Tag: LIFE & STYLE

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 days ago

St. Francis Center Works Together While Apart

By Jannette J. Witmyer Special to the AFRO Don’t be misled by the shuttered building at the corner of Linden Avenue and Whitelock Street. In spite of major setbacks to the organization’s construction plans, St. Francis Neighborhood Center (SFNC) cont...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 week ago

Salon Owner Fights to Survive

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com Owner of Mane Obsessionz salon in East Baltimore is symbolic of the struggle of many small business owners across the nation Black women are notorious for being serious about their hair. And Baltimore...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 week ago

7 Ways to Boost Immunity

By Black Health Matters As coronavirus runs roughshod across the country, having an immune system functioning at its peak is critically important. Vitamins and supplements may promise to boost immunity, but there’s not much evidence to support these...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 week ago

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

By AFRO Staff  Men’s Health Network (MHN) joins with other health organizations to raise awareness of testicular cancer during Testicular Cancer Awareness Month in April. These organizations are calling on greater awareness among men, healthcare prov...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Active Sex Life Improved Health and Well-Being

By Black Health Matters Sex is good for a lot of things—strengthening your relationship, intimacy, fun and orgasms reproduction. But did you know it’s actually good for your health? Scientific studies prove that certain chemicals released during the...