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EEE virus
Spread by mosquitoes, the Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, virus has claimed the lives of four Michigan residents. Protect yourself and your family with this advice.
Fresh Rx
Authority Health's program connects health care providers with the food system.
weight loss
When it comes to losing weight, it’s not one-size-fits-all.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder in America, and black women's anxiety tends to more chronic and the symptoms more intense.
Life Juice
Owner Rhondell Love hopes to change the way Detroit consumes fruits and veggies.
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding benefits mom and baby, but compared to the national average, fewer black women are even giving it a go.
Vibe Ride Detroit
The sleek studio offers everything from TRX to rhythmic yoga and interactive cycle classes.
stroke
Symptoms include sudden weakness, numbness, slurring words, or mental confusion.
Medical Mistrust
Will we even be believed when we complain of what ails us? Too few black doctors means that our cries of pain are often downplayed, if not outright ignored and, in turn, left improperly treated. We need more black people in white coats.
organ donation
Of the roughly 113,000 people currently on the national organ transplant waiting list, nearly 30% of them are black.
heart disease
African-Americans have the highest overall death rate from heart disease of any ethnic group in America.
sleep
Dr. William Sharp says adults' bodies need seven to nine hours of sleep a night to function as it should.

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