April 19, 2012

Maya Angelou

White House Forum on Women and Girls

April 18, 2012

In the opening session of the White House Forum on Women and the Economy, Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s Morning Joe moderates a panel discussion with Director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling; Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Karen Mills; CEO of Deloitte Joe Echevarria;... Read more »

Women Still Confront Yawning Gender Wage Gap (Study)

April 16, 2012

Women Still Confront Yawning Gender Wage Gap (STUDY) NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) – In most common occupations  women still make less than men doing the same job for an equal  amount of hours, according to new data released on Tuesday. Overall they earn 77 cents for each dollar made annually... Read more »

The Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions To Host ICHAD 2012 July 4-8th in Baltimore

April 15, 2012

ICHAD 2012 Calls Attention to the Health Status of Women of African Descent in the Western Hemisphere                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Media Contact: John Sankofa         (Office) 410-955-6243 Media@ichad.com While women have risen to some... Read more »

Dr. Liu
April 9, 2012

Loud snoring is often considered a funny topic or simply an annoyance. Today, however, we know that snoring should be taken more seriously, as it can be indicative of a life-threatening disorder known as sleep apnea—a chronic condition that occurs when a person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep.... Read more »

Celebrating the New Middle Age

Vicki Lee
April 8, 2012

I thought my friend Sharon was kidding three years ago when she told me she had joined the Atlanta Xplosions football team. Football? Was she serious? What would motivate a 47-year-old woman who already has the challenge of taking full-time care of her cerebral palsy son, want to play football? I thought... Read more »

Move of the Month – March

Tonya Wigfall
April 8, 2012

Dumbbell Straight-Leg Deadlift This exercise targets your hamstrings as well as your glutes and core. As a bonus, it can improve the flexibility of your hamstrings because it stretches these muscles every time you lower the weight. Starting Position: Grab a pair of dumbbells with an overhand grip and... Read more »

Why isn’t the Weight Coming Off?

Tonya Wigfall
April 8, 2012

We are three months into the year and you have not lost as much weight as you thought you should have or none at all.  Well, it should not be a secret that everyone loses weight differently and no pill, drink or fad diet is going to magically shed pounds.  What worked for your sister or girlfriend... Read more »

Spring Allergies

Sarah Woods
April 8, 2012

It’s springtime.  The flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing, and 35 million noses in America are running.1   Pollen is the most common culprit of seasonal rhinitis, also known as hay fever.  Hay fever is the common combination of symptoms such as runny nose, itchy and watery eyes, sneezing... Read more »

Contemplating The Use of Skylights in Your Home

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Sarsfield Williams
April 8, 2012

When it comes to home designs, style and functionality should always be achieved. It will be better if you can hit two birds with one stone by finding a home design that is unique and at the same time serves a number of purposes. With the rising cost of electricity, it is practical for a homeowner to... Read more »

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