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The 3 Significant Benefits of Running Daily

There’s a good chance you know someone who absolutely detests running. That may even be you.  The reasons why are convincing. Running makes you ‘dog tired’ and your legs hurt
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Black People, Public Health and Tobacco Use

This is a report featuring a virtual discussion with LaDarius Gammage of the Florida Department of Health. For generations, the African-American adult population has been devastated by tobacco use in
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Hard Truths About African Americans and Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation can be your ally or nemesis. Acute inflammation is your friend. It manifests when the immune system sends a surge of inflammatory cells to trap a foreign agent that
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3 Things You Should Know About Black People and Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health conditions in the U.S. About 40 million people have been diagnosed with one.  Anxiety can come from being anxious about attending a
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Black Men and Financial Wellness with Steven M. Hughes

Money is energy. Your childhood experiences with it can dictate your financial decisions as an adult. How your parents talked about finances and the traumatic events that occurred due to
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Black Men and Healthy Relationships with Dr. Cortnie Baity 

For Black men and women, finding a healthy romantic relationship can seem as elusive as catching a butterfly.   It’s well documented that African-Americans, especially women, remain the least married of
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Build Healthy Habits and Change Your Life with Sabrina Joy

It happens every year. At or around New Year’s Day, you write out huge goals you want to accomplish only to see them fall apart by April because life gets
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15 Black Music Albums You Need to Own

Back in the 80s, it was so hard to get your hands on some good music that you had to go to a record store or order it from a
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How to Know If You’re at Risk for Monkeypox

Monkeypox may be a rare disease, but these days it isn’t acting like it. On June 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) held an emergency meeting to determine whether the
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8 Sites that Provide Therapy for Black Males

Young Black people are increasingly becoming the face of suicide, and men are especially vulnerable. For Black males in the 1-19 and 22-44 age groups, suicide is the 3rd and
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