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Willie Rogers, who also served with the Red Tail Angels, passed away from complications from a previous stroke.

The sedentary habit has been linked to several health ailments, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Ivan Hernandez, doctor of physical therapy and fitness enthusiast, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss "Sitting Disease," who is being impacted by it, and how a sedentary lifestyle may be shaving years off your life.

America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

Earlier this week, the world shook as we all learned legendary blues singer/guitarist B.B King passed away at the age of 89. Now, Coroner Fudenberg reveals King’s cause…

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of blacks have high blood pressure (HBP).Though doctors aren’t 100% sure why this is, they…

According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before pregnancy. On…

Strokes during pregnancy and after childbirth have increased at what one CDC researcher calls an alarming rate. The rate of stroke climbed about 47 percent in women before giving birth and about 83 percent in new moms in the postpartum period, 12 weeks after giving birth. Elena V. Kuklina, MD, PhD, a CDC epidemiologist, and […]

A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend instead of 911. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. interviewed 100 acute stroke patients or those who accompanied them to the hospital and found that 75 percent said they called someone else […]

An article on The Grio features testimony from people who have suffered strokes as young as 25 years old. The Grio reports: Strokes aren’t just something for older folks to worry about, and 35-year-old Davida Godett is proof. The young mother had her first stroke five years ago. Godett suffered three strokes by the time […]

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.