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National Conference is establishing and sustaining Health Ministries for African Americans

For 29 years: The Balm In Gilead, Inc. builds and strengthens the capacity of African-American faith communities to deliver programs and services that contribute to the elimination of health disparities. Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference is the leading training conference for establishing and sustaining Health Ministries for congregations serving African Americans. Their goal: Increase an understanding...

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9 Things Your Fingernails Reveal About Your Health

9 Things Your Fingernails Reveal About Your Health

9 Things Your Fingernails Reveal About Your Health Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to our fingernails beyond how often to clip them or which color to paint them. But besides protecting our fingertips or making a beauty statement, your nails say a lot more about your body than you think. “The...

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Lessons You Can Learn From a Breakup

Lessons You Can Learn From a Breakup

There really are upsides to breaking things off. Breakups suck. Getting rejected never feels good, and initiating a split comes with its own set of challenges. But more often than not, the end of a relationship teaches us something about ourselves—as well as who (and how) we want to love. Here, seven women share the...

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Natural Hair & Health Expo #NHHE2018: Celebrity Guests Rotimi from Power, GlamTwinz, Timon K Durrett, and Jasmine Sanders of the DL Hughley show

Natural Hair & Health Expo #NHHE2018: Celebrity Guests Rotimi from Power, GlamTwinz, Timon K Durrett, and Jasmine Sanders of the DL Hughley show

All roads lead to the #MagicCity, March 10, 2018, for the Natural Hair & Health Expo #NHHE2018. Featuring celebrity guests Rotimi from Power, Alabama’s own GlamTwinz, Timon K Durrett from Queen Sugar, and hosted by Jasmine Sanders of the DL Hughley show. This is a must-attend event! Ladies grab your best friends. Fellas bring your...

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Alabama Rated as 2016 2nd Unhappiest State

Alabama Rated as 2016 2nd Unhappiest State

Can money truly buy happiness? Most people might be inclined to say no, based on moral principles. But some researchers beg to differ, suggesting that money can indeed contribute to happiness — but only up to a certain dollar amount. According to their findings, life satisfaction, one of the two main components of happiness, increases...

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What’s The Deal With Going Gluten-Free?

What’s The Deal With Going Gluten-Free?

You may be wondering about just what a “gluten- free” diet is for many reasons. Maybe you were recently diagnosed  with celiac disease, or maybe your child’s classmate can’t enjoy sweets that include gluten. You may have noticed restaurant menu selections marked “gluten-free” or all the foods in grocery stores that sport gluten-free labels. So...

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FIVE TIPS TO LOSING WEIGHT IN 2016

FIVE TIPS TO LOSING WEIGHT IN 2016

By Tasha K. Feaster, MD January 2016 is almost in the books and if you’re anything like me, your new year’s resolution to lose weight has become quite the challenge. Although many people recognize the significant health benefits of healthier eating, smoking cessation and physical exercise, many have no idea where to start or falter...

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