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African American Holistic Doctor Releases New Line of All-Natural Herbal Ointments

Dr. Nancy

— Dr. Nancy J. Williams has developed all-natural, chemical-free products that help with arthritis, back pain, migraines, sciatica, lupus, sinus congestion, menstrual cramps, and more — Nationwide — You shape […]

Why and How People Are Getting Puppy Poop Infections

African American child with puppy

Puppies are oh so cute, but recently these cute little canines are sending people in 12 states to the hospital. Why? Puppy poop is contaminating people with the potentially deadly […]

Perms, Chemical Relaxers and Other Reasons Why Black Women Suffer the Most From Uterine Fibroids

Black woman suffering from fibroids

Black women are three times more likely to have fibroids and tumors, according to recent research. The cause is believed to be linked to perms and chemicals relaxers.

Even Oprah Had to Fight Depression -- Find Out How She Did It!

Oprah Winfrey

Many people have the misconception that depression is a white man’s disease. It is not. Black people also suffer from depression but are more reluctant to talk about it or […]

Study Confirms What Most Black Women Already Knew About Lupus

Black woman with lupus

Studies show that lupus disproportionately affects minority women, especially black women. The disease is most prevalent in black women, followed by Hispanic, Asian, and white women.

How President Trump is Killing Obamacare

Obamacare Vs. Trumpcare

Since Republicans were unable to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Americans can expect substantially larger healthcare premiums in 2018, according to a recent report. The report, released by the Congressional […]

The Real Reason Why More Blacks and Other Minorities Have (and Die From) Asthma

Black child with asthma

According to The Asthma Center, thousands of people die of asthma each year in the United States. However, the risk of death among African-Americans is three times greater than that […]

D.C. Summit by Prostate Health Education Network Marks National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit

Quincy, MA — Prostate cancer touches lives of the famous like Ambassador Andrew Young and activist-artist Harry Belafonte. But there are tens of thousands of others impacted like Oakland minister, […]

This Eye-Opening Program is Boosting Test Scores For Low Income Students

Low income children helped by Vision to Learn

Researchers have discovered that poor school performance among low-income students can often be traced to poor eyesight. Because of this, a new program called Vision To Learn was formed to […]

Black Ownership in This Controversial Industry is Less Than 1% -- But These 3 Visionaries are Breaking Down the Barriers!

Founders of The Hood Incubators

One of the fastest-growing industries in America today is legal marijuana used for medicinal purposes, yet very few people of color can break into the business. In fact, Black ownership […]

Are You As Happy As You Think You Are? -- Black Couple Releases New Guide That Helps You To Identify, Achieve, Measure, and Optimize Your “Happiness Index”

Errol A. and Marjorie G. Gibbs, authors of Discovering Your Optimum ‘Happiness Index’ (OHI)

Ontario, Canada — Are you as happy as you think you are? What is happiness? What does happiness mean to you? What is Optimum Happiness (OH)? There are many books, […]

They Tried For 10 Years, and Then Finally Gave Birth to 6 Babies -- Now The Kids Are Grown Up... and Famous!

McGhee Family with 6 children

Mia and Rozonno McGhee from Columbus, Ohio, are the proud parents of six children – all born at the same time! After trying for 10 years, the couple finally gave […]

Entry-Level Career Program Launched to Benefit Graduating Black College Students

Black college graduate in a science lab

Columbus, OH — A partnership has been announced between Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and HBCUConnect.com, the largest social network and […]

This Type of Cancer is a Growing Concern in the Black Community!

Black teen with leukemia

There are all different types of cancer. Leukemia is one type that involves the production of abnormal white blood cells in bone marrow. There are four different types of the […]

Black Woman Says She Was Fired From Her Job Because of Experiencing an Onset of Heavy Periods

Alisha Coleman, Black woman fired for having heavy period

Nationwide — Alisha Coleman, an African American woman from Fort Benning, Georgia, has filed a lawsuit against her employer saying that she was subjected to unlawful workplace discrimination when she […]

National Black Breastfeeding Week Celebrates 5th Anniversary with 2017 Theme: Bet On Black! Nourishing Our Families, Communities and Futures

Black mothers breastfeeding

New York, NY — Black Breastfeeding Week, the national awareness campaign that runs from August 25th -31st, celebrates its fifth year with the theme, #BetOnBlack. The week-long celebration was created […]

The American Heart Association to Offer Financial Awards to Innovative Business Solutions for Urban Community Health Issues Through Competition

School gardens

— EmPOWERED To Serve™ business storytelling competition: enter now thru September 5 — Dallas, TX — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, […]

The Number One Cause of Death in America -- Especially for African Americans!

Black man having a heart attack

It’s official; the number one cause of death in America is heart disease. Most Americans are at risk, and it’s not just an age-related disease. At any age, the heart […]

Healthy Profits From Yet Another Black-Owned Juice Bar

Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore

The number of Black-owned juice bars seem to be increasing! Initially, though, opening a juice bar was the farthest thing on Kenny Minor’s mind. However, when his uncle died from […]

Celebrating the 23rd Annual International Locks Conference: Natural Hair, Wholistic Health, and Beauty Expo

International Locks Conference

Nationwide — Much is said about the convenience of the digital age which is full of advanced, ever evolving technology, yet with all the computers, digital gadgets, and electronic means […]

Playwright, Garrett Davis, Using the Performing Arts Theater as a Platform to Bring Awareness to Minority Health and Health Care Issues

Playwright Garrett Davis

New Orleans, LA — How do you teach the mind, touch the body, reach the soul of a man, woman or child? With a reflection of themselves, not in the […]

Meet the Jamaican Woman Who is the Oldest Person in the World at Age 117 -- And Her 97-Year Old Son!

Violet Mosses Brown, the oldest person in the world

Violet Mosses Brown from Jamaica eats whatever she wants. It seems to have worked well for her because she is now the oldest living human in the world and has […]

Oprah Launches New Line of "Heat and Eat" Soups and Sides -- Coming to a Grocery Store Near You!

Oprah's new grocery line of soups and sides

Oprah Winfrey is a self-made billionaire known for her accomplishments on TV and film, but now she has her very own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes called O, […]

New Dermatology App Helps Minorities With Skin Problems and Bridges the Racial Health Disparity Gap

People of different skin color

— First Derm is an app that addresses the issue that only 47% of dermatologists have adequate training to help darker skinned people with skin conditions like razor bumps, skin […]

African Genes in Black People Make Their Immune Systems Stronger, But There's a Downside!

Strong Black man with African genes

Recent medical research has revealed an important fact about immune systems among black Americans. Lab studies showed that black Americans have a stronger immune system than other races. This means […]

Other Races Can Survive 2-3 Heart Attacks, But Here's Why Black People Often Die From the First

African American having heart attack

When it comes to heart attacks, it is best to prevent them in the first place. But it is especially important for blacks because studies show that black men and […]

More Black Lives Can Be Saved From This Serious Health Problem... If Only We Followed These 7 Simple Steps

Black man in hospital with high blood pressure

The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that 45 percent of Black men and 46 percent of Black women have high blood pressure, and are more likely to die from this […]

PHEN Expands National Educational Outreach with Its 2017 Prostate Health Symposiums

Thomas Farrington, founder of the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Quincy, MA — With twelve symposiums in nine states completed from April through June, and another 13 scheduled through November, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is taking its educational […]

This Triggers Kidney Disease in African Americans (But Doesn't for Other Races!)

African American patient with Kidney Disease

Recent research shows that kidney disease is another disease that discriminates. Black Americans carry a gene that puts them at increased risk for kidney disease, according to a recent study […]

Supersizing Urban America -- Black Neighborhoods Continue to Be Targeted by Fast Food Chains, and It's the Government's Fault!

African Americans eating fast food

African Americans are 1.5 times more likely to be obese than white Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Yet thanks to the U.S. government, neighborhoods […]

In Honor of July as Fibroid Awareness Month, The White Dress Project to Host Annual "A Night in White" Affair in DC on July 13th to Raise Awareness

White Dress Project founder

Nationwide — The White Dress Project(TM) will host an elegant evening entitled “A Night in White” in Washington DC on Thursday July 13, 2017 between 6pm and 8:30pm. The event […]

The Outright Fraud of the Breast Cancer Industry to be Exposed at Upcoming "Death By Medisin" Conference in Atlanta

Death by Medisin Conference

By Dr. Scott Whitaker, ND, CNHP Nationwide — Most cancer organizations are a total fraud! They refuse to teach women about the basics of cancer prevention and/or identify the root causes […]

Registered Nurse/ Entrepreneur's "Milky Mama" Product Line Has Helped 10,000+ Breastfeeding Moms Make More Breastmilk

Krystal Duhaney, founder of Milky Mama

— Specially formulated treats help breastfeeding moms produce more milk — Riverside, CA — Krystal Duhaney, a Registered Nurse, is taking the breastfeeding world by storm with her delicious lactation […]

Yes, Diabetes Discriminates! Why Black Patients Should Be More Concerned Than Whites

Black patient with Diabetes

The sad truth is that diseases do not affect all people the same way, and diabetes is one that discriminates. African Americans have higher blood sugar levels than whites with […]

African American Entrepreneur Creates Heart Detection Bracelet to Stave Off Heart Attack

Jemiah Battle, inventor of the Life E-Bracelet

Jemiah Battle, On A Mission To Raise Money For a Life Saving Heart Bracelet, Scores ‘Provisional Patent’ — Nearly 50% of African Americans Diagnosed with Cardiovascular Disease — Greenville, SC […]

If Black Men Don't Do This Earlier Than White Men, They Are More Likely to Die

Black man with prostate cancer

According to the NIH’s U.S. National Library of Medicine, Black men have a higher risk of developing — and dying from — prostate cancer compared to white men, and some […]

'Lean Belly Breakthrough' - The Ultimate Method to Eliminate Belly Fat Permanently

Lean Belly Breakthrough

Chicago, IL — DMG Consumer Info Radio Show has announced that they will be promoting a remarkable and scientifically proven method to reduce 1 pound per day of dangerous belly […]

African American Clinical Aroma Therapist Launches Holistic Products as an Alternative To Opioids In Managing Pain And Stress

Alvin Johnson, clinical aroma therapist

Nationwide — Alvin “Neckbone” Johnson is a certified Clinical Aroma Therapist and also the founder of Nekbonez Place, which has been in business since 2012. His blended hand-made products use […]

Black Women Who Drink 7 or More Alcoholic Beverages Per Week Have an Increased Risk of Developing This Disease

Black women drinking

New research shows that African-American women who drink seven or more alcoholic beverages per week have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their risk increases to 33 percent if […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Healthguv - A Global Social Media Platform For People Who Share the Same Health-Related Interests and Concerns

Joseph Creadle, founder of Healthguv

— Just a click away – Healthguv brings a diverse range of health related subjects and entities at a globally accessible platform that allows quick and efficient flow of information. […]

Beautiful Bride Who Was Fat-Shamed For Her Engagement Photos is Now Happily Married to Her King

Mzznaki Tetteh engagement photo for her wedding

Accra, Ghana — Mzznaki Tetteh, a plus size nurse from Ghana, was cruelly taunted last year on social media after she pictures of her and her fiance, Kojo Amoah (who […]

12-Year Old Boss Launches Gourmet Vegan Popcorn Company

Jayden Hammond, founder of J-Rock Popcorn

12-year old Jayden Hammond from Chicago, IL is the founder of J-Rock’s Pop Gourmet Vegan Popcorn, which sells organic popcorn with premium, organic ingredients and uses organic coconut oil. The […]

Black-Owned Company Behind Woody Wipes, Personal Hygiene Wipes For Men, Launches Father's Day Marketing Campaign

Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes

Atlanta, GA — Entrepreneur Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes, has announced that they are offering specially formulated wipes for the personal hygiene of men. These wipes are not only […]

This Popular "African American Disease" Can Actually Be Reversed

African American woman with diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common conditions that increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Because of its prevalence among African-Americans, some sources are starting to […]

Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Challenges the Fast Food Industry With Healthy Food Alternatives

Co-Founders of Grub Factory

The Grub Factory, based in Baltimore, Maryland at 1210 North Charles Street, is a Black-owned vegan restaurant. Founded by three entrepreneurs, Hurani Ame, Heru Mertief, and Imhotep Fatiu, the restaurant […]

Yes, Living in a Racially Segregated Area Can Increase Your Blood Pressure

A recent study reported in the May issue of JAMA Internal Medicine offered proof that segregated neighborhoods can affect health. The study focused on blood pressure among African-Americans, who suffer […]

26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

Olympia Auset, founder of SUPRMARKT

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to […]

PHEN To Hold 9th Annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer With Black Churches

Father's Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer

— Nationwide Events Will Recognize Survivors With Prayers and Support — Quincy, MA — In churches across the US, a portion of regular Father’s Day services will be devoted to […]