Black Health

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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This woman’s entire family got Ebola and she emerged victorious

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Reported by Kacie Whaley When Fatu Kekula discovered that her entire family contracted the Ebola virus, she was the only one willing to save them. With three years of nursing school behind her, she did everything she could to nurse them back to health, and she used her own unique method that saved three out of four family members and ...

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Montel Williams is 58 years old with a six pack and 32-inch waist

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Victor Ochieng For many who’ve seen Montel Williams on his television shows or films, he comes forth as one who’s got everything in place. He has this brave face, passion for what he does, and is always ready to drop one piece of advice after another. Although there has been news that the former US Marine had been officially diagnosed ...

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This Couple “Beat Fat” By Losing Over 500 lbs | Healthy Black Woman

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By: Krystle Crossman Angela and Willie Gillis knew that they were overweight and for most of their lives they did nothing about it. But when their goddaughter was born they realized that if something didn’t change they may not be around to watch her grow up. The married couple had been together for three years and they decided together that ...

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Here’s why your partner should get tested for herpes

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By Victor Ochieng Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that has spread to become common over the years. Because of the subtle nature of the virus in many victims, a number of people live with it without knowing. The sad reality is that even when it isn’t symptomatic, it can still be spread to others. There are two types ...

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BOSS Sports | Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

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Everyone loves Muhammad Ali, and he was one of the greatest athletes of all-time, if not the greatest.  But he’s been a shadow of himself for the last 30 years, suffering from a debilitating ailment that has kept him from being the flashy, sharp man that he once was. Now, it’s being reported by SI.com that Al is in the ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Breaking the Silence And Getting Real About Mental Health

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Mental Health: Breaking The Silence and Getting Real With It by Dr. Sinclair Grey III How many times have you come across someone (whether in your family, within your circle of friends, or a fellow coworker) that didn’t seem right mentally? In other words, what you observed didn’t seem right, appropriate, or justified. All too often, we come into contact ...

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38 Year Old “Biggest Loser” Contestant From Season 7 Dies

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By: Krystle Crossman Damien Gurganious began his weight loss journey on NBC’***** show The Biggest Loser in 2009. His starting weight on the show was 381 pounds. He also competed with his fiancé Nicole Brewer who began her journey at 269 pounds. Even though Damien was eliminated in the third week he continued his weight loss journey from home to ...

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