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What Women Should Know About Lung Cancer

This form of cancer poses the highest risk to women and it’s on the rise

Lung cancer is actually the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S.…

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Endometrial Cancer

Gwen Ifill and What Women Need to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Learn more about the cancer that killed the pioneering journalist at 61

Gwen Ifill died after a battle with endometrial cancer, the 4th most common cancer diagnosed…

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Dr. Wright Jones

Getting Candid With Superstar Plastic Surgeon Dr. Wright Jones

Star of Lifetime’s docuseries 'Atlanta Plastic,' Dr. Wright Jones discusses his journey to success and his philanthropic contributions that have helped to improve the community

Cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones opened up to BE about determination in the face…

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Denial

Digging Out of Diabetes Denial

The first step in managing diabetes is acknowledging the necessity of change and remaining committed to following through on those lifestyle adjustments

“I’ll have time to work on it. It won’t happen for some time from now.”…

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lung cancer

Black Smokers Less Likely to be Screened for Lung Cancer

How racial differences influence smoking patterns

Research shows that the differences in smoking habits between black and white folks may lead…

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quit

What Happens When You Quit Smoking?

When you put out the cancer sticks, nothing but good happens!

No doubt about it: Smoking is bad. But what happens when you quit? It all…

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Diabetes

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Take Control

How a Philadelphia lawyer has successfully managed his disease for 25 years

Read about how fear motivated Daniel Tann — a Philadelphia-based lawyer — to successfully manage…

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Blood Sugar

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Blood Sugar

Glucose meters vary in size and features. Here are a few tips to in mind…

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exercises

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Fit

At least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three times a week can lower blood sugar levels

Walking and aerobic exercises are a great way to lower your blood sugar level if…

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Insulin resistance

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Check Insulin

What is insulin, and how does it affect your body?

Insulin is a hormone that unlocks your cells so glucose from your blood can produce…

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Type 2 Diabetes

Your Diabetes Self-Care Package – Get Tested

The launch of the national prediabetes awareness campaign

More than one in three adults in the United States has prediabetes, a serious health…

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Diabetes

I’m Living With Diabetes

Gestational diabetes didn’t go away after she gave birth

Nicole Crawford-Tichowanna found out she had diabetes and was pregnant nearly simultaneously. Read how she’s…

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Prostate Cancer

Teaming up to Fight Prostate Cancer

A man dies from prostate cancer every 19 minutes

Pro Football Hall of Fame Member and prostate cancer survivor Michael Haynes talks about the…

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lung cancer awareness

American Lung Association Report: Lung Cancer Awareness Among Women Still Low

The 2016 Women’s Lung Health Barometer reveals critically low awareness and understanding of the disease

Learn about a report released by The American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative detailing women’s…

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Enlightenment

Technically Spiritual: Part 3 – Enlightenment

The new journey—the road to happiness #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, reaches enlightenment through his love for tech and…

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Diabetes

James Gavin, M.D.: Diabetes — ‘It’s an Emergency’

This is the epidemic of our time

One person dies every 10 seconds from the ravages of diabetes. With diabetes, strokes, heart…

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fruits

Four Easy Ways To Get Your Daily Dose of Fruits and Vegetables

Planning and mindfulness are key ways to achieve your healthy lifestyle goals

Are you wondering how you can fit in your recommended serving of fruits and vegetables?…

By Yvelette Stines

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Mike Adams

NFL Player Mike Adams Shares How Yoga Improved His Life

The Indianapolis Colts safety opens up about his daily yoga practices

Mike Adams, a safety for the Indianapolis Colts, attributes his successful career to both a…

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Day 7 of JJ’s 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

The ups and downs of doing a green smoothie cleanse

Find out what happens to this writer when she embarks on a 10-day green smoothie…

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working out

Working Out at Work Improves Mental Health

Working out at work has a world of benefits

A new research study found that workplace wellness plans and exercise can significantly improve mental…

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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