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Gessie Thompson, fibroid coach

Are Fibroids Holding You Back From Achieving Your Professional and Personal Dreams?

I am one of the 80% of black women affected by fibroids by age 50.…

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy: Your Sex Life, Your Hormones, Your Future (Part 1)

What you need to know about getting a hysterectomy

In this series, Nurse Elisha Lowe and OB/GYN Dr. Kameelah Phillips help prepare you for…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Daris Wilson

Why This Personal Trainer Left Corporate America to Help Working Women Get Fit

Daris Wilson talks starting a fitness boot camp for professional women

Daris Wilson details his journey of leaving corporate America to become a full-time personal trainer…

By Courtney Connley

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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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Alarming Facts About African American Women and Breast Cancer

Did you know breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among black women?

Breast cancer awareness facts, tips, and resources.

By Kandia Johnson

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BE Military Woman

Military Women are 10 Times More Likely to Experience Sexual Assault

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs highlights sexual trauma in the U.S. military

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs shows women are ten times more…

By Brittany Dandy

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Launches Brain Aneurysm Survivor Model Search

Actress has teamed up with hatmaker Canada Bliss for a project that hits close to home

Actress Tamala Jones has teamed up with luxury hat maker, Canada Bliss, for a project…

By Brittany Dandy

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worrying about money

African American Mothers’ Health at Risk During Pregnancy

Study finds U.S. ranks last among developed nations

Study finds U.S. ranks last in mothers’ health among developed nations with African American mothers…

By Brittany Dandy

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Breast Cancer Cases to Increase by 50% by 2030

The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening mammography

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute, recently reported breast cancer diagnoses in the U.S. will…

By Kandia Johnson

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work-lfe

4 Awesome Health Apps Designed Exclusively for Women

These will help you take a top priority into your own hands, quickly and easily

Startups see no boundaries when it comes to designing apps, which address health issues…

By Kandia Johnson

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Hyundai Honors Influential Women in Atlanta Who Inspire Their Community

Their achievements and smart decisions make a name for them in their communities

The Hyundai campaign celebrates the lives and accomplishments of everyday women, who are living life…

By Candace Mitchell

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AnieAkpeLewis300232

From Red Lobster to Banking Leader: One Woman Shares Her Story of Transitions and Success

Anie-Akpe Lewis, Innov8tiv mag founder, talks leveraging diverse experiences

Akpe-Lewis, banking executive and founder of Innov8tiv magazine, shares how her diverse career background has…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Stillbirths May be Connected to Stress During Pregnancy

There may be an increased chance of stillbirth with each new stressful event

Stressful events linked to stillbirths in new NIH study

By Makkada B. Selah

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Avoiding Chatty Cathy: How to Rid Yourself of Office Distractions

Try these steps to boost your productivity---without hurting feelings

Here are key tips on how to get through the chatter and avoid productivity leeches—without…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Black Female Trailblazers in Medicine

Pioneering physicians, researchers and surgeons

Take a look at black women making big strides as physicians and researches.

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Do’s and Don’ts for the Pregnant Job Seeker

Tips for pursuing career opportunities while expecting a child

Being pregnant shouldn’t deter you from pursuing your career goals. Here are tips on how…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The Problem With Black Women’s Health

Work can wait, your health should always be your first priority

Women’s health is a rarely discussed topic amongst African American women but with pulmonary disease…

By Caroline Clarke

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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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Women of Power: Dr. Hilda Hutcherson Talks Healthy Sex and the Working Woman

How knowing and loving your body can help your career and financial success

Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, author, sexual health and women’s empowerment advocate, talks about why healthy sex…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Giving the Gift of Life

Leukemia patient's search for a bone marrow donor highlights low black representation on the national registry

Jennifer Jones Austin thought she just had a stomach virus. The married mother of two…

By Brittany Hutson

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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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