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5 Exercises to Fight Holiday Weight Gain

5 Exercises to Fight Holiday Weight Gain

Want to stop holiday weight gain? People start gaining weight in October and peak 10 days after Christmas, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The average weight gained in less than three months is 1.3 pounds, but it could take up to five months to lose it. In addition to […]

HPV Vaccinations Protect Against Certian Cancers [Video]

HPV Vaccinations Protect Against Certian Cancers [Video]

Receiving the series for Human Papillomavirus is possibly one of the most essential vaccinations a child should receive. The CDC reports that 90 percent of all individuals will be infected with HPV at least once in their lifetime. The vaccine protects against most papillomavirus-related illnesses such as cervical, vaginal, vulvar, penile, anal, and throat cancers. In […]

Trump Administration Quashes CDC Terminology

Trump Administration Quashes CDC Terminology

Imagine the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention being told to change their terminology merely to appease GOP science naysayers. The Trump administration did just that when they submitted a list banned words to CDC policy analysts. Interestingly, these terms aline with the political rhetoric President Donald Trump uses on a daily basis, especially on his […]

Black Women and the Evolution of Hair

Black Women and the Evolution of Hair

For many years black women have come under heavy scrutiny and criticism for having darker skin tone, voluptuous body shape and a unique texture to their natural hair. Throughout the pages of history and modern day media, black women have been mistreated and negatively portrayed in the eyes of other races. Despite unfavorable representation, black […]

Transforming From Isaiah to Crystal

Transforming From Isaiah to Crystal

Born Isaiah Mikel, before the transformation, he was attached to his mother’s hip.  As a child dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), he controlled his environment as much as a small child could.  Isaiah’s bedroom would always be obsessively neat and his clothes folded and arranged very meticulously.  Too young to craft the words to […]

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