health remains a critical issue in America. A recent study funded by the National…

By Cliff Hocker

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Leading Doctor Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Benjamin Carson Sr. given the highest civilian honor in the nation

Even receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the highest civilian honor in the nation—didn’t go to…

By Renita Burns

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Targeting Poverty

Philanthropic organization aims to end extreme global poverty

It’s a promise being made to a part of the world where life and death…

By Anthony Calypso

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Blacks Under The Knife

The number of African American plastic surgery patients is on the rise

The number of ethnic minorities going under the knife for cosmetic procedures continues to climb,…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Women’s Health Week

Obesity, dental disease, HIV/AIDS epidemic are major health issues for African American women

As National Women’s Health Week (May 11-17) kicked off, a lack of healthcare
insurance, inaccessibility to…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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How to Talk to Your Doctor

For health's sake, speak up

The May 2008 issue of BLACK ENTERPRISE lists the nation’s preeminent doctors. They reside in…

By Cliff Hocker

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America’s Leading Doctors

From treating heart disease to fighting cancer, these physicians are changing the world of medicine

They’re among the best and brightest in medicine. Collectively, these physicians have saved millions of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Closing the Gap

Four ways to get health insurance while you wait for Medicare

Most Americans get health insurance from an employer-sponsored group plan. That’s fine as long as…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Five for Life

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Magic Johnson Teams with Aetna

Alliance to help diverse urban communities with healthcare issues

Magic Johnson-Aetna alliance to help diverse urban communities with healthcare issues

By Aisha Sylvester

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Nothing But the Truth

Style maven and life coach Harriette Cole keeps it real

Harriette Cole practices what she preaches in her latest book, Choosing Truth: Living an Authentic…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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How To

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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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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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