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Byline: Cassandra Spratling
Calling all middle-aged black women of America. Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston and psychologist Gayle Porter have an urgent message for you: TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF FIRST!
That's the primary prescription for wellness in their new book, "Prime Time: The African American Woman's Complete Guide to Midlife Health and Wellness" (One World, $25.95).
Porter and Gaston, a physician and former assistant surgeon general of the United States, are spreading a message that they say is critical to the future of African-American women.
"The fact of the matter is that we as black women are dying at a greater rate than any other group of women …