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The Issue With Moms Popping Placenta Pills to Treat Postpartum Depression

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

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Shanti Das is heart healthy

Music Industry Veteran Shanti Das Wants You to Get Heart Healthy [VIDEO]

In her new role for the American Heart Association, she's making your health her business

Shanti Das, aka the Hip-Hop Professional, is best known for her work on the careers…

By Alisa Gumbs

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How to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur

Feeling overwhelmed? We've got tips for you!

Feeling overwhelmed is an inevitable emotion. In fact, it’s an essential part of your growth…

By Kandia Johnson

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SMART

Getting SMART About Health and Academics

Attending to student wellness increases attendance, lowers discipline referrals

Sullivan’s principal credits SMART, saying the health center is “the key differentiator in helping to…

By Robin White Goode

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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statin therapy

Blacks May Receive Different Advice on Statin Therapy

The disparity can have deadly consequences

We have a disproportionately high risk of cardiovascular disease, and statin treatment can be an…

By Selena Hill

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worrying about money

Add This to the Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Worrying About Money

New study shows stressing about finances can be harmful to your baby's health

Pregnant women already have plenty of anxieties to keep them up at night: how will…

By Alisa Gumbs

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self-care

The Executive’s Balancing Act: Importance of Self-Care

Make the choice to engage in the activities that are required to maintain your best level of health

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Are your feeling overwhelmed? Asking yourself how do I balance family, business, and…

By Cameka Smith

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stroke month

Nurse Alice: May is American Stroke Month

Get informed now so if it happens to you or someone you know, you’ll be familiar with the signs

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As America’s favorite nurse and a cardiac clinical nurse specialist, I have seen…

By nursealice

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digital literacy

Nurse Alice: Could Social Media Be Stressing You Out?

The importance of unplugging

When social media is stressing you out, sometimes the best thing to do is walk…

By nursealice

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Nurse Alice: The Beauty Vaccine That May Cure Acne

Learn more about two vaccines that may eradicate acne for good

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What if there was an elective beauty vaccine? Would you take it?
Vaccines play…

By nursealice

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Discusses His New Skin Care Line for People of Color

The Robinsons present their latest venture: a skin care line specially formulated for people of color

Smokey Robinson and his wife and partner, present their latest venture, the Get Ready and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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reads

In Case You Missed It: Powerful Reads That Will Help You Recharge This Weekend

Take a look at these stories that will give you the second-wind you need after a long week

A great way to recharge after a long week is with a few good reads…

By Selena Hill

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mind, body

5 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Expressing your love can be low-cost and healthy

Consider giving your loved one a gift of love that helps them self-love their mind,…

By nursealice

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Strength

Stuck in a Rut? 5 Ways to Discover Your Strength — #TechieFit 2017

Five ways to stay strong as you work toward achieving your fitness goals

Staying on track with your fitness goals can be difficult. Romy Antoine + Nathaniel J.…

By Nathaniel J.

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yoga for people

Yoga for People of Color Empowers a Community

Calia Marshall's class, Yoga for Folks of Color, helps to unite the community

Calia Marshall launched a yoga class specifically for people of color in Brooklyn, New York…

By Kandia Johnson

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Heart

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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barbershop

Harlem Barbershop Hosts 48-Hour Health Fair and Haircutting Marathon

Cutting for a Cure brings healthcare access and resources against preventable diseases common among black men

Minority communities, and especially black men, suffer from health disparities due to factors such as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Starbucks

Here’s What You Should Order at Starbucks Based on Your Mood

Check out this easy list to help you decide what to order at Starbucks based on your mood

Check out this easy list to help you decide what to order at Starbucks based…

By Cristie Leondis

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senior

#WellnessWednesday: Smart Senior Care Technology

Smart, Internet of Things technology can help senior citizens lead independent, fulfilling lives

The senior population aged 65-79 in 2030 is projected to be nearly one-third minority.

By Samara Lynn

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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