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An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

Millions of American men take a multivitamin each day, but new research shows the pills won't help the heart -- even if a man's nutrition is lacking. "Many had thought that men with 'poor' nutritional status at baseline may benefit more from long-term multivitamin use on cardiovascular outcomes; however, we did not ...

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Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number

Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number

Letting the phrase “age aint nothing but a number” speak volumes, our black men are now aging with stride and confidence! Hollywood actors such as Idris Elba, Michael Ealy, and Morris Chestnut have all embodied the motto “black don’t crack”, a well known slogan that has been adopted by the black community ...

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45% of U.S. Men Infected

45% of U.S. Men Infected

Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men are more likely to stay infected throughout their lives, a new study finds. About 45 percent of U.S. men are infected with the sexually transmitted disease, as are 45 percent of women. Among women, the ...

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Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH In the last two decades, public awareness about intimate partner violence (IPV) has dramatically increased. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical abuse by current or former romantic ...

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A Good Brother to Know

A Good Brother to Know

Bobby Marvin Holmes is a youth mentor, filmmaker, and author. Most of all he's a devoted dad! But that wasn't always the case for the man who became a dad at age seventeen. "I had an on-again, off-again relationship with my daughters' mother until about 2005, when I became a single father." Understanding the ...

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