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Actress & Total Fitness Health Junkie Summyr is Naturally Glam!

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Summyr Sheppard By Kanisha Parks Meet Summyr, a 25-year-old multi-talented beauty who has been natural all her life! She acts, models, trains, and recently became vegan. Find out how she juggles her many interests, all while keeping it naturally glam! Continue What do you use on your hair? To be honest, I use whatever is convenient but my favorite product…

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Get Women Cycling Has a Zillion Great Reasons to Get You on a Bike

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Get Women Cycling founder Angela Azzolino (red hat) and bikers via the GetWomenCycling website By Jashima Wadehra  My favorite childhood activity was bike riding- yours too? So when I met the inspiring and refreshing Angela Azzolino recently at the Stop Street Harassment Rally in New York, her infectious energy, beautiful freckles and passion for women’s cycling had me SOLD. Stay tuned…

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Obesity and Black Women: These Activists Get To The Root Of The Epidemic

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Photo: Annabel Mehran By Ebony F. Obesity in America has reached epidemic levels, and according to a Special Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity a few years back, African-American women are at the helm of this alarming trend. Statistics show that four out of every five black women are overweight, and one out of four middle-aged black women are living with diabetes. We are facing a…

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Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death for African American Women. Here’s What We Should Know.

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By Erickka Sy Savané Do you know that Heart Disease aka Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among African American women? If not, it goes to show that we aren’t necessarily aware of our health issues, let alone what we can do about it. Sooooooo, with this being black history month the National Coalition for Women with Heart…

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