Tag Archives: Life

Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later

The entire family delighted in preparing for their arrival. Adams’ mom, Jamie McNeil, made plans to retire and moved across the country to help care for them. “It was the best feeling ever,” Adams, 35, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta in the family’s home near Atlanta. Twenty weeks into her pregnancy, Adams… Read More »

Trading Pharmacy For Makeup: How Switching Degrees Changed This Successful Entrepreneur's Life

Florence Adepoju, Founder of MDMFlowCourtesy of Florence Adepoju The lack of representation and products for black consumers in the beauty industry is certainly not a new problem, despite the fact that the average black woman spends as much as five times more on beauty products than her counterparts. Shocking indeed. Makeup brands – such as… Read More »

Mind: What’s Life Like After Depression? Surprisingly, Little Is Known

ImageCreditScott Menchin A generation ago, depression was viewed as an unwanted guest: a gloomy presence that might appear in the wake of a loss or a grave disappointment and was slow to find the door. The people it haunted could acknowledge the poor company — I’ve been a little depressed since my father died —… Read More »