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Oct. 6 2015 3:00 AM
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and since African-American women are disproportionately affected by the disease, The Root is sharing information about foods that researchers have found have properties that can help in the fight against cancer.
Oct. 3 2015 3:00 AM
Fran Dean Bishop, a fitness expert and founder of Aerobodies Fitness Inc.—a provider of health-management programs, products and services for corporations and government agencies—launched MECKids as a way to specifically target students who were looking to change their lives.