Wellness

via BlackDoctor: Erica Campbell, of award-winning gospel duo Mary Mary, and her syndicated radio show, Get Up Erica!, says you have to take care of yourself no matter what. If you don’t, your body suffers and then the people around you, like your family, end up suffering as well. It’s no secret that both members of Mary […]

via BlackDoctor: Actor and model Shemar Moore has been making women swoon for decades on the big and small screen. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, the third permanent host of Soul Train, and Derek Morgan on CBS’s Criminal Minds for over 10 years. For his roles Moore […]

Some people know Antonio Fargas by his many other colorful names: Fly Guy, Doodlebug Simkins or of course the famous Huggy Bear along with his many other memorable roles. The New York native has been an iconic film, TV and stage actor for over 50 years and has virtually played all kinds of roles, earning […]

Summer colds are the worst — hands down. Instead of enjoying the weather, you’re sniffling and sneezing.  Many people think it’s air conditioning or a fans that cause it, but the bigger question is, how do you stop it?  Here’s seven steps to not only stop your summer cold, but also keep one from coming […]

NATIONAL WALKING DAY The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day.  The American Heart Association sponsors this day to remind people about the health benefits of taking a walk.  Wear your sneakers (or take them with you) to work and at some point in the day, you are encouraged to take a 30-minute walk. Here […]

Read if you don’t want to put THIS years' health goals on NEXT years' resolution list…again.

Hey, let me let you in on a little secret: Sleep is actually just as important as eating, drinking water and breathing. Without sleep you stand the chance of dealing with some pretty critical consequences..some as serious as death. According to a Harvard Medical School study, “sleeping less than five hours a night increases the risk […]

Getting men to see their doctor is only half the battle. To win the war, men must also communicate and cope with their doctor’s findings, whether they are favorable or not. Of course, this is easier said than done. In a culture that conditions men to take pain and “man up” it can be difficult […]

Does your ever heart beat really fast sometimes for no apparent reason? If so, start paying close attention to what you’re eating because the answer could very well lie in your diet. Lunch meat, potato chips, pickles, nuts, pretzels, instant noodles, French fries, popcorn, frozen and processed foods – if you consume any of these […]

“Sitting is the new smoking.” This is what many health professionals are now saying about the incredibly sedentary lifestyles that most Americans lead, and the serious health risks that can result from sitting too much. And when you take into account that the average American sits for approximately 9-10 hours of their entire day, from a […]

It’s midyear and many of us are enjoying all that the summer has to offer. Between the BBQ’s, vacations and boozy brunches, promises we made to ourselves about eating right and hitting the gym may have been long broken by now. But not to worry, it’s not too late to turn it all back around […]

For actor and comedian and box office star Kevin Hart, staying in shape is no joke. He takes his health and wellness seriously – and he’s using his massive social media platform to get people moving. He has teamed up with the wellness app Rally Health to motivate the masses to get healthy. And it […]