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statin therapy

Blacks May Receive Different Advice on Statin Therapy

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

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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…

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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…

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social media

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…

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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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Fitness Friday

Fitness Friday: Millennials Create New Path To Health and Wellness

Millennials are redefining the personal fitness industry, moving away from traditional workout regimens

Millennials have indeed paved a new path to health and wellness. And in doing so,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Rosanna Durruthy

Step Up Your Wellness Routine With Cigna Chief Diversity Officer Rosanna Durruthy

Executive shares how taking care of ourselves branches out further than our careers

Find out about the work Cigna is doing to ensure that you remain of superior…

By Safon Floyd

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CEO Leon Richardson Shares His Wellness and Relaxation Secrets

The successful businessman shares insight for new and seasoned entrepreneurs

Check out how millionaire Leon Richard remains healthy and active despite workplace demands.

By Safon Floyd

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Fit

How Do You Stay Healthy and Fit at Work? Check out these #BESavvy Twitter Responses

Black Enterprise readers offer their tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the workplace

How do you stay healthy and fit at work? Discover what answers readers provided to…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Alarming Statistics that Prove We Need Greater Awareness Around Lung Cancer

May 8-14 marks National Women's Lung Health Week

The American Lung Association launches the Lung Force initiative to bring about awareness around women…

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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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