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One Benefit of Being Black: We’re More Resilient to Stress

Is the adversity that comes with being a minority making blacks mentally healthier and more…

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Nurse Alice: An Innovative Treatment for Blindness

Combating an inherited condition that eventually leads to loss of vision

A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to…

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Nurse Alice: What We Can Learn From Wendy Williams’ Live TV Health Scare

Advice on what to do if you or your loved ones have the same scare

Although I am not a part of Wendy Williams’ healthcare team and don’t know her…

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Must-Try New App Helps You Make Healthy Delivery and Restaurant Food Choices

Can it help extend black lives while letting us enjoy delicious food?

Order Healthy was created to ensure that we are aware of the nutritional value of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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North Carolina Central Awarded $16.3 Million to Research African American Health Disparities

The grant is the largest ever awarded to a single principal investigator on NCCU's campus

The core of the research center will focus on African American men, stress, kidney and…

By Robin White Goode

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Nurse Alice: Could Liver Disease Be a Side Effect of Your Acid Reflux Medication?

A new study shows it promotes bacteria dislocation that could escalate the progression of liver disease

Studies show that these over-the-counter remedies can change intestinal bacteria which can promote the progression…

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Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

The genetic makeup of African Americans poses a problem with a test for the disease

The number of diabetic African Americans may actually be higher accompanied with a delayed diagnosis…

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The Issue With Moms Popping Placenta Pills to Treat Postpartum Depression

New report claims baby to be infected with group B streptococcus

The birth of a baby can bring on a multitude of emotions from joy and…

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‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

Those jams you listen to on headphones may be doing major damage; Nurse Alice explains

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We’ve all seen the phone commercials featuring the tagline, “Can you hear me…

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This App Makes Cooking and Nutrition Fun and Easy

Can a mobile app that teaches cooking and nutrition using comics and animation help African Americans make better choices in regards to healthy eating and wellness?

See how two brothers teamed up to create The Black Streak Kitchen mobile app, which…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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5 Ways to Get Heart Healthy

Here's what Black women need to do to get healthy!

Here’s what Black women need to do to get healthy!

By Janel Martinez

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The Heart of the Matter

Doctors lead an initiative to improve cardiovascular health

As Americans are expressing interest in bettering their health, the African American community remains stagnant…

By Aisha Sylvester

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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