Tag Archives: health

A "red alert" smog day in China (Source: theguardian.com)

Startup Company Selling Bottled Air to China

Last week, schools were shut down in Beijing due to a “red alert” from poor air quality

Canadian startup company Vitality Air believes it has found the solution for the severe smog…

By Cristie Leondis

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Mindful Approach: How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Here are five suggestions to help you stay healthy this season

Schedules fill up quicker, our stress levels increase, and we all indulge in the goodies.…

By Yvelette Stines

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"Millionaire Mom" Lenika Scott, CEO of Scott Marketing Group LLC

Millionaire Mom of 6 Talks Birthing Business Breakthroughs

Lenika Scott shares 7 strategies for fostering business growth

The Scotts continue to exemplify a down-to-earth, authentic aura and a genuine love and compassion…

By Roz A Gee

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FDA Approves Genetically Altered Salmon for Consumption

Research shows black consumers more apt to think GM foods a health hazard than whites

Thursday, federal regulators approved genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Bored With the Same Old Workout Routine? Try 3 Fun Fitness Classes in NYC

These non-traditional workout classes can help you accomplish your fitness goals while having some fun

Are you bored at the gym? These workout non-traditional classes help you accomplish your weight…

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Talks Near Death Experience and Strong Roles For Women of Color

The brain aneurysm survivor talks purpose and being a successful actress

The in-demand actor has amassed impressive credits to her resume, and her work in beloved…

By Daron Pressley

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‘African Health Now’ Hosts Inaugural Gift of Life Cocktail Benefit

"It's going to be a fun, beautiful night of mingling, celebrating three dynamic honorees, fundraising for our program, and celebrating AHN."

On Tuesday, October 20th, nonprofit organization African Health Now (AHN) will host its inaugural African…

By Safon Floyd

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 4 Ways to Get Involved

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Alarming Health Effects of Working Overtime

Studies show increased health risks and decrease in productivity

Studies find increased health risks for professionals who work overtime.

By Courtney Connley

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4 Quick and Healthy Summer Recipes

Check out fast, simple delicious meals below

In need of quick healthy summer recipes? Check out these delicious meals below.

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Ways To Protect Your Start-Up’s Most Valuable Asset: You

Ask yourself—what would happen to my company if I became ill or died, or even just functioned at less than my best?

As the founder, CEO and visionary of your new start-up, your company is dependent on…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Why You Should Consider a Career in Nursing?

With an aging population, the need for more nursing professionals is greater than ever

National League for Nursing CEO, Beverly Malone, talks why you should consider a nursing career.

By Courtney Connley

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Study: Most Workers Lose Sleep Due to Work-Related Stress

Results show 85 percent of professional lose sleep due to work

Survey released by global talent mobility firm, Lee Hecht Harrison, shows 85 percent of employees…

By Courtney Connley

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Five Black Health & Wellness Experts to Follow for World Health Day

Black health experts you can learn tips from

Top black health and wellness experts to follow on social media.

By Courtney Connley

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Report: Half of Atlanta Patients Testing for HIV Already Have AIDS

Know your status and get tested

Many residents in Atlanta don’t have access to routine HIV testing at their healthcare facilities,…

By Essence Gant

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Black Women Who Work Night Shifts at Higher Risk for Diabetes

Working the night shift may be wearing on your health

A study published in Diabetologia used data from the Black Women’s Health Study to conclude that…

By Essence Gant

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On the Move: Health Care Service Corporation and Epic Records Announce New Executives

Maurice Smith heads Blue Cross and Blue Shied and Breyon Prescott heads Urban A&R at Epic

Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Epic Records add new names to their executive roster

By Courtney Connley

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Four Delicious Greens to Add to Your Smoothie

Here is a list of ingredients and their health benefits

When it comes to eating healthy it is important to eat a variety of clean…

By Yvelette Stines

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Moon Meals Offers Healthy Choices for Time-Starved Professionals

Wanting to solve the problem of the lack of healthy late night food options in…

By Courtney Herring

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