Health

Tennessee Bill Would Prevent Food Stamps Being Used For Ice Cream & Soda

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A new bill in Tennessee aims to prevent food stamp recipients from buying soda and ice cream. Rep. Sheila Butt, R-Columbia wants to ban the purchase of foods such as ice cream, candy, cookies and cake, and levy fines against those who violate it. “When...

Black Women’s Life Expectancy Tops Everyones

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Black women are magic when it comes to having a life expectancy that is longer than others. According to a report by the CDC, whereas black men, white men and women’s life expectancies have dropped, us black women are still holding on. “What we are...

Federal Government Bans Smoking in Public Housing

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If you live in public housing and smoke cigarettes, you’re about to get a lifestyle change. Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by HUD. In announcing the ban, administration officials emphasized the dangers of secondhand smoke...

8 Things Black Women Should Know About Uterine Fibroids

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Uterine fibroids— non-cancerous tumors that grow on the muscle fibers of the uterus– will affect most women in their lifetime. However, Black women are three times more likely than White women to have fibroids and may even be susceptible to these growths earlier in life....

Teyana Taylor Workout Videos Are Coming

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Teyana Taylor had people asking one: How the hell did she get that body? When Kanye West released his “Fade” video, Taylor’s star power skyrocketed. And her body was the fodder of many articles and interviews. But Taylor insisted that she doesn’t do anything special, besides...

Kid Cudi Wrote A Very Brave Letter About Checking Into Rehab For Depression And Suicidal Urges

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The rapper said he feels ashamed but that's the last thing he should feel.