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African American Obesity

BMI Decreases The Further You Live From This

Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices

Fast food isn't the only culprit in the country's growing obesity epidemic, a study from UCLA claimed earlier this year. But before letting McDonald's...

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Ban: Misdirected and Short-Sighted

Hazel N. Dukes | Posted 01.23.2013 | New York
Hazel N. Dukes

I believe that it's going to take all of us -- business, government, society, nonprofits, individuals -- working together to solve our obesity challenge. We need more holistic programs, not a narrowly focused, short-sighted ban that won't work.

Trymaine Lee

A String Of Early, High-Profile Deaths Sparks Concerns Around Black Men's Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.15.2011 | Black Voices

Over the years, Jamie Dukes, a former NFL offensive lineman, has watched friends, former teammates and colleagues -- most of them black men and all of...

Black Girls RUN!: Going the Distance for Black Women's Health

Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Black Voices
Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks

In 2009 we created Black Girls RUN!, to encourage black women to make fitness a priority, become a more health conscience society and aid in lowering the number of chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet.