via BlackDoctor: Actress Keshia Knight-Pulliam, best known for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable, on the hit NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–92) and as Miranda Lucas-Payne on the TBS comedy-drama Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, has literally grown up right in front of our eyes. Knight-Pulliam became the youngest actress to be nominated for an […]

via BlackDoctor: Heart disease is the top killer of women. The majority of women between the ages of 40 and 60 have at least one risk factor for the disease. But many do not realize it. They also don’t know about the sometimes subtle signals of a heart attack. Why the disconnect? In general, heart disease has been […]

via BlackDoctor: Beginning a healthy living lifestyle can sometimes be daunting. From the fear of unknown to fear of failure. This is why it’s important to take things slowly when starting a lifestyle change in order to make the changes stick for the long term. Simple modification to current lifestyles choices as well as finding […]

via BlackDoctor: While genetics may play a role in how we age, one thing is clear: a few small tweaks can have a major impact on how you look and feel. Here’s how to turn back the clock with five simple changes to your busy lifestyle. 1. Drink more water. Getting an adequate amount of […]

via BlackDoctor: Any change in your life can lead to stress. This includes even pleasurable activities, such as vacations or new forms of recreation. You can also be in a stressful situation such as a difficult job or a long-term illness of a spouse. If you think you might be experiencing stress, this assessment may […]

There’s sugar in just about everything in the American diet – bread, desserts, juice and fruit, among a long list of other foods. If you’re living with diabetes, sugar seems almost unavoidable while trying to create a diet suitable for healthy glucose levels. But ridding your daily diet of unnecessary sugars is not impossible. In […]

getty image: Article By Mary Anderson // EEW Magazine // LIFESTYLE If you want to do God’s will and soar to the heights He has for you, you have to ask yourself, “Who am I connected to?” and “Are they helping me grow?” Here are 10 signs your friends aren’t healthy. #1 They are a […]

Raising awareness around the risk of diabetes in the black community is very personal for Joseph Simmons aka Rev. Run and his wife, Justine Simmons. After discovering that both of their families have a history of type 2 diabetes, the pair decided to take action. So they partnered with leading diabetes care organization, Novo Nordisk and […]

Pastor Shirley Caesar is certain that the Lord isn’t through with her yet. Celebrating 50 years as a solo gospel artist, Caesar released today Fill This House, the latest full-length record in her 40-plus album catalogue. Featuring the jazzy, Anthony Hamilton-assisted first single, “It’s Alright, It’s OK,” Fill This House’s 11 tracks are packed with healing […]

Most of us are lucky to have at least one teacher who molded us into the people that we are today. To commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Day on May 3, we’d like to hear your stories about the teacher that changed your life. How did they change your life for the better? What would you […]

It’s an emotional blow when the doctor reveals your diabetes diagnosis. You’re not alone. Diabetes is a disease plaguing more than 29 million Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association, disproportionately affecting African Americans. Emotions after diagnosis can range from guilt to denial. Guilt can arise from self-blame – “I should’ve eaten healthier foods.” Denial […]

Traveling with your kids can be challenging. In all the hustle and bustle of packing and making arrangements, it’s easy to forget the extra preparation steps that might make your trip a little easier. Here are 10 tips from real moms, caregivers and travel pros on how they handle traveling with kids: 1. When you […]