Thursday, October 23, 2014

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

October 15, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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During pregnancy, keeping a close eye on breast health

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

September 26, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Many expectant mothers may not be aware that healthy eating and lifestyle habits can help ensure the longer-term health of an unborn child — and in some cases, even prevent childhood obesity.

Answering a higher call

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jerushia McDonald is proud to have grown up in Las Vegas in the 1960s and the ‘70s, with a cherished family heritage of strength, courage and beauty. She has enjoyed a front-row seat to the transformation of her community, having borne witness to everything from civil rights protests to the modern struggle for [...]

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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With August set aside as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, it is a good time for an honest dialogue on this very important topic.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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It is always “Hot in July.” But if you are pregnant it is essential that your body is properly hydrated with at least eight glasses of water a day. How you treat your body can have a tremendous effect on a fetus.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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For men, emotions can run wild when a significant other reveals she is carrying a child. Fatherhood begins the moment it is announced, ushering in a lifelong partnership that begins with the shared experience of a pregnancy.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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As we move toward the traditional prom season, with it comes the need to have what is an often uncomfortable but necessary conversation with young people.
That conversation is about safe sex. Rites of passage like prom are a reminder that our children are at the onset of adulthood. They must understand that this moment comes with a responsibility to protect their health and future.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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As we move toward the traditional prom season, with it comes the need to have what is an often uncomfortable but necessary conversation with young people.
That conversation is about safe sex. Rites of passage like prom are a reminder that our children are at the onset of adulthood. They must understand that this moment comes with a responsibility to protect their health and future.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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March is National Women & Girls HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) Awareness Month.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

February 3, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Health, Highlights

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Protecting the babies
February is International Prenatal Infection Awareness Month, where we also turn attention to the risks that infectious diseases can pose to unborn babies.