Blood Clots Impact Black Women in Record Numbers

Tracy March, by all accounts, was in perfect health.  A single mother of a college student, March was described as the life of the...

Study Links Black Child Obesity to Irregular Sleep, Skipping Breakfast

Skipping breakfast and irregular sleep patterns have been identified as key reasons children may become dangerously overweight in research that sheds new light on...

Cancer Survivor Raises Awareness, Funds for Sarcoma Education

Something told Aleasha Arthur that the lump growing on her bikini line wasn’t an ingrown hair. The bump turned out to be sarcoma, a...

Chef Aikens Brings Flavor to Healthy Food

While celebrity chef Curtis Aikens adores First Lady Michelle Obama, he said he wishes she would add diabetes awareness to her health advocacy repertoire. And...

How Long Can People Live? New Study Suggests There’s a Limit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just how long can people live? New research suggests there may be a limit to our life span — one that's...

Yoga: D.C. Instructor Helps Black Community Find Sense-of-Self

Brandon Copeland, a D.C. yoga instructor, is helping the local Black community deal with being Black in America through wellness and empowerment exercises. As a...

Baltimore Business Aims to Help Seniors Live their Lives

Savvy Senior Shopper CEO and Owner, Katasha Smart, started a personalized senior assisting service to assist the elderly in Baltimore in their homes with...

Black Women Do Yoga, Too

Practiced for more than 5,000 years, yoga has been a solution for mental and physical conditions, including depression, arthritis, and poor balance. According to...

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Aims to Reduce Drowning Deaths in Black Community

The women of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority are on a mission: no rest until the cycle of death by drowning in the Black community...

Dental Health Gets Second-Class Treatment

The Affordable Care Act, or 'Obamacare,' has changed many lives for the better - mine included. But its omission of dental coverage, a result...

New Labeling Law for Genetically Engineered Food Considered a Major Civil Rights Setback

Millions of Americans will be left in the dark when it comes to the genetically modified organisms (GMO) or genetically engineered (GE) foods they...

FDA Orders Halt to Florida Counties’ Blood Collection Amid New Zika Cases

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered a halt to donations at all blood collection centers in Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties after four...