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Changing the Narrative Around Black Aging with Dr. Jarrod Carroll

Collectively, African-American men have the worst quality of life and shortest life spans of all racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have the
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Why You Must Know Yourself to Build Better Habits

This is Part 4 of Sabrina Joy’s column series on Building Better Habits. Check out Parts 1, 2, and 3.  You’ve probably heard the quote “To thine own self be
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Habit Strategies

This is Part 3 of Sabrina Joy’s column series. Need to catch up? Check out Part 1 and Part 2.  One of my favorite habit books is “Better Than Before”
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Habit Planning 101

This is Part 2 of Sabrina Joy’s column. You can read Part 1 here. One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when trying to incorporate better habits into
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Spring Cleaning Your Habit Routine

Spring is officially here and for many of us this time of year triggers our desire to organize and clear out our physical spaces. According to the “all-knowing” internet, the
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It’s Not a Game: IPV is Destroying Black Women

This article is part of an ongoing series called “For Our Sisters,” where we examine critical health and wellness issues that impact Women, especially Black Women. Trigger Warning: The following
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Doctor: ‘Healthy Aging’ Starts With These Tips

Rapidly declining health, little to no retirement savings, and premature death. That’s what the picture of Black aging in the U.S. looks like.  While Blacks experience inequities in nearly every
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It’s Bigger than Kanye: 5 Bipolar Disorder Facts You Should Know

Like reports of gun violence and the weather forecast, Kanye West is always in the news.  If it’s not for the release of his Netflix documentary, “jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy,”
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5 Reasons Why Marriage is So Worth It For Men

For many men, bachelorhood is cast as this Shangri-La. Want to spend your weekends day-drinking and gorging on cheeseburgers before getting wasted at the club? There’s no one to stop
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How These Sleep Problems are Claiming Black Lives

What do the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill all have in common? Sleep deprivation. People who held important roles in each scenario
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