via BlackDoctor: Everywhere I turn, I see that 1 Gallon A Day of Water should be what people strive to. So where is what 1 gallon of water a day, really does to your body. During my research, the first thing I found was that I needed to point out that drinking too much water […]

via BlackDoctor: In 2016, retired father Lucious Daniels was diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney failure at the age of 71. Doctors told Daniels that without a kidney transplant he had little chance of survival. Good news! His daughter Dawn Muhammad’s blood type was compatible with her father’s. But the good news was only short-lived because […]

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s reported that 30 percent, or 40.6 million, of American adults, are sleeping six or fewer hours a night. These numbers are alarming because it truly speaks to why so many people are stricken with disease and mental health concerns. Taking time to rest is […]

via BlackDoctor: About 189,910 new cancer cases were expected to be diagnosed among Blacks in 2016. One of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the black community is lung cancer. Black men, in particular, make up for 15% of those cases and black women make up for 11%. However, although many may already know that […]

via BlackDoctor: Posting to get paid Does your favorite fitness influencers post on social media to raise awareness of community health issues like diabetes, sedentary lifestyles, and bad eating habits? Or are they looking for a quick sponsorship check? Oftentimes aesthetically-pleasing influencers post videos and pictures to draw attention towards their brand, looking for likes, […]

via BlackDoctor: The phrase “freezing your butt” off just started to make a little more sense. I’m sure you’ve heard of liposuction, but have you heard of “coolsculpting”? This outpatient procedure is the new cool-hot thing to do for people looking to get rid of unwanted fat without going under the knife. In 2008 doctors […]

via BlackDoctor: As you know there are so many health benefits to eating healthy and exercise. Although people want to eat healthily, I often hear the complaints that it is too expensive. It doesn’t have to be! Here are a few tips on how to eat healthy without breaking the bank. Visit your local farmer’s […]

via BlackDoctor: The issue of snacking throughout the day has mixed reviews from researchers, trainer, and nutritionists. You might hear stories about people who lost tons of weight by snacking throughout the day, while others blame their obesity on too much snacking. So what is the real answer? Well, unfortunately, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer […]

via BlackDoctor: Who said you have to spend more money to get more fit? Check out some super inexpensive ways to lose weight and eat healthily: Drink Only Water I don’t care what you say, nothing beats absolutely clean fresh and free water. Water not only wakes your metabolism up but also increases your energy […]

via BlackDoctor: It may be hot, but that dream body you want won’t wait forever. Summer gives you all the tools you need to get active, so why not take advantage? Yes, it’s above 80 degrees, but you shouldn’t let that stop you from achieving your health and body goals. Here are 8 safety tips […]

via BlackDoctor: More and more individuals stricken with HIV – the human immunodeficiency virus – are living longer and stronger than ever before. With PreP and TasP preventive treatments and medications circulating and new findings like Undetectable = Untransmittable, there is much evidence out there that having HIV no longer means having a death sentence. However, getting infected with HIV […]

via BlackDoctor: I have two older cousins who have been boxing since we were kids, and not only do they love it, but they’re amazing at it. In my young mind, I never understood why anyone would want to participate in a sport that; it was so violent. It wasn’t until recently, when I found […]