Community Leaders Join Forces with Historic African American Cultural Institution to Culminate Black History Month by Providing Critical Needs to Food Insecure Individuals and Families

February 26, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Sunday, February 28, 2021, local state legislators will join the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC) powered by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), Sheriff Pat Labat, Fulton County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chair Natalie Hall, Hammonds House Museum and a diverse array of grassroots community organizations to…

Fighting Sickle Cell Disease in the Age of COVID

After-Care for a Life-Saving Procedure May Be Out of Reach For Sickle Cell Patients (Black PR Wire) Gwinnett County, Georgia — Online Media Interactive, LLC, a local Atlanta technology company announced today that the company is planning a virtual fundraiser to help a client who will soon undergo a bone marrow transplant to save her…

Know Your History, Know Your Risk: Saving Black Lives From Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen® Is Committed to Eliminating Disparities in Outcomes for Black Women February 01, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, the inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic have long been experienced by Black women with breast cancer. The tragic history of…

Veguary: Afro-Vegan Society to Celebrate Black History Month with Celebration of Black Plant-Based Traditions, Vegan Living Pledge

Chefs, physicians, athletes and filmmakers join forces to promote the health benefit of the plant-based diet (Black PR Wire) BALTIMORE, MD – The Afro-Vegan Society (AVS) will mark Black History Month with Veguary, a series of free programs highlighting the contributions of Black trailblazers, and the many benefits of vegan living in Black communities, and…

Fact vs. fiction: Tonight’s JSU Latino/Hispanic town hall aims to shred misinformation about COVID-19 vaccine

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Latino/Hispanic leaders will convene a special COVID-19 town hall forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, sponsored by Jackson State University and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) to tout the benefits of vaccination to vulnerable immigrants and citizens. Dr. Nelson Atehortua, assistant professor in JSU’s Behavioral and Environmental Health in…

BET to Air “COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community A Tyler Perry Special” Premiering Thursday, January 28 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her

The Half Hour Special Features a Sitdown Interview with Tyler Perry and Top Medical Experts from Grady Health System Who Will Address the Public’s Concerns and Fears About the COVID-19 Vaccine January 26, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BET and media mogul Tyler Perry announced an exclusive news special, “COVID-19 Vaccine…

The Lisa Foundation, Whoopi Goldberg and CVS Pharmacy Join Forces to Launch National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Campaign​

September 04, 2018 06:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Lisa Foundation, the U.S. leader in driving awareness and education in the fight against brain aneurysms, has joined forces with Whoopi Goldberg and CVS Pharmacy during Brain Aneurysm Awareness month to launch a first-of-its-kind national campaign to educate Americans about the signs and symptoms of a brain aneurysm…

6 Popular Food Combinations That Can Be Harmful Your Health

You may have heard it before that when two great things come together, magic happens. Well, it may be partially true. One cannot simply deny the fact that spaghetti tastes amazing with meatballs (stirred in marinara sauce), but what most people don’t know is that the food combination can wreak havoc on your health. That’s…

How To Motivate Yourself To Workout At Home

Let’s face it: needing to go to the gym to get your workout in can be a commitment. Sometimes gyms are far, out of the way, or too crowded to get anything meaningful done. It has certain advantages, but learning how to work out on your own in the comfort of your own house is…

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking Prescription Pills

It is an inevitability of life that we will all be faced with an illness that will require us to take prescription drugs. Many of these medicines are incredible things that can save your life. However, prescription drugs are not worry-free miracle cures. Taking them should not be a decision made lightly. There are over…

All You Need to Know About Meal Prep

Even though bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts used to be the only ones who practiced preparing their meals for a whole week in advance, the truth is that more and more people these days have started doing this on a weekly basis. Meal prepping is definitely one of the most useful practices if you’re a parent…

How To Get That Summer Bod, Fast!

Although our warm summer months have faded into a sunny memory, we all know summer bodies are made in the winter. Even though it’s tempting to give in to the treats and sweets that are a hallmark of the winter season and put your exercise schedule into hibernation for a few months, failing to work…

Keeping Focus: The Key To Achieving Fitness Goals

How many times have you heard the phrase, “you just need to focus?.” This statement has been recycled in many different forms, but they all have the same basic point. Keeping Focus is a key factor in achieving your goals. This can be a short-term or long-term goal, everything from passing a test to losing…

7 Easy Everyday Drinks That Fight Inflammation

Are you suffering from inflammation all the time? Don’t take it lightly. Depending on which part of your body is affected, this problem could end up fatal. It is true especially if major organs are affected. The truth is that inflammation happens because of the kind of food you eat. A change in lifestyle could…

7 Ways Superfoods Can Change Your Life

Eating superfoods has become quite popular nowadays, but it’s more than just the latest trend. Fruits, veggies, fish, and various sorts of nuts have numerous benefits that impact both our physical and emotional health. Here’s how nibbling superfoods can save you from your old ways. They slow down aging Apart from being good for your…

KELLY ROWLAND’S NEW BOOK “WHOA, BABY!”

In addition to Kelly Rowland’s credits as a Grammy-award winner, executive producer, and actress, she can now add being a book author to the list. Rowland released her first book titled “Whoa, Baby! – A Guide for Young and New Mothers Who Feel overwhelmed and Freaked Out”. For her mom’s guide, she enlisted the assistance…

8 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

The benefits of healthy eating are still not fully understood by many. This is why a lot of people are still not giving much attention to it or making this as a priority. One of the things that you gain from eating the right foods is the prevention of various diseases. Poor eating habits may…

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Did You Schedule Your Pap Smear?

January is Cervical Cancer Health Awareness Month and I couldn’t let it pass by without sharing ways to prevent cervical cancer. One of the major cause of cervical cancer is HPV (human papillomavirus), which is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. Research has shown that there are about 79 million Americans with…

What You Should Know About The Good Oils

The true saturated nature or so-called “polyunsaturated” vegetable oil products (margarine is one) which are made by the chemical process called hydrogenation and are certainly not “polyunsaturated”. Many people misunderstand this terminology and rightly so because there is a deliberate commercial advantage in representing “margarine” as a “healthful” alternative to butter. Nevertheless, it is of…

The Signs of Hormone Imbalance in Women and What You Can Do About It

  An understanding of the effects of hormone imbalance in women is vital for your sustained health and wellness, as the many hormones produced in your body are vital for the normal functioning of your body systems. Typically, the production of hormones fluctuates all through your life in response to puberty, pregnancy, perimenopause, and menopause….

Condoms – All You Need to Know! [Infographic]

Condoms – it’s not exactly a glamorous topic of conversation, however, it still is a very important one for people to consider. Condoms are obviously necessary in the prevention of an unwanted pregnancy, but they also provide a way for people to have safe sex. It’s a known fact that STDs are on the rise…