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12:56 AM / Tuesday November 21, 2017

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Get in shape with these seven Black-owned fitness companies

November 16, 2017

blacknews.com When it comes to supporting Black-owned businesses, we often think of all the retail industries, restaurants, hair care, financial services and other types of industries that are owned by black people. But there are also other industries to keep in mind, like fitness centers. Getting in shape is the goal of millions of Americans,…

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Founder of 20-year-old Black-owned construction company shifts gears and launches an all-natural skin care line

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Katonya Breaux, founder of Unsun Cosmetics   After owning a construction company for over 20 years, Katonya Breaux has turned to cosmetics. She was disappointed that sunscreens were not made for African-American skin, and many cosmetics contained harmful chemicals. So she decided to launch her own company, Unsun Cosmetics, and make them herself!…

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The Process moves forward…

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, right, is fouled by Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)   With the play of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, there appears to be light at the end of the…

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Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can help you have a consistent energy level, feel calmer, improve cholesterol levels and lose weight. So, why aren’t more people following a low-glycemic diet and reaping these health advantages? Some say a low-GI diet is hard to follow….

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Should you be eating more salt?

November 16, 2017

BPT You can find them on the side of most every product at your local grocery store. They are plain and kind of boring but nutrition labels were designed to contain vital information for good health and wise food choices. These labels tell you the number of servings in a container, how many calories per…

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God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I was talking to #TeamHobbs, our affectionate name for our loyal family of viewers, my husband Kenya got a bright idea … to tickle me. He knows I loathe being tickled. I can’t stand it. It drives me up…

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Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

November 16, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister, who’s 58, has multiple sclerosis and I’m wondering if an assistance dog could help make her life a little easier. Inquiring Sister Dear Inquiring For people with disabilities and even medical conditions, assistant dogs can be fantastic help,…

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2017 holiday hiring could be a boon for seasonal workers

November 16, 2017

NewsUSA Let the holiday hiring season begin. Early forecasts anticipate a pretty holly, jolly Christmas for retailers, with total sales expected to grow as much as 4.5 percent as opposed to last year’s 3.6 percent. To help get them across the finish line, according to the National Retail Federation, a whopping 500,000 to 550,000 seasonal…

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Protecting seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

November 16, 2017

NewsUSA The vast majority of seniors today are using the Internet at least once a week to check email, pay bills online and keep in touch via social media. But all that time online puts them at risk for scams and hacks, such as tax fraud. In fact, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc.,…

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SUNscopes for the week of Nov. 19

November 16, 2017

All Signs: Yikes! Final warning about Mercury retrograde shopping: Mercury goes retrograde on Dec. 2; however, it starts slowing down (relative to Earth) by the 25th of this month. This means this is your last week for the rest of the year to buy a car, truck, motorcycle, bike, computer or cell phone! This week…

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God won’t let you be defeated

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By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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