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Juicing

Entrepreneur’s Passion for Juicing Translates to Success [Part 2]

Part 2 of Chris Goode's story as a juicer and entrepreneur on a mission

Entrepreneur Chris Goode wants to spread his passion for juicing and love of a healthy…

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Juicing

How Juicing Changed this Entrepreneur’s Life [Part 1]

Kansas City’s Chris Goode is on a mission to honor the departed by inspiring the living by way of Ruby Jean's Juicery

Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean’s Juicery in Kansas City, talks about his passion, purpose,…

By Kali Wilder

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stress

Struggling With Stress? Giving Can Boost Your Health and Wellness

Reduce your stress by engaging in charitable giving and volunteerism

As we wrestle with stress and anxiety in these final days of 2016, remember that…

By Halima Leak Francis

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2016: The Fight Is Not Over

3 ways you can take a stand and make a difference on a local, state, and national level

December 1, 2016 marks the 28th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, which is observed every…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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motherhood

Changing the Way We Handle Work-Life Integration

As parents and entrepreneurs, we need to change the culture of business, and how we talk about work-life balance

The work-family conflict is a challenge that isn’t going away. We need to shift to…

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thanksgiving alone

9 Ways to Spend Thanksgiving Alone

Spending Thanksgiving alone can be therapeutic

Find out what to do when you want to spend Thanksgiving alone and you are…

By Maryann Reid

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lung

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…

By Regan Farley

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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…

By Lisa Fraser

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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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