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An Open Letter To My Therapist Who Called Me A 'Strong Black Woman'
Contessa Louise Cooper
Writer, Speaker, Advocate and Autism Mom.
Maybe I can help save someone else from just being “A Strong Black Woman,” and coping with it alone.
This 11-Year-Old Is One Of The Youngest Certified Yoga Teachers In America
Tabay Atkins donates 100 percent of the proceeds from his classes to those with cancer.
Unraveling The African American Health Disparity: Four Ways Men Can Fight Back
James LaVelle Dickens, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
When it comes to health, your race and gender can be a factor in how long you live. This is especially true for the 21.5
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Why Black Women Should Care About Congress Taking Away Health Care
Center for Community Change Action
Social justice organization
I did not think a health care debate like this would ever concern me. Until it did.
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Black Americans Are Living Longer But Health Disparities Persist, CDC Says
By David Beasley, Reuters
Health gaps mean African Americans are still more likely to die at a younger age.
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Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’
The world wouldn't be the same had it not been for Henrietta.
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Baltimore Facility Wants To De-Stigmatize Mental Health Care Among Low-Income Residents
"In L.A., people brag about going to see their therapists. Therapy is not a bad thing,” said the center's executive director.
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Studies Highlight Gender, Racial Inequalities In Medical Profession
By Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters
Female doctors received poorer evaluations than men and were underrepresented at grand rounds.
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The Heart Of The Matter
Tracie Frank Mayer
Celebrated international author of 'Incompatible With Nature.'
Upon receiving the news I began screaming and crying: My son was born with only half of his heart
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Dr. Mary Bassett: We Must 'Name Racism' As A Cause of Poor Health
Racism is messy. But acknowledging its effects is a key part of improving public health.
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I Will Never Forget The Day
President & CEO, AIDS United
On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day be aware that support of a mother, father, sister, brother, uncle, aunt, or cousin can be lifesaving.
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Despite Higher Rates Of Diabetes, Black Patients Are Rarely Included In Drug Trials
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
About 13 percent of black Americans have diabetes, which is twice the rate of white Americans.
A Seat At The Table: How Will A Trump Presidency Affect Black Health?
Passionate Public Health Professional | Health and Wellness | ...
It’s been 46 days since Donald Trump was elected president by middle America. The apocalypse has indeed begun, ladies and
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Here Are 4 Myths About Diversity In Science
By Francie Diep, Pacific Standard
What makes diversity initiatives fail, and how to fix them.
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Viola Davis: Black Women Getting Self-Care Isn't 'A Sign Of Weakness'
“We have a tendency to care for everyone else, other than ourselves."
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