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Friday, February 12, 2016


Adults and Orthodontics: The Real Deal on Braces.

February 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many people tend to associate wearing dental braces with childhood but thanks to recent improvements in technology, it is never too late to make the changes you need to achieve a winning smile and a new era of braces makes it much easier to achieve. Language needn’t be an issue either when you are looking for dental work involving... [Read more...]

Addiction: The How and Why of This Serious Disease.

February 11, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the outside looking in, addiction is a choice.  A common misconception is that those suffering from addiction essentially made the choice to start using the substance and therefore, should have the ability to stop. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Though the initial use (and subsequent uses) of the substance was by... [Read more...]

Health Problems: What Are The Reasons For Your Blocked Nose?

February 11, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Struggling with a blocked nose can be torturous. It’s a health problem that is often overlooked, but can be a serious issue. If you have a blocked nose, it could be down to one of these two things: Cold/Flu Most people will experience a blocked nose when they get sick with a cold/flu. It’s one of the worst parts of getting... [Read more...]

Five Habits to Cultivate Wellness.

February 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you well or are you good? In English, we are taught the semantic difference. For health and fitness, though, we should aim to be ‘well’ and not ‘good’. Wellness and exercise should not be confused. Wellness is the state or condition of being in sound physical and mental health. Exercise is a means to wellness. In... [Read more...]

Wealth, Body Image, And Penis Size: Male Insecurities.

February 6, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our image-obsessed society that worships youthfulness and physiques resembling Greek gods and goddesses has resulted in a insecure, self-absorbed, and self-conscious society. Americans spend billions on weight loss products, gym memberships, workout videos, and cosmetic surgeries. Hollywood and the media unfairly present females... [Read more...]

Double Standard Of Sexual Promiscuity.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is an immense double standard for judging the sexual exploits of men and women. Males who are sexually active with numerous partners are hailed as ‘ladies’ men’ – seducers of the female who are unable to deny their charm, looks, or fame. On the other hand, women who have numerous partners are labeled negatively... [Read more...]

Black Men: Four Inside-Out Strategies for Handling Stress.

January 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Stress is a natural part of life. Just about everything in which we engage results in some type of stress. For a lot of black men in America, though, stress-triggers have most often been associated with law enforcement, poor health, and chronic unemployment. Over time, these triggers result in significantly lower life expectancies... [Read more...]

The Problem With President Obama’s Trickle Down Regulations.

January 28, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama’s legacy is sadly clear. Eight years of this administration’s disastrous environmental policies and unwarranted regulations are not only creating havoc in Washington, DC, they are trickling down into individual states, increasing costs for businesses and potentially stalling much needed economic development... [Read more...]

Thy Economics of Water.

January 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.” Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. I can hear the backroom discussion now. “We can save money if we stop taking our drinking water from Lake Huron and start using water from the Flint River instead.” Those may not be the exact words, but the... [Read more...]

Five Action Steps to a Healthy Black America.

January 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is a crisis of health in black America. Don’t believe me? Interview one person from virtually every black home in America. Someone’s parent, grandparent, sibling or extended family member has succumbed to one of the three big killers of black lives: heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The numbers for heart disease alone... [Read more...]

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