April is National Minority Health Month, and while we know the dismal statistics regarding diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other common illnesses that affect Black women, one thing we often fail to consider is the dramatic impact work can have on one’s health.
According to a recent study, women need more
By a vote of 18-6, the advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of flibanserin, a drug used to treat sexual dysfunction in women, the New York Times reports.
If approved by the FDA, the pink pill will be used to assist premenopausal women who suffer from
In women, the answer is almost certainly no. Since eggs are produced in the ovaries, which are inside a woman's body, heat from a laptop or other external source is not likely to be so intense that it raises your core body temperature enough to damage the ovaries and hurt
We are introducing a new feature to the website under emotional health. This will be in the form of podcasts mostly. The idea is to reach out to as many women/men as possible. It focuses on emotional health, relatonships, culture and women empowerment.
Todays podcast focuses on advising African girls/women to
As Kouakou Brice, from the Ivory Coast, tries to come to terms with his wife Leonine's death, he finds it hard to understand why she stopped taking her HIV medication.
"Every day I would ask her if she has taken her drugs and she would say yes. I did not know
Vuyiseka Dubula is General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), based in South Africa. As a young woman she joined TAC after learning her HIV positive status. Founded in 1998, TAC advocates for increased access to treatment, care and support services for people living with HIV. Since 1998, TAC
Karyn Washington inspired black women around the world to embrace the beauty of their blackness with the creation of her “For Brown Girls”(FBG) blog and the #DarkSkinRedLip Project. Her legacy is being remembered far too soon. Reports confirm that Karyn Wahington has passed away at the young age of 22
You forgot your car keys at home (for the umpteenth time!), you could barely remember what you had for dinner the other night, and you missed your doctor’s appointment (again!). Does this sound like a familiar story to you? If this is how things go almost every single day, then
I wrote an article last year on the effect passing an anti-gay law could have on the control and spread of HIV. You can find the article here. Interestingly, i got so many gay bashing comments on this article and even some went as far as cursing me out for