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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…

By Black Enterprise

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fitness

The Secret To Lifelong Fitness Goals Is…

Make exercise a lifestyle, not a short-term goal

Here are a few secrets to maintaining a fitness program for over 30 years so…

By Black Enterprise

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caffeine

The Caffeine Conundrum—The Pros and Cons of Coffee

As one of the most widely consumed beverages in world, more than half of all Americans drink coffee daily. However, the question remains—should you?

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in world, and over half of…

By Kali Wilder

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smoking

Melissa Clarke, M.D.: Sitting Is the New Smoking

"People who exercise have less risk of heart attack, stroke, and other chronic diseases.”

Learn why doctor, Melissa Clarke, considers sitting can be as dangerous as smoking when considering…

By Black Enterprise

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wellness

The Mask of Wellness: When Is It OK for Women to Say, “I Am Not Well”?

Handle stress with these empowering tips for busy women

The great poet Langston Hughes, as he evoked the voice of black women, once wrote,…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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stress

7 Ways to Handle Workplace Stress

Use these tips to minimize stress while at the office

Check out these 7 tips provided by Black Health Matters that will help you to…

By Black Enterprise

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men healthy

Black Men: America’s Great Underappreciated Assets

Social entrepreneur reframes the perception of African American males

Find out why black men are America’s great underappreciated asset and ask yourself what comes…

By Black Enterprise

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mindset

6 Strategies for Mastering Your Mindset

Doing and being your best on a consistent basis is always a possibility, but in order to achieve this, you must be willing to put in the work

Find out how to use the skills you have to their fullest capability or acquire…

By Safon Floyd

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worry

7 Things You Really Shouldn’t Worry About

There are a million things to stress about, not these

Check out this list from Black Health Matters detailing the 7 things you really should…

By Black Enterprise

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aromatherapy

6 Workplace Situations This Ancient Practice Puts to Rest

Aromatherapy may help combat workplace stress and anxiety

Discover how aromatherapy can beat workplace stress and how certain scents can help your days…

By Maryann Reid

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marijuana

Racist War on Drugs Prevents Blacks From Legally Selling Marijuana

How targeted policing and racial bias within the criminal justice system prevents people of color from entering the legal marijuana market

Find out just how race is playing a significant factor in preventing blacks from legally…

By Jared Brown

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HIV

TV Personality Karamo Brown Talks Living Positively Fearless and Stopping the Spread of HIV

Brown is bringing his bold attitude to Atlanta’s Black Pride Celebration

Karamo Brown became the first openly gay African American on reality TV when he appeared…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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fastest man

Train Like the Fastest Man on the Planet

Train like an Olympian with some tips from the fastest man on the planet, Jamaican champion, Usain Bolt

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The world’s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, continues to captivate the world…

By Kali Wilder

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sleep

Don’t Sleep on Getting Good Sleep

Use this checklist to ensure you're getting the best rest possible

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Do you ever feel like you’re being punked when the alarm clock goes…

By nursealice

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workplace wellness

7 Ways to Maintain Your Workplace Wellness

Be well, do well.

Check out these 7 helpful ways to maintain your workplace wellness despite high demands, growing…

By Safon Floyd

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Running

How NOT to Psyche Yourself Out of Running

As a newbie runner, how do you resist the temptation to not bow out and keep going?

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I fell off. I haven’t seen the inside of a gym in years and when…

By Kali Wilder

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#FitnessFriday

#FitnessFriday – 5 Tips for an Easy Active Weekend

Who says you can't have it all?

Check out these 5 #FitnessFriday tips that allow you to come down off of a…

By Safon Floyd

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#WellnessWednesday

#WellnessWednesday: Wake Up Better

Wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized

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We can’t get out of the bed in the morning, and it’s no…

By Black Enterprise

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get ready

#MindfulMonday: Get Ready for Tomorrow

8 things to do before bed to prepare for a new day

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Did you know that what you do before bed can kick-start your day?…

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How To

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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