Greater Health

Even Oprah Had to Fight Depression, Find Out How She Did It

Many people have the misconception that depression is a white man’s disease. It is not. Black people also suffer from depression but are more reluctant to talk about it or seek help. Even billionaire Oprah Winfrey had to overcome depression, and her being famous was not a cure!

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Combating Colorism: Dark Skin Activist, Author and Actress Rashida Strober

Not only did she write and produce the play, she also brilliantly plays five women. The queen of dark skin has also written the most books on the topic of dark skin. Rashida has four books and two plays.

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Munroe Bergdorf, Jemele Hill, And The Censorship Of Black Women

Black women often end up at the receiving end of censure and backlash when they speak up about vital issues.  When will brands stand behind the Black women they employ, especially when their backing is crucial to the advocacy of minorities?

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New Project Explores Links Between Race, Religion and Health

African Americans report higher levels of religiosity than any other ethnic group in the United States, making religion and spirituality a strong avenue for prevention and intervention efforts.

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The Real Reason Some People Become Addicted to Drugs

The recent opioid epidemic has produced what we might call “involuntary” addicts. Opioids are very effective at managing otherwise intractable pain. Yet they also produce surges in dopamine release.

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Insult to Injury: U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer From Mental Distress

Given the disproportionate access to paid sick leave based on race, ethnicity and income status, coupled with its relationship to health and mental health, paid sick leave must be viewed as a health disparity,

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‘Medicare for All’ Could Be Cheaper Than You Think

While this wouldn’t be single-payer – in which the government covers all health care costs – and private insurers would continue to operate alongside Medicare, it would be a substantial improvement over the current system.

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The Opioid Epidemic Is Finally a National Emergency – Eight Years Too Late

“It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought

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Three Ways Black Faith Leaders Address HIV as a Social Justice Issue

In Los Angeles alone, more than 120 churches joined the Day of Unity, promoted by The

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Taraji P. Henson: Fighting the Good Fight for What Is Right

Actress Taraji P. Henson has never shied away from a worthy cause, and she has always

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How Big Pharma Is Hindering Treatment of the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

“A crippling problem.” “A total epidemic.” “A problem like nobody understands.” These are the words President

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Trump Isn’t Letting Obamacare Die; He’s Trying to Kill It

Early on the morning of July 28, Republicans were dealt a surprising blow when Sen. John

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