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Sleep Benefits the Heart and Brain

Researchers have found that sleep issues can lead to other serious health complications

Not catching enough Zzz’s or having a sleep disorder can affect cardiovascular health and risk,…

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flu

Is It Time to Get Your Flu Shot?

The pharmacy chain pitches start in August, encouraging consumers to come get their flu shot, but is that too early?

The start of flu season is still weeks—if not months—away. Yet marketing of the vaccine…

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Sleep

Black Professionals Sleep Less Than Whites

The number of people experiencing short sleep duration has increased over the past two decades

A new study suggests that African Americans have shorter sleep durations than their white counterparts—particularly…

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warm

Warm Up the Right Way

Give your body time to prepare for movement and lessen the chance of injury

The biggest mistake most people make is skipping warm ups before their workout. Why is…

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Stress

Handle Workplace Stress With These Easy Tips

You may not be able to do anything about the cause of stress in the workplace, but your response to it is in your hands

On-the-job stress can feel like someone sucker punched you or it can feel like a…

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Tea

Tea May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Research suggests flavonoids in black tea, red wine, onions, apples, blueberries, citrus fruit, dark chocolate, and grapes can induce cancer cell death

A study shows that women who consumed the most flavonoids, a type of antioxidant abundant…

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health care

Dr. Kristin Motley Fights Rising Healthcare Costs

Health Care Solutions of Delaware Valley L.L.C. has helped people save over $500,000 on prescription drug fees

Dr. Motley founded Health Care Solutions of Delaware Valley, LLC (HCS) fights rising health care…

By Daron Pressley

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homeless

Start Doing This When You See Homeless People

Our discomfort about the homeless leads us to ignore the fact they exist. What would happen if we looked them in the eye, even if we had no change to spare?

Here’s what happens when you stopped for a moment and took the time to acknowledge…

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Tiffany Lester

This Integrative Medicine Doc Has a Plan for Your Best Sleep

The Unconscious Workout aims to give you better sleep in 21 days

Find out Dr. Tiffany Lester’s Rx easy-to-use guide, that may only take 3 weeks, for…

By Lisa Fraser

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golf

Black Girls Golf Founder Tiffany Fitzgerald Talks What the Game Can Do for You

How this game can be your career game changer

Find out why Black Girls Golf founder Tiffany Fitzgerald deems in necessary for African American…

By Safon Floyd

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breast cancer

Breast Cancer Genetics in Black Women Being Studied by NCI

Largest study of breast cancer in black women

Find out what happened when the NIH and the NCI teamed up to identify genetic…

By Lisa Fraser

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happy

You Belong In One of These 10 Cities

Survey of unhappiest cities uncovers joyous gems

Check out this like of the top 10 happiest metropolitan areas (with populations larger than…

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Sheree Franklin-Hill

Ask Sheree: Violent Videos Released By Media – Is It Too Much?

Sheree Franklin, a practitioner at Holistic Health Practice, responds to a writer concerned about the constant display of violent videos in the media

Find out how Sheree Franklin, a practitioner at Holistic Health Practice, responds to a writer…

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foam rolling

We Love Foam Rollers!

This is why you should, too

Find out how foam rolling can be beneficial to your health by reducing back pain,…

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Fitness Factor! The Price of Success

Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins wants to know what you're willing to invest in your health and, as a result, your career

Celebrity trainer Mark Jenkins wants to know what you’re willing to invest in your health…

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abundance

Get Uncomfortable! 5 Ways to Step Into Your Abundance Zone

Open yourself up to new possibilities and opportunities that go beyond your current experiences

Do you want to experience massive abundance? Learn five key tips to step into your…

By Cameka Smith

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gratitude

Do This One Thing Everyday To Reverse Stress and Depression

Being thankful can strengthen your immune system

Find out how counting your blessings and living in a space of gratitude can benefit…

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5 Apps to Help Relieve Stress in the Workplace

Top apps for relieving stress in the workplace (in no particular order)

With all that is on their plates, it can be very stressful managing it all.…

By Mia N. Hall

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breast cancer

Why Every Woman Should Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Today our voices are loud and we have more options

Just over 40 years ago if you were a woman, you couldn’t make your own decisions…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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calories

Cut Calories, Stave Off Age-Related Disease

Smaller portions could lower heart disease and decrease the risk for diabetes

Find out what food portions and intake of calories does for your overall health as…

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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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