Categories Archives: Health & Beauty

Black History Month and Black Health.

Race is everywhere in medicine. Most health statistics are broken down by race. Despite a pervasive belief that race represents clear-cut and genetically distinct groups of people, there is no evidence that it is associated with any personality traits, sk ...

February is American Heart Month.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Black men Heart health awareness is particularly important for Black men because we are at a higher risk of dying or becoming physically disabled from coronary heart disease compared to White men. This is ...

Drug Free Pain Relief.

Ladies, I know you are busy doing this and doing that but when pain hits the body, that has the tendency to slow everything down. Ever heard the phrase, “No pain…no gain”? When the pain in your body is the kind that just won’t go away, you ...

When Do I Change My Workout Routine?.

As busy women, we sometimes hate “change”. When you started your last regular exercise regimen, whether it was to drop pounds or make a healthy lifestyle change, your enthusiasm level was high, high, high. Exercise may not have been the most e ...

Where’s The Meat?.

I know that I’m about to reveal my age, but I remember in 1984, an 81-year-old woman by the name of Clara Peller became famous for asking the magical question, “Where’s the beef?” Who would have known that the members of my church would be ...

Got Milk? The Great Debate.

Today, the definition of milk has undergone many transformations. Milk no longer refers to the dairy product that we have been drinking since the time we were kids. Milk today has to include the considerations of vegans, those who are lactose intolerant, ...

Martin Luther King and Your Health.

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day is a good day to reminisce about the words of wisdom from the man known as a civil rights leader. But remember, what he said really transcended civil rights. Here are ten quotes from MLK that are relevant to your health: ...