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Sex and Prostate Cancer

Sex and Prostate Cancer

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Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don’t do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests. Prostate cancer occurs more often in ...

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Stepfather: Rising to the Ocasion

Stepfather: Rising to the Ocasion

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Being a step parent can be challenging but the journey has its rewards.

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Start Growing Your Wealth Today

Start Growing Your Wealth Today

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You don't have to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth in order to see real dividends in your bank account. We've got five sure-fire ways to stack that paper, even if you ...

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Opiod Use Among Millennials

Opiod Use Among Millennials

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Millennial Opiod Survey Results Surprising

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Your Tattoo Safety Check-list

Your Tattoo Safety Check-list

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Before you get tatted up, take care to reduce your risk of communicable diseases.

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Are You Taking Antidepressants?

Are You Taking Antidepressants?

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Are you still taking antidepressants? Do they still work? When depression symptoms improve after starting an antidepressant, many people need to continue taking medication long ...

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Barriers to Treatment for Black Men

Barriers to Treatment for Black Men

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Black men often experience significant psychological stress as a result of discrimination, social and economic challenges, and racial injustice.

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Hip Hop & His Health

Hip Hop & His Health

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“Man, that’s how they try to get you.” I recently overheard an emotional conversation between two men discussing mental health. In their back and forth, the two were able ...

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  1. Reply
    Staff Contributor December 28, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    We recognize the contributions and accomplishments of black men to their industry, society, and the world. Thanks for making a difference! I love this site.

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    Staff Contributor December 11, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Well done brother.

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    Staff Contributor December 5, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    This article makes good point about “factors” that are protective and those that pose additional risk.

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    Staff Contributor November 30, 2011 at 11:12 pm

    Such a journey Angel has taken, glad you shared the story. God bless!

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    Staff Contributor November 26, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Yes, it’s true that you are what you EAT and so is your sperm! Men take notice.

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    Staff Contributor November 25, 2011 at 7:24 am

    This young man has been missing for nearly a year and like too many, the case doesn’t get the attention it deserves. We must save ourselves!

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    Staff Contributor November 22, 2011 at 1:03 am

    This is a woman on a mission and we love her for it. Thanks for pushing this agenda!

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    Staff Contributor November 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    I am new to coconut water and will seek out a sample because Mr. Williams writes so credibly about it. Who else has tried it…let me hear from you!

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    Staff Contributor November 19, 2011 at 2:44 am

    Say it isn’t so. Pizza is pizza, vegetables are vegetables.

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    Staff Contributor November 10, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    Great insight on what happens in “real life” and how weight gain can creep up on you. Good stuff. I’m e-mailing this to friends.

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    Staff Contributor November 6, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    Do you take any supplement pills? Which ones?

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    Staff Contributor October 31, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    Great stuff. Love some mac-n-cheese.

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    Staff Contributor October 29, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    I’m wondering what other Halloween tips am I forgetting? Add yours here…

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    Staff Contributor October 29, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    I wonder what this is going to mean for beer and wine manufacturers in the USA and around the world?

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    Staff Contributor October 28, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Glad to hear this is helpful Johnnie.

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    Staff Contributor October 27, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    Get tested and make sure you are reducing your risk for HIV and other STDs. Be careful.

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    Staff Contributor October 26, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Get the facts about the president’s student loan relief plan.

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    Staff Contributor October 24, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    Get to know the facts so you can protect yourself and your sexual partners, maybe even your unborn child.

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    Staff Contributor October 21, 2011 at 2:23 am

    This is the type of article to link in your next e-mail to your buddies. They will thank you!

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    Staff Contributor October 7, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    What’s so amazing is that Mr. Isaiah Washington is also a Chief of the Mende people in Sierra Leone. He’s a great guy.

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    Staff Contributor October 7, 2011 at 1:43 am

    Mr. Washington was such a great interview subject. It’s refreshing to talk to someone so willing to share their honest opinions and insights. Appreciated.

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    Staff Contributor October 2, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    I appreciate that while mainstream television may not give fair and balanced coverage of stories related to black males and their communities, each of these brothers on their respective platform expands the conversation and enriches us all. Job well done brothers.

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    Staff Contributor September 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    I think you are absolutely right!

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    Staff Contributor September 25, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Interesting that this particular article is seen as a scare tactic in comparison to other health issues. It is my hope this information helps somebody somewhere. In fact, I hope this is true for the entire website. It is the mission to taise awareness.

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    Staff Contributor September 22, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Mark, I can appreciate your comment. Thanks for leaving it. AS EIC, I think the message here is really “too much of a good thing” can be unhealthy in ways that do not increase HIV/STD risk. I take full responsibility for the content. Thanks again for commenting.

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    Staff Contributor September 3, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Asad, much appreciated. We need to support one another. Let’s connect brother.

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    Staff February 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    Believe it or not, but the Super Bowl can really bring families togther. For those that dont watch football, the food and gathering, makes it a special day. Good luck to the Falcons going to the Super Bowl next year.

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    Staff Contributor April 15, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Please consult with a physician. It’s not possible for our team to dispense anything that could be construed as medical advice. Here is a link for more information on the subject: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/supplement-guide-calcium

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    Staff Contributor October 11, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    You should consult a physician. It is our policy to refrain from dispensing personal medical advice. Thank you for visiting Healthyblackmen.org.

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    Staff Contributor January 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    You may want to start with the United Way and local half-way houses.

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    Staff Contributor March 19, 2013 at 11:15 am

    Research indicates masturbation to be ‘normal’ and common. I’d recommend talking to a professional if it becomes an issue in your life.

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    Staff Contributor March 10, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Hi Cece,

    Thanks for the question. Herpes typically does not manifest that way with a sex partner. I am not a physician and so I would direct you and/or your partner to a local clinic or health department. You can also call the toll-free 24 hour STD/HIV hotline at 1-800-232-4636. Be safe.

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    Staff Contributor October 20, 2012 at 8:23 am

    I think this is likely part of the issue. A recent Poz magazine survey identified factors why people delay treatment, the top reasons included things like, ‘not feeling sick at the moment,’ ‘not knowing who to see for HIV care,’ and the number one reason was ‘feeling ashamed and embarrassed about having HIV.’

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    Staff Contributor August 25, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Glad that you appreciate it.

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    Staff Contributor July 9, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    It’s an area where there is widespread agreement that an intervention is required yet the devastation continues. What are missing here?

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    Staff Contributor June 18, 2012 at 1:46 am

    Agreed. It gives “family planning” a whole new meaning. It’s critical to consider the sexual partner today could be a co-parent in 9 months. Plan accordingly.

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    Staff Contributor May 31, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Our military veterans deserve much better treatment upon their return home. Can you imagine surviving Vietnam, Iraq, or Afghanistan only to succumb to lack of medical care at home.

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    Staff Contributor May 30, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Good points Kevin, I wonder about liability if the “wrong results” are publicized. Where is the liability then? Do we want to be a nation with less or more control over our medical content?

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    Staff Contributor May 25, 2012 at 9:00 am

    This type of device could help millions but could also risk privacy. Be careful either way.

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    Staff Contributor April 29, 2012 at 8:49 am

    Thanks Tarun. Hope you enjoy our other content as well.

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    Staff Contributor April 17, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    Phil you make some great points. All of us have value and deserve respect. We need have laws and policies that reflect this as well. Racism is real, explicit and subtle just like sexism, homophobia,etc. We must do better in protecting each other and valuing each other. It’s the American way it should be.

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    Staff Contributor March 22, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Damon, thanks for the great comment and for sharing your own path to the correct diagnosis and services. I hope you are better than ever. Stay strong brother.

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    Staff Contributor December 30, 2011 at 11:46 pm

    Thanks. Will check into it.

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    Staff Contributor December 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    I have to admit that I had the iPhone 3G but thought it felt like a toy, then the BB Torch came out-A HYBRID. It worked for me. I like it but I have to admit to being swayed by other Apple products, so the phone would fit nicely. I’m secretly swooning the iPad2 for 2012.

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    Staff Contributor December 21, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    I see there is an evolution in your smartphones. What single feature made you switch from BB to Droid?

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    Staff Contributor December 17, 2011 at 8:41 am

    It’s definitely coming. Thanks for giving us feedback.

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    Staff Contributor December 15, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    I very much appreciate you sharing this Cheryl. Too many fathers are not in their children’s lives and it is damaging. I agree brothers must step up and women must make better decisions who decide to create a child with too, right?

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    Staff Contributor December 13, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I hear that ice cold is the only way to try it. I’ve had it once (ice cold) and liked it. Is it popular where you are?

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    Staff Contributor August 10, 2011 at 11:24 am

    Thanks Marlon. It’s disturbing but I can understand that so many brothers have so many “strikes against them”— poverty, drugs, crime-ridden communities, unemployment, baby-mama drama, poor self esteem/self-worth…along with a society that BOTH elevates the black man via the election of Barack Obama and yet personally demonizes him to the point of reinforcing that black males are systematically de-valued even when you are president…all of this contributes to brothers wanting to just “not deal with another issue” and while it’s painful, it’s understandable from a mental stress perspective.

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    Staff Contributor July 9, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    You can always get more than one…

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