Black Health

Bobbi Kristina Is Beginning to Do Much Better…..according to doctors


by Naturally Triece After a crazy whirlwind that I refused to write about, I am officially happy to say that Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina is doing much better than she was this past few days. It has been scary for me (not even knowing her) but I am sure that her father has been in a ...

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You Probably Have This on Your Ovaries and Don’t Even Realize It


By: Krystle Crossman Cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can occur anywhere in the body or under the skin. What most women don’t realize is that they most likely have cysts on their ovaries. People tend to get scared when they hear the word cyst and equate it with a tumor, but this is not the case. Most cysts are harmless ...

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Bobbi Kristina on a ventilator, showing reduced brain function


The sudden and surprising collapse of Bobbi Kristina Brown was shocking and eery, with her body being found in a bathtub.  Her mother Whitney Houston was found in the same condition and her death soon followed. It was reported earlier that Bobbi was in a medically-induced coma, and that she appeared to be getting better.  But the news is not ...

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Here’s how racism can stress you out and kill you

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The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York reignited calls to end police brutality, especially within black and brown communities. Racism inflicted by police officers, however, is only one threat posed to blacks. Racism has health effects that are directly tied to how our human bodies react to stress. From the New Republic: As an ...

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What Happens When You Drink Coffee Before Your Workout


By: Krystle Crossman We all know that you must stay hydrated before a workout. You need the water to help your muscles move and to help your heart pump the way that it should. There is another drink that is great for a pre-workout routine that you may not think about. It isn’t a sports drink and it’s not a ...

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What Women Don’t Know About Egg Freezing


By: Krystle Crossman Women are choosing to start their families later and later these days. Sometimes it is due to not finding the right man to settle down with, sometimes it is because they have a great career, and other times they just are not ready to have children. Whatever the reason it doesn’t change the fact that as you ...

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6-year old girl found hanging from a jump rope

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The New York Daily News has reported the kind of tragedy that almost none of us want to think about.  A six year old girl was found hanging from a jump rope in what many believe to be an apparent suicide. It appears that after being placed in foster care, the girl’s suicidal and homicidal thoughts began to increase, leading ...

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Losing Holiday weight with your workout in the bedroom


by Anna Bella Well, the festive season has come and gone, you’ve had one turkey dinner too many, and your man is handling more booty than he used to. And that’s okay – if you’re comfortable with it. If you’re not, here are some things you can do to get your booty back to where it used to be. 1. ...

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The Problem With Calling Yourself “Thick” When You’re Overweight

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By Tamala Perkins Many women have the challenge of trying to lose weight and failing over and over or working very hard to lose weight only to gain it all back and sometimes even be heavier than before the original weight loss. Going on fad diets and trying to lose too much weight too quickly is often what leads to ...

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BOSS Sports | Watch: ESPN host breaks down in tears as she remembers the great Stuart Scott

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Stuart Scott is a sports legend, we all know that. He touched so many lives with his energetic commentary and strong spirit that fought hard in the face of cancer. The cancer took Scott’s life at the age of 49, but his legacy and energy live on in those that knew him in life. Hannah Storm, one of the commentators ...

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