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New Parents Have A Lot To Be Joyful About, But The Worries Can Add Up As Well

One concern parents can easily take care of is having health insurance for their child and themselves through Covered California. Though the annual open-enrollment period has ended, having a newborn or adopting a child are among the circumstances that can ...

Tamera Mowry- Housley Encourages Parents to Reclaim Family Dinner Nights

As a busy working mom to two young children, Tamera Mowry-Housley, co-host of TV's "The Real," understands the daily challenge of juggling her time between home and work. However, family time is of the utmost importance to her, and she ...

Samantha Masunaga: Air Traffic Control for Drones is Coming

By 2020, an estimated 7 million drones could be zipping around the country delivering packages, taking photos, inspecting infrastructure or conducting search and rescue missions.

Healthier Kids, Healthier Communities: Here Are Four Ways You Can Get Involved

It's no secret that experiences in early and middle childhood are extremely important for a child's healthy development and lifelong learning. Yet schools - the places where kids spend the majority of their time outside of the home during the ...

Gabrielle Union Launches Flawless, A Hair Care Line Sold At ULTA

When Gabrielle Union was 25 years old, she embarked on a natural-hair journey. But like many women who decide to say goodbye to hair relaxers, Union faced a number of challenges during her transition.

CEO: Power Through Racism, Don’t Let Anyone Deny Your Dream

Growing up, Miles Wilson, 43, remembers waking up at in the middle of night in the small rowhouse he shared with his single mother and two siblings.

Etiquette Excursion with Mona Johnson: Terminating Employment

Making the decision to terminate someone is an act that takes time, research, and confidence. Terminating someone is not a game show with the famous words, “You’re Fired.” Terminating someone from their employment is a solemn action and should be ...

Marian Wright Edelman: Saving Amazing Young Grace & Her Medicaid

At a 20-week ultrasound, we learned that our baby would be born with spina bifida and face a lifetime of enormous health challenges.” At the time, Chris Glaros was a public servant in the Ohio Treasurer’s office. In his recent ...

Author of New Book ‘Book of Black Heroes’ Discusses its Relevance

Books have the power to change a young reader's life. Books can inspire young people to achieve their goals and reach new heights. That's what author Gil L. Robertson is hoping his new book, Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders ...

This Black Lives Matter Activist-Turned-Politician, Khalid Kamau, Thinks We Can Learn Something From the GOP

In Front Lines, Fusion speaks to activists leading the charge in all kinds of ways. Khalid Kamau, an Atlanta native, is one of a number of activists making the transition from street protest to political office: When he was sworn ...

Rolling Out the Red Carpet for African American Women, and Building Something Massive Together (For Us and By Us!)

The Black Girl Powerhouse campaign is the brainchild of national best-selling author and successful entrepreneur, Brenda Hampton. The resort-style commercial property is designed as a meeting place for black women seeking support for their businesses, for networking opportunities, to attend ...

Report: Life Expectancy for Black Americans Improves, Racial Mortality Gap Closing

A report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that since 1999, the life expectancy for black Americans has improved dramatically, and the mortality gap between white and black Americans has been cut in half.

This is How Laughter Can Improve Our Lives

You’ve probably heard the old adage, “laughter is the best medicine.” Well there’s some truth to that. The Mayo Clinic cites a number of health benefits from laughter, such as pain relief, stress relief and an improved immune system.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches Major In-House Study on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Always exhausted and don’t know why? A new in-house study at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is aiming to unravel a mysterious, yet serious illness known as “chronic fatigue syndrome” that medical experts estimate could affect at least 1 ...

Marian Wright Edelman: Flipping The Switch in Our Toddlers

What if boosting a toddler’s brainpower was as easy as turning on a light switch? In fact, “Flip the Switch” is one of the simple activities suggested by Vroom, an initiative that provides creative tools and materials to help families ...