Browsing Archive March, 2015

Bisi Alimi is a Global Voice

Bisi Alimi is a Global Voice

If Adebisi ‘Bisi’ Alimi had his way, he would have been known for his acting performances rather than being the first person ever to come out as gay on Nigerian television. It was 2004 and he was 29-years-old and just diagnosed as HIV positive. And unlike celebrities who come out as gay in the United States, there was ...

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9 Steps to Real Happiness

9 Steps to Real Happiness

Being happy is a goal, a destination, a state of being we all aspire to everyday. There are lots of books, motivational speakers, etc. who'll tell you that happiness is a choice that is achievable. It takes effort and intent. We offer nine (9) ways to get closer to happy! Define and visualize success Goal ...

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

More than 1 in 3 adults aged 50 and older are not being screened as recommended for colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk begin regular screening at age 50. People at higher risk, such as those with a family history of colon cancer, may need to start screening earlier. ...

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Chantix Safety Warning

Chantix Safety Warning

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that Pfizer Inc's quit-smoking drug, Chantix, is associated with seizures and that some patients who drink while taking the drug may become aggressive or black out. The agency said it approved an update to the drug's label in 2014 but issued the public notice to ensure ...

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Xavier Spencer Joins Healthy Black Men

Xavier Spencer Joins Healthy Black Men

Healthy Black Men is pleased to announce that Marriage and Family Therapist, Xavier Spencer of Ohio is now part of our national faculty of subject matter experts. "I help individuals, couples and families to identify and alleviate psychological problems in the context of their interpersonal relationships." ...

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Nat’l Blk Sexuality Conf.

Nat’l Blk Sexuality Conf.

The Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships is devoted to addressing the epistemological, ontological, and social construction of sexual expression and relationships of persons within the African diaspora. The journal seeks to take into account the transhistorical substrates that subsume behavioral, affective, ...

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