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A recent poll shows that some Pastors of Black and Latino congregations feel ill-equipped, not adequately prepared and not properly trained to address mental health care.  “Where Would You Go? Race, Religion, and the Limits of Pastor Mental Health Care in Black and Latino Congregations is a study published in the Journal, Religions. Parishioners said […]

In this edition of the Love Talk, GRIFF is moved in his spirit to say something to all the men listening out there who may feel like things aren’t going the way they want them to be. He explains that men, because of their nature of wanting to fix things, not show emotion and just […]

In this edition of the Faith Walk, Erica Campbell discusses why it’s imperative that we know who we are, what we want and what we believe to be true about ourselves. Answer your own questions, she says. Go into the bible and find the passages that will help you. Even if you have to take […]

Desegregation has stalled, showing growing disparities - especially for poor Black and Hispanic students.

News stories in recent week have directed the public’s attention toward the issues of police brutality and domestic violence. It’s perhaps natural then that researchers are…

New research suggests that too much TV time might shorten your life. But not necessarily for the reason you might think. The study of more…

First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…

It shouldn’t come as a major shock to find out exercise fights off depression. A study out of Belgium found that the longer participants sat around doing nothing, the more their moods became negative. The reason is simple — the more at rest we are, the more we self-analyze, and that’s a recipe for depression […]

Using curvier models in advertisements may be on its way to becoming more than a gimmick. A study shows female consumers are more likely to buy something when an ad, or magazine fashion spread, features a model who is more reflective of them. Ben Barry, a PhD student at Cambridge University, used fake ads when […]

VIA ELEV8 As much as you hear about High Blood Pressure and Diabetes on the rise in the African-American community, hearing about someone being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more frequent. It is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that destroys brain cells and […]

VIA ELEV8 People who get less than six hours sleep per night have an increased risk of dying prematurely, researchers said. Those who slumbered for less than that amount of time were 12 percent more likely to die early, though researchers also found a link between sleeping more than nine hours and premature death. “If […]