BET Foundation - 7th Annual Women's Health Symposium
The BET Foundation hosted 7th Annual Women's Health Symposium, connecting women with local health experts to educate them on how to make healthier lifestyle choices. Philadelphia was the host city of the 2010 Symposium. The BET Foundation catered to the minds, bodies, and souls of the participants by providing healthy cooking demonstrations, free health screenings, a gospel performance by Deborah Cox, and blissful massages. Pampering gave way to important lessons about obesity, high blood pressure, and heart disease prevention, which so many of African American women suffer disproportionately. Other Symposium stops in 2010 included: Chicago, Washington, DC, and Atlanta.
Related Tools & Resources
CNN's Health section includes current stories and news reports on the medical field, nutrition, and mental health.
MTV site presents resources for young people to explore body image, mental health, nutrition, and more as well as ideas on how to take action if they or someone they know needs help.
BET's Black History Month lineup encompasses an array of culturally dynamic films, original series, and specials, including the 5th annual BET Honors.
Nicki Minaj Joins the Get Schooled Foundation and Comcast to Reward $30,000 in College Scholarships and to recognize Collins Academy for winning a National Attendance Challenge.
CeCe turns to a tutor for help to pass a test and reveals that she has dyslexia.