Unfortunately within the Black community, Diabetes is very common but we mainly focus on Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is also very prevalent among People of Color...
Thanks to innovative cups, caps and panties, we no longer have to depend on the old-school way to deal with our Aunt Flow.
“In every crisis there is a message. Crises are nature’s way of forcing change–breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.” — Susan L. Taylor Two years ago, life as I knew it came to a standstill, and I experienced a fear that today I still can’t verbalize. […]
It's open enrollment season - this thread is helping plus size women find fat friendly doctors in their area.
Just like one diet doesn’t fit all, one supplement regimen doesn’t either. Vitamins should be based on lifestyle, age, gender, health goals, stress levels, sleep patterns, dietary restrictions, medical conditions and the medications you are taking to name a few. Personalized vitamins reduce the risk of nutrient deficiencies while preventing a buildup of excess vitamins in your body. For […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]