African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]
African Americans are key contenders for heart disease. A new research study has now pointed out one step that is simple enough for us all to try. Fasting. Fasting has long been associated with religious rituals, diets, and political protests. Now new evidence from cardiac researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute demonstrates that […]
For all you whole grain cereal lovers your morning favorite pick is a winner! A new study reveals having a bowl a day of your favorite whole grains can help lower your risk of hypertension.
Attorney, Host and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Star Jones recently stopped by Sirius XM’s Hip Hop Nation’s morning show, Ear Candy Mornings with Renada Romain. She gave an in-depth interview about her battle with weight, the aftermath of her 2003 gastric bypass and depression,her current health status and more.
VIA: WEBMD.COM COPD presents 13 million Americans with new challenges and opportunities for better health. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Quiz the average person on the street, and how many could tell you what it is? Would you know that it’s the 4th leading cause of death in the United States? Not likely. But that […]
VIA: WEBMD.COM Logging Long Hours on the Job May Increase Risk for Heart Attack, Angina, Heart-Related Death, Study Finds May 13, 2010 — Working a lot of overtime may be good for your wallet, but it may be bad for your heart. In a study of about 6,000 British civil servants followed for about […]
VIA: WEBMD.COM Study Shows Whole-Grain Foods Lower Cardio Risk in People With Diabetes May 10, 2010 — People with diabetes who eat plenty of bran-rich whole grains appear to have a reduced risk of death from heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular causes, a new study shows. Researchers from Harvard University followed almost 8,000 […]
VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]
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