Elev8 Health

When I think of my many years buying 10 packs of noodles for a dollar, then religiously eating them for seemingly every meal, I get very nostagic and am reminded of my simplier, carefree youth. Then, I see a video that takes that same “food” and uses it to fix a broken sink. Suddenly, my […]

Ayesha Curry has been an open book as of late, using her platform as a discussion board to inform or engage with other women. After breaking the Internet when she disclosed her insecurities around not being desired by mean outside her marriage, the basketball wife revealed she had a botched boob job. After having her […]

The Duchess Of Sussex Meghan Markle reportedly used a doula during the birth of the royal baby, prompting more women to explore the benefits of having a doula in the room when they’re delivering their child. Doulas are becoming ever more popular as Black women continue to die at disproportionately higher rates during childbirth. Having […]

Women's Health

Raena Granberry shares her experience receiving substandard maternal care during her first two pregnancies and calls in other black women to help them have better experiences than hers.

Women's Health

HIV-positive blogger Ciarra reflects on her past mistakes and the power of living in her truth, proudly.

For National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Masonia Traylor has an important message for Black women about testing, stigma and putting their health first.

In an interview in the September issue of Vogue, Beyonce revealed that she experienced toxemia, also known as preeclampsia, while pregnant with her twins, Rumi and Sir. The diagnosis left her swollen and bed ridden for over a month. The condition eventually lead to an emergency C-section, which required the youngest pair of the Carter […]

The "young Barry White of food" also offers up advice on how to get the stubborn men in your life to go to the doctor's office.

Gospel singer and Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams has checked herself into a rehab facility to battle depression. She’s been open with her struggles with depression, speaking on them in an interview on The Talk last year. https://youtu.be/uHYNSaW6Ttw In a statement Tuesday, Michelle said, “For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental […]

In the latest issue of Essence, Janet Jackson reveals how she’s continually battled with depression throughout her life. “I struggled with depression. The struggle was intense,” Jackson shares about life in her thirties. “Low self-esteem might be rooted in childhood feelings of inferiority. It could relate to failing to meet impossibly high standards. And of […]

Despite her youthful and effervescent appearance, Janet Jackson struggled with depression in her 30s. The Essence Festival headliner opened up about her bout with the mental illness to Essence Magazine, revealing details she’s never before shared. “These were difficult years, when I struggled with depression,” she said. “The struggle was intense. I could analyze the […]