Life & Style

  • Comedian Chris Paul Suffered A Stroke, His Wife Urges You To Take Your Health Seriously
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  • 5 Tips To Build Trust In Relationships
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    Source: Delmaine Donson / Getty When you get in a relationship, your partner becomes your best friend. They should be an extension of you – especially if you’re married. That said, you should be able to confide in and depend on them, but most of all, trust them. As Rock-T put... Read more »
  • 5 Ways to Extend Your Blowout When You Have Natural Hair
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    Heat styling is poised as a natural’s worst enemy and for good reason. It can threaten your new growth by drying out your hair follicles and damaging your curl pattern, not to mention be harsh on the pockets with speciality salons charging north of $100 to do blow outs that... Read more »
  • How To Stay Calm When The Markets Aren’t
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    WHATS GOING ON WITH THE MARKETS THESE DAYS? In the past few weeks, the markets have sent investors on a bumpy ride. Last week, the S&P 500 and the Dow both fell a little over 4 percent. This week they recovered some of the losses. These ups and downs amid... Read more »
  • Mo’Nique Is Living Her Best Weight Loss Life [WATCH]
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    Source: Taylor Hill / Getty Mo’Nique is done with ranting about those who have done her wrong and the craziness of people in Hollywood – for now. She’s focusing lately on showing off the results of her estimated 100 pound plus weight loss.  The Oscar-winner recently shared on a video showing off her super-snatched... Read more »
  • Jeannie Mai Breaks Down About Recent Divorce On ‘The Real’ [Video]
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    When you get married you’re expecting your “happily ever after,” but for so many of us, that’s not the case. According to the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce. Jeannie Mai, host of The Real, opened up on the show about... Read more »
  • Helping Families Cope With Alzheimer’s Disease
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    The Balm In Gilead, Inc. is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to prevent diseases and to improve the health status of individuals who are disproportionately affected by high rates of health disparities. Dr. Pernessa Seele, is the Founder and CEO. Her organization works to combat health disparities in... Read more »
  • Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger In Diabetics
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    (AP Photo) SEATTLE (AP) — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss. The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had weight loss surgery had a... Read more »
  • Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?
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    (NerdWallet via AP) Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. Relatively few will get any tax benefit from this debt, and the payments can get more difficult to manage on fixed incomes. But retiring a mortgage before you retire isn’t always possible. Financial planners recommend creating a Plan... Read more »
  • Dating Over 40? 10 Things You Need To Know
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    If you’re over 40 and you’ve tried the dating waters, you know they can be treacherous with rough currents and full of sharks. The problem with dating at a certain age, is that unlike dating younger, you’re generally not coming to it with a fresh view. You’ve likely been dumped,... Read more »