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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome Have you performed your breast self-exam this month? Frequent breast exams will help you identify any changes in breast tissue or skin. However, 8 out of 10 lumps found in the breast are benign. Most lumps found in breasts are cysts or fibroadenomas, which are benign tumors found in women in their 20’s ...

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Self-Care Ideas That Need to Be Apart of Your Weekly Routine


Monday, October 23, 2017

By Taylor Johnson We are often so busy with our daily responsibilities that we forget to take care of ourselves. Having a self-care routine benefits the mind, body, and soul. You should be taking a couple hours out of your schedule at least once or twice a week to focus on you. Once you start taking ...

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She Wants To Move: 4 Ways to Keep Active & Live a Healthy Life While Having a Busy Schedule


Sunday, October 15, 2017

By Shadea L. Blyther   As you fall out of summer and jump into the autumn season, the temperature cools down as your schedule heats up! Whether you are in school, working full-time or both, things can get pretty hectic as you try to adjust to your new schedule. You might have worked hard all summer ...

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5 Black Women Who are Taking Over the Fitness World


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

By Taylor Johnson Black female fitness gurus are shutting down the negative stereotype that black women don’t workout. Many black women live fit and healthy lifestyles. Here are 5 women of color who are currently conquering the fitness world and encouraging other women to get in shape! Massy Arias  Photo Credit: http://www.massyarias.com/blog/ Massy is a fitness influencer on ...

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Best Foods to Eat Before/During Your Period


Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Kadisha Kentish The way you eat affects your period. You might think the food you eat before your period doesn’t matter, but it does. What you eat both the week before and during your period sets the tone for your period. Food affects your cramps, irritability, your mood, iron/vitamin levels and the regularity of your ...

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Eat Better, Pay Less: The food guide to eating healthy 5 times a day with $20


Thursday, September 14, 2017

By Aisha Powell After the worldwide phenomenon of “What the Health,” and other health-related documentaries that focus on food, eating healthier is back on the radar. For many, this type of programming sparks an active interest in eating healthier - you watch a show and soon after you swear off baked goods and fried foods from ...

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