Where is Free Condoms & Lollipops? Darnit.

Hi everyone! I hope that you have had a restful and exciting summer.  We sure have. We know you see the cobwebs and hear the crickets, but no worries, people – FREE CONDOMS AND LOLLIPOPS IS HERE TO STAY! *Stands and receives exultant applause* *Clears throat* SIDE NOTE: There is […]

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News: Universal Flu Vaccine

Want to hear an interesting story? Well, when the H1N1 flu epidemic hit the U.S. in 2009, I helped to support those prevention communication efforts. I supported preparedness teams that the baddest public health agency in the world and even recorded a PSA targeted towards African American (AA) nurses. I’m […]

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Atlanta is Greater Than AIDS

FCL co-sponsored its second health event, which was held in support of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) on June 25. I was linked up with a few local organizations since the Spring. My goal: to offer PR and marketing services in support of an event for NHTD and co-sponser events. […]

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Atlanta’s First Family Fitness Challenge

Sojourner Marable Grimmet and her son. Event attendee and local Mommy Blogger and FOX5/WAGA affilliate, My Atlanta Moms I am pleased to announce that FC&L sponsored our first community event several weeks ago (late post, sorry guys – there is only one of me *sigh*). We worked with a local […]

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Wrap it up: Top health links of the week

Here are the top weekly health-related headlines that we think may be of interest to you (we’re awesome, we know): 33-year old has heart attack at Lady Gaga concert – CNN Yaz birth control linked to higher blood clot risks – CNN Vibrators can now be found in local drugstores […]

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Teen pregnancy, birds and bees

I am sure that you have heard by now that teen birth rates have reached a record low (link). Although the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) feels that the rates aren’t low enough – right..absolutely no teen pregnancies? Which means either complete abstinence or 100% protection…O_o, this […]

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Mental health and the modern woman

This has been a heavy week for women – one that is sure to bring the issue of mental health, stress and emotional stability to the forefront. Or at least in a perfect world, it will. Need a recap? Here are 3 of the most press-worthy examples (all from this […]

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Black women, weaves and hair loss

Health.com (via CNN) reported results this week from a study conducted by Cleveland Clinic’s Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute indicating that black women’s reliance and use of braids and tension-bearing weaves are linked to hair loss (central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, or CCCA). Now, before you take this article as fact, […]

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Beyonce supports Obama “Let’s Move!” Campaign

Updated with video link (released 4.27.11). This is great news. According to our friends over at Necolebitchie.com, Beyonce has released a remake of her Get ’em bodied video in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Campaign. I believe wholeheartedly in the power of celebrity to deliver health messages, […]

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Wrap-it-up: Top Health Links of the Week

As promised, here are the top health-related headlines that we think may be of interest to you: *** 31 reasons I’m still fat: One man’s diet confession – Men’s Health Why Cheetos and fries lower your stress – Time Obesity in pregnancy may raise infant death risk – WebMD Philadelphia […]

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