World AIDS Day 2022; get on the Healthy Love Bus

World AIDS Day 2022; get on the Healthy Love Bus

In 1989, Dazon Dixon Diallo recognized a growing need in the African American community for health care services. As HIV decimated the lives of loved ones, friends, and family, there were many who still insisted on believing that it only targeted a particular demographic. Stigma prevented people from seeking the support and treatment that they […]

Make conversations about cancer screening a priority this holiday season

Make conversations about cancer screening a priority this holiday season

The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family for food, fun and great conversations. But imagine those conversations not going as planned and the joy of being with your loved ones overshadowed by someone sharing that they have cancer. You may not have been ready to have that discussion, yet it was […]

Dr. Q, the man behind GloRilla’s new smile, tells all about cosmetic dentistry

Dr. Q, the man behind GloRilla's new smile, tells all about cosmetic dentistry

Quodarrius Toney, DDS, best known as “Dr. Q” is a celebrity dentist and entrepreneur originally from Memphis, Tennessee. As a Howard University alumnus he studied chemistry and sports medicine, and later also attended Howard’s dental school. He is now changing the dental industry in Atlanta. When it comes to dentistry, people may feel insecure about […]

Tasanet Meri Iti is thriving, despite living with HIV and breast cancer

Tasanet Meri Iti is thriving, despite living with HIV and breast cancer

The National Library of Science found that African American women have disproportionately high rates of HIV and cancer. Despite advances in therapy and treatment during the 34 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, African American women lack access to proper healthcare and resources to sustain a healthy life  A severe health diagnosis can disrupt all aspects […]

Lala Milan creates feminine wellness product Vagitaminz

Lala Milan creates feminine wellness product Vagitaminz

Women are prone to many issues with vaginal health and need the right products to feel comfortable. Influencer Lala Milan created a new gelatin capsule with ingredients that are designed help the vagina maintain balanced pH and hormone levels. Vagitaminz is Milan’s version of a natural vaginal vitamin that is FDA-approved for women with recurring […]

Cheryl Burnside of Phenomenal Women’s Health spotlights lupus awareness

Cheryl Burnside of Phenomenal Women's Health spotlights lupus awareness

Phenomenal Women’s Health recently celebrated 13 years in operation and paid homage Katherine Peterson who lived a life dedicated to service to others, even in the face of all odds. The beloved benefactor, who succumbed to a battle with lupus, was known as an exceptional mother, grandmother, and friend who gave selflessly. She fought so […]

Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross joins Disney to run her 1st 5K

Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross joins Disney to run her 1st 5K

You may recognize Sanya Richards-Ross as the newest peach-holding cast member of the ever-popular Bravo “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” franchise, but for years the Olympic champion was known as the fastest woman in the world. The four-time Olympic gold medalist had nothing else to prove when she retired from track and field in 2016, […]

Witherite Law Group hosts mental health workshop for Atlanta high school

Witherite Law Group hosts mental health workshop for Atlanta high school

For over two decades, Amy Witherite, a seasoned personal injury lawyer, has worked to help disenfranchised communities injured in traffic accidents. Her firm, Witherite Law Group, has also been very intentional in working with communities in Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth helping youth and families in various capacities. In addition to being a lawyer, Witherite is […]

Winning the battle against keloid scarring

Winning the battle against keloid scarring

Keloid scarring is one of the unusual skin conditions people experience and can come from many things like a C-section or getting tattoos or piercings. According to Medical News Today, keloids are more likely to develop in areas of the body with more melanocytes (cells that make pigment), making Black, Asian and Hispanic people more […]

Why protected sex is the best sex

Why protected sex is the best sex

In a world where sex is glorified and marketed consistently through music, TV shows, and commercials; sex education is more important than ever. Most importantly, safe sex will never go out of style. In moments of temptation, it’s easy to be irresponsible for a quick moment of pleasure, but hasty decisions can lead to long-term […]

5 beauty brands supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

5 beauty brands supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is bigger than the return of seasonal drinks and the comeback of our favorite Ugg boots, as it is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many of our favorite brands are going pink to celebrate. Bobbi Brown ‘Proud to Pink Crushed Oil-Infused Gloss Duo’ Bobbi Brown is down for the cause as their Proud to […]

5 signs of breast cancer to look out for

5 signs of breast cancer to look out for

The month of October is all about breast cancer awareness. The month is dedicated to helping women get educated on what signs to look for and also to help raise funds for research. According to the American Cancer Society, more Black women die from breast cancer than any other cancer. In 2019, breast cancer became […]

CEO of Drip MB Hydration dispels misconceptions about vitamin infusion

CEO of Drip MB Hydration dispels misconceptions about vitamin infusion

Health and wellness are top priorities for many people, and some folks are ditching over-the-counter remedies for innovative ways to stay on top of their health. Intravenous vitamin treatment has risen in popularity and can be especially helpful in alleviating the side effects of hangovers. Micah Barbee, the CEO of Drip MB Hydration and Wellness, […]

BET Her releases 4 short films for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BET Her releases 4 short films for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BET Her will air four short films about women diagnosed with the disease. “The Pink Fight,” directed by actress LisaRaye McCoy, is about a woman and her wife who fight to survive after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The 20-minute short highlights their journey from diagnosis […]

Megan Thee Stallion launches website with mental health resources

Megan Thee Stallion launches website with mental health resources

Meg Thee Stallion is back again empowering her fans, but this time through a website providing mental health resources. Her most recent album, Traumazine, is a project that expounds on deep disappointment, betrayal, anger, loss, and more. Megan has openly spoken out on her personal struggles with losing her parents, and parting ways with her […]

Fit Jam Weekend coordinator Dominique Jones plans to bring fun to exercising

Fit Jam Weekend coordinator Dominique Jones plans to bring fun to exercising

Dominique Jones is the coordinator of Fit Jam Weekend. The ninth annual Fit Jam Weekend will be in Atlanta to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The weekend consists of social events, including A Night at The Trap Museum, Silent Sneaker Ball, Beats & Burgers with Slutty Vegan, and celebrity fitness classes from Sept. 30 […]

Reign operates the No. 1 organic sanitary napkin company in the country

Reign operates the No. 1 organic sanitary napkin company in the country

Reign is the No. 1 family-owned and operated organic sanitary napkin company in the country. Reign’s mission is to raise awareness by informing teens and women globally about the potential toxicity of tampon use. Please let our audience know a little bit about you. My name is Demond Crump and I am a proud U.S. […]

Rita Tolbert and Telley Gadson are promoting health with ‘A Better You’ program

Rita Tolbert and Telley Gadson are promoting health with 'A Better You' program

United Healthcare hosted its A Better You health and wellness education program in Atlanta on Sept. 10 to help African Americans ages 60 and above and other Medicare beneficiaries learn more about Medicare and their health care coverage options.  The next event will be on Sept. 17 in Houston. Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson joins A […]

Dr. Don Rowe discusses how the Black community can take care of their hearts

Dr. Don Rowe discusses how the Black community can take care of their hearts

Don Rowe is a medical doctor and cardiology specialist. He performs heart catheterizations, transesophageal echocardiogram, cardioversions, echocardiography, vascular ultrasound interpretation, nuclear and non-nuclear stress test interpretation as well as consultative cardiology. Dr. Rowe spoke with rolling out about the causes heart of problems, how they affect the Black community, and best practices for taking care […]

How pageants are addressing mental health and fitness

How pageants are addressing mental health and fitness

Earlier this year we lost Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst, who was a bright light in the pageant community and media industry. Unfortunately, she was battling high-functioning depression. The entire pageant community was deeply saddened by this sudden loss and has made it their mission to continue promoting healthy lifestyles and mental health awareness in […]