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Processed meat may contribute a whole range of health risks including cancer, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Will Smith’s reaction to Chris Rock’s untimely joke at the Oscars brought even more light to a condition that many people may not have been aware of before — alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that affects up to 6.8 million people in the U.S., according to National...
Being healthy and strong is usually at the top of our list when it comes to setting intentions for the New Year! These quick workouts can be done anywhere with just bodyweight as resistance – so there's no excuse not to get physically active this year. 1 UPPER BODY PUSH UPS  Get...
LET ME TELL YOU A QUICK STORY OR TWO. I grew up with 16 siblings. Yeah, I know, that’s a lot of humans! We weren’t just poor; we were relentlessly poor and under the constant attack of poverty. We didn’t always have heat, so we would boil water on the...
You’ve seen the pink ribbons, the marches, the awareness campaigns, and branded attire. But have you seen many discussions regarding breast cancer in Black women specifically? If the answer is no, that’s exactly why we’re here. As we enter November, a month that highlights other forms of cancer, we’d...
Sleep is an integral part of full-body health and vitality. However, many people struggle to maintain a healthy sleep cycle. A lack of sleep, or even several nights of poor quality sleep, negatively impacts many important physiological, chemical, and neurological functions.  These dysfunctions can lead to both mental and physical...
You’ve seen the pink ribbons, the marches, the awareness campaigns, and branded attire. But have you seen many discussions regarding breast cancer in Black women specifically? If the answer is no, that’s exactly why we’re here. As we enter November, a month that highlights other forms of cancer, we’d...
How many vegans do you know? Better question, how many times have they tried to convince YOU to go vegan too? Honestly, it would be surprising if you weren’t at least tempted. Even past a surface glance, veganism--which decries the use and consumption of all animal products in food...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day (PAIL) is October 15th, and ends an annual week-long period of remembering babies lost too soon, to factors that include miscarriage, stillbirth, sudden infant death syndrome, and death caused by birth defects.  To admire, honor and uplift the families that have been affected Taylor...
The United States is considered the most dangerous developed nation to be pregnant in – particularly if you are Black.  This is according to Stacey Stewart, the President/CEO of the March of Dimes, an organization which advocates for better health outcomes for mothers and babies, in a recent CNN piece.   Furthermore,...
autism resources
Because early detection is key, Dr. Tisa Johnson of the Henry Ford Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities teaches us what to look out for – plus resources for families already dealing with a diagnosis.
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