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The downward spiral of overindulgence
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Can you remember the time you ate a whole pint of ice cream because of a bad breakup? Or how about when you took way too many shots of vodka after a rough day at work? Or when you decided to improperly take an extra dose of prescription medication because it helped you relax. It may start out as every once in a while, then once a month, then daily. How did
Stress: Relax… Relate… Release
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Those six letters are uttered a great deal in the conversation. “These kids STRESS me out!” “Work is so STRESSful!” “My bills are just piling up and STRESSing me out!” Whether we talk about work, home, family, finances, death, birth, marriage, etc., stressors are around us. In part, our body may respond the same way with
Vaginal health: 3 key players that cause madness
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Sisterhood is always essential to the soul. To get around with girlfriends/sisters to laugh, cry or even have serious talks about life events seems to be cathartic. During these sister moments, we realize we have the same parts, but they are not all created equally. Such is the case for vaginitis. After my girlfriends and I were discussing a recent post
Study reveals effective treatment program for breast cancer survivors
Thursday, April 9, 2015
In a new study that could help improve the day-to-day quality of life for women with breast cancer, UCLA researchers have developed a cognitive rehabilitation program to address post-cancer treatment cognitive changes, sometimes known as “chemo brain,” which can affect up to 35 percent of post-treatment breast cancer patients. An estimated one

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Book Reading

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Democratic Women

Andrea Harris, co-founder of the NC Institute of


Black Family Conference

Annually, Strengthening The Black Family, Inc.

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BOOK: Fleeing war-torn Africa and returning

Greener on the Other Side By Lionel Ntasano Authoright Publishing, $18.99 PN African teenager

2015 Volkswagen Golf R

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Let Social Security jazz up your retirement plan

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a perfect time to move your feet and revel in the smooth beats