Family Health

via BlackDoctor: February is American Heart Month! This month’s health awareness is a good reminder to focus on your heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, however, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. Keep reading to learn how you […]

via BlackDoctor: The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) recommends adults eat 2 ½ cups of vegetables per day for the prevention of heart disease and stroke. And there is evidence that the type of vegetable is as important as the quantity. In fact, recent studies suggest that not just eating more vegetables, but eating […]

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via Wkyc: From Valentine’s Day to New Year’s resolutions, there is a lot of focus on the heart this time of year. While I am highlighting some great savings tied to Valentine’s Day this week, there is one less traditional price drop that tied to your heart and your health that is worth a look. […]


Despite having no heart in his body, Stan Larkin stunned doctors by still playing sports. AN INCREDIBLE 25-year-old man has proved that it’s possible to live more than a year while literally heartless. Stan Larkin went a massive 555 days wearing an “artificial heart” backpack, which filled in after his own heart was removed while […]

Family Health

For some of us (70%, to be exact), this conversation will start off with a trip to your local YMCA to getswimming lessons. I bet you’ll want to get those lessons asaptually (new word) when you read about all the health benefits of swimming. Ladies, forget about your hair getting wet and find a protective […]

Family Health

(Photo: fivepointsix, Getty Images EEW MAGAZINE NEWS What if your heart is aging too quickly? What does this mean for your health? A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, on average, American men have a heart age that’s eight years older than their chronological age; women had a heart age five […]


Facebook Popular Christian entertainer Carman Licciardello just overcame a vicious battle with cancer but he is now urging fans to pray for him as his body is under attack yet again. As Americans everywhere celebrate Memorial Day with Barbecues and touching dedications to the brave soldiers that sacrificed their lives, popular Christian singer and actor Carman was rushed to the […]

Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. One of…

Today is National Wear Red Day.  The American Heart Association sponsors the annual event to raise awareness about the fight against heart disease in women. …

Bishop Secular is tired of people using the line, “God knows my heart,” after doing something they know they shouldn’t have. Listen to the audio to…

Men's Health

A little weight training may go a long way toward helping improve the heart health of black men, new research suggests. Just six weeks of resistance exercise appears to have a positive impact on the blood levels of key indicators for inflammation, immune response and/or artery shape among black men. Such indicators, or “markers,” are […]

TheGrio and NewsOne have teamed up to launch a new multimedia series called THE BIG ISSUE. Our first installment is this special report, “Addicted To Food.” On TheGrio: The Big Issue: Blacks Aren’t Immune To Food Addiction (hosted by Mara Sciavocampo] [VIDEO] The Urban Fresh Food Fight Goes National Map: Obesity by state vs fast […]