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Body Complete Rx (BCRX), founded by Samia Gore in 2017, was the result of an ambitious woman who wanted to better herself physically and mentally. After watching many of her family members pass away from health-related illnesses, Gore knew she needed to find a simple and complete...
Find a Metro Detroit Spa near you to pamper and indulge yourself with this list of 15+ black-owned spas around the Detroit area including Redford, Southfield, St. Clair Shores, and Dearborn. Bare Skin Facial and Waxing Studio 2921 E Jefferson...
 Samantha Wein M.D. Contrary to what the name might imply, “hypertension” isn’t defined by overly tense muscles. It’s a measurement of how quickly blood is being pumped into your heart and out to your arteries and organs, and the pressure needed to achieve...
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Wayne State University a $18 million grant that will help to intercept chronic disease in Black communities. The proposal, which was submitted jointly by the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering, is to develop a system that uses...
The United States is considered the most dangerous developed nation to be pregnant in – particularly if you are Black.  This is according to Stacey Stewart, the President/CEO of the March of Dimes, an organization which advocates for better health outcomes for mothers and...
Trap Yoga and Massage Studio is innovating what it means to practice in a yoga class. With heavy trap beats and smooth yoga flows, yoga instructors Jamel Randall and Lisa Hillary Johnson are dedicated to transforming souls in the Trap. Open 7 days a...
Black Health Movement
Through the summer, take part in a one-mile exercise course every second Saturday in downtown Detroit.
Central City Integrated Health
This physician heads the ‘one-stop shop’ health care center committed to offering high-quality care to Detroit’s most vulnerable groups.
Family history
Obesity, diabetes and hypertension – all ailments that disproportionately affect the black community – have strong family ties.
lung cancer
Lung cancer doesn’t only affect smokers, and Black Americans have high rates of late detection and misdiagnoses.
While we’re trying to stay home as much as we can, health care shouldn’t be sacrificed, and telehealth options make keeping up with doctor’s appointments possible.
COVID-19 vaccine
A COVID-19 vaccine could be just weeks away for the most vulnerable among us. Here’s what we know so far.

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