Categories Archives: Health & Beauty

Racism Linked to Asthma Risk for Black Women.

African American women who have frequent experiences with racism are at greater risk of developing asthma as adults, according to a study published in 2013. A new study published online in the journal Chest, followed 38,142 African American women, all of ...

Herbs That Can Help With Weight Loss.

Valecia Weeks is licensed through the state of Texas as a therapeutic massage therapist who specializes in providing on-site chair massage for corporations and events. She is also a certified personal trainer with NESTA, as well as a licensed ZUMBA instru ...

Aging in the Fast Lane.

Valecia Weeks is licensed through the state of Texas as a therapeutic massage therapist who specializes in providing on-site chair massage for corporations and events. She is also a certified personal trainer with NESTA, as well as a licensed ZUMBA instru ...

Embrace your End-of-Summer Workout.

Since summer time is about to come to an end, we will have to adjust to the fact that we will lose evening sunlight. We won’t have as much time to exercise outside after work. So, let’s take advantage of the warm weather that we still have left. We, o ...

Sexual Dysfunction.

My old school, Southern-bred mother was appalled to learn that my then 2-year-old used words like vagina and penis. She could not believe I had taught her such language because she of course had taught me to say “private parts” and use nicknam ...

Straight Black Men Sidelined in AIDS Fight.

Heterosexual Black men were largely invisible at the recent 2015 United States Conference on AIDS – a long-term absence that will continue to impact the future of the AIDS epidemic in the Black community. One in 16 Black men will be diagnosed with H ...

Therapy Gap for Depressed Black Seniors.

African American seniors are the least likely to be diagnosed with depression, and if diagnosed, the least likely to receive treatment, researchers report. The disparities remain despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies in the two last decad ...

Say Goodbye To That Underarm Hand.

Valecia is licensed through the state of Texas as a therapeutic massage therapist who specializes in providing on-site chair massage for corporations and events. She is also a certified personal trainer with NESTA, as well as a licensed ZUMBA instructor. ...