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4 Things to Do When Your Locs “Break”

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Anyone who has grown locs for a significant amount of time can identify with the traumatic experience of loc breakage. When locs become dry and brittle (sometimes the side effect of color treatments or lack of moisture) or long and heavy, they have the tendency...

How Hard is It Really To Grow Your Own Food?

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I live in New York City, the concrete jungle of the world where the streets are gritty, making a trip to greenery requires a subway ride to Central Park and Farmer’s Markets in the “urban areas” are conducted on sidewalks one-block in length. My historic...

Are Skinny Women Being Discriminated Against? New Kickstarter Campaign Aims to ‘Stand Up’ to ‘Fat Culture’

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Lately it seems like more and more women are embracing their curves and their bodies, no matter the size. While America has continued to get larger, those once shunned by the mainstream have begun their own acceptance movements and have helped more women feel comfortable...

Dr. Oz Says Organic Food Is Elitist, Do You Agree?

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Dr. Mehemet Oz, daytime television host of Dr. Oz and the man behind bringing medicine and health to the masses, has found himself in a bit of hot water with the green food community after calling organic food consumers “elitists” “snooty” and “snobs” in a recent article...

Studying Black Women and Obesity

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One-third of Americans are obese, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and researchers at Boston University (BU) are working to understand why and what can be done. BU has published a four-part series that discusses a special project out of Boston University’s School...