March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to take five healthy steps for their kidneys.
Dropping red meat, and sticking to a plant-based diet that incorporates fish may be the key to preventing colorectal (colon and rectum) cancers, according to a seven-year study published Monday.
Violence is a public health issue because it has an enormous impact on the health and wellness of individuals; especially youth.
African-Americans need to know their family history and take control of their health.
Your lack of sleep not only is affecting your health, but also the health and safety of those around you.
Staying healthy doesn’t have to mean overhauling your lifestyle. Sometimes small changes can have big impacts. Take it from celebrity fitness trainer, Latreal “La” Mitchell, “Everyone can reach their health and fitness goals. It’s all about setting attainable goals and ...
By the time Cynthia Falardeau read about Alex Pring, a little boy who got a battery-powered robotic arm last summer, she had made peace with her son Wyatt's limb difference.
Laura Rigney first became aware of the nonprofit dreamMakerS when a friend added her name to the organization’s email list. Rigney says she feels fortunate that she joined.
Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions this March during National Nutrition Month. While a healthy lifestyle can certainly help you get the body you always wanted, the benefits extend well beyond your appearance, ...
Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.
A study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology looked at 500 people and found that seven percent started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow.
Success wasn’t simply handed to Jackie Bailey. Like most women entrepreneurs who also happen to be African-American, Bailey had to endure a few doors shutting in her face, overcome higher hurdles than most and display the kind of tenacity that ...
When it comes to Type II diabetes, many only consider weight when examining their risk. Diabetes is complicated however, and risk factors are numerous.
February is National Heart Health Month and the nutritionists at Giant Food are committed to helping you care for your heart.
Hattie Carter just didn’t think she needed to make changes. The Baltimore resident says, she could still fit nicely into her clothes, she felt healthy and besides, certain diet and exercise programs just didn’t fit within her budget.