Health

Fitness Motivation: #GimmeFive

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With summer just a few short weeks away writer Natasha Sistrunk-Robinson shares her fitness plans and encourages others to join in the #GimmeFive movement. Read more

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Get Fit with These Black-Owned Businesses

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You’ve heard of buying black but do you know about working out black? Find out more about some of the most successful and fun black-owned fitness enterprises. Read more

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How to Practice Dietary Restraint During the Holidays

By Renee Simpson 

The next month and a half will be filled with food, here’s a little guidance to keep the holiday spread on the table and off of you. Read more

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Do Strong Religious Beliefs Help Cancer Patients Battle the Disease Better?

By Rev. Percy McCray 

Faith and wellness expert Rev. Percy McCray discusses the validity of prayer and faith in the midst of cancer and other illnesses. Read more

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The Affordable Care Act and African Americans

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An overview of how the Affordable Care Act may address inequities and improve health outcomes for African Americans. Read more

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What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act

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Open enrollment for the ACA begins on October 1, but do you know some of the finer points about the plan? Find out here. Read more

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The Kermit Gosnell Case: America on Trial

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Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the former operator of the Women’s Medical Society, is currently on trial for the deaths of four infants and a woman. What does his trial reveal about who we are as a country? Read more

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Rethinking Sacrifice

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Through the lens of the cross, Rev. Toby Sanders invites us to reimagine what a healthy notion of sacrifice would mean for our vocations and our communities Read more

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Black Churches Host Kidney Sunday

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African-Americans are 13 percent of the US population, but represent 32 percent of kidney failure cases nationally. To combat this public health issue, black churches are hosting Kidney Sundays to raise awareness and highlight solutions to the problem. Read more

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Common Grace Flowing at the Jersey Shore

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Hurricane Sandy did a lot of mischief at the Jersey Shore, but common grace is flowing like a flood. Read more

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