Categories Archives: Health & Beauty

Beginner’s Guide to Medical Marijuana.

Depending on whom you talk to, medical marijuana (also known as cannabis) is either a panacea for everything from cancer, to chronic pain, to epilepsy or it’s a dangerous and illegal drug with no place in medicine. In 1996, California voters passed Prop ...

Knowing Your Vital Signs is Important.

Anytime you go to the doctor, typically the first things that he/she begins to measure are your Vital Signs. Do you know what Vital Signs are and what the normal range for an average adult should be? Vital signs are used to measure the body’s basic func ...

Taking Care of Seniors In Hot Weather.

We all suffer in hot weather. However, for elderly and disabled people and those with chronic health conditions such as vascular disease or diabetes, the weather does not have to hit 100 degrees to cause heat stress or even deadly heat stroke. We all know ...

All About the Pancreas.

Like many of you, more and more we are hearing about family, friends and loved ones facing sudden issues with the pancreas. Most people don’t know much about this organ, but in fact, it is an important part of the human body. It often goes unnoticed…u ...

Cut The Belly Fat.

Ladies, at some point in time, most of us have had to deal with more “gut” than we care to mention. Whether it is from having 5 or more kids or just inheriting that bless-ed budge in the midsection. Well, it doesn’t help our situation at all when we ...

Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life.

Health indicators consistently confirm that African Americans suffer disproportionately from leading diseases, as well as die earlier. In light of this, it is especially important for African Americans to get accustomed to having regular screenings and ex ...