Category : Health

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

How is Your Child’s Emotional Health?

The foundation for sound mental health, happiness and satisfaction is apparently built early in life. Though out genes may assert a powerful influence on how we feel and behave, our experience lays the foundation for our emotion and social health. So...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Keeping Your Children Focused

Just be reminded that eventually children usually find their way. Just as you become concerned that they may never amount to anything, they rise to the occasion to parent the next generation. Some of our most successful sons and daughters went comple...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

The Super Lice is Here

We are not only dealing with the swine flu this season, we are now inundated with the mutated “super lice”. This may make our parents squirm but Georgia is one of twenty five states that are now reporting large numbers of children infested with this...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Family Planning for Sickle Cell Patients

This information is important for those woare planning to have children, particularly African Americans and those of West African ancetry. Children born into your family may be at risk of a disease. Hemoglobin A is the most common type and is normal....

by Staff - 1 month ago

African American Clinical Trials Participation

& PHEN Clinical Trials Rally When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the year 2000 I had already lost my father and both grandfathers to the disease. This made me the third generation in my family to face prostate cancer.  However, it w...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Environmental and Clean Energy Facts You Need To Know

Race, even more than income, is the strongest indicator of whether a person will live in an area that is has contaminated water, air or land. Dr. Robert Bullard, considered by many to be the Father of the Environmental Justice Movement, describes the...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Lingerie for Breast Cancer Survivors

Cherry Blossom Intimates is Making Survivors Look and Feel Beautiful   The stars were aligned the day the only dedicated female breast surgeon in Prince George’s County, Maryland met a business minded beauty queen. “We met at the Susan G. Komen...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Fast Facts About African-American Blood Donation

THE NEED FOR BLOOD Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Blood cannot be manufactured. It can only come from generous, human donors. Patients with certain conditions, like sickle cell disease and thalassemia, may need blood frequently t...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Beta Thalassemia

What is Beta Thalassemia Trait? Beta thalassemia trait, also called beta thalassemia minor, occurs when an individual inherits a normal geneform one parent and the beta thalassemia gene from the other parent. The red blood cells are smaller than usua...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Tips on Nutrition for Those Living with Diabetes

On September 1st, Dr. Toni Flowers presented at the Black Health Matters Summit on healthy living to combat the epidemic of diabetes in South Carolina.  Dr. Flowers is Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of Roper St. Francis an...

by Staff - 2 months ago

When Does Breast Well being Start for African American Ladies?

Amber was your typical 25-year previous making an attempt to make her method on the earth. She left her Atlanta house for Los Angeles to pursue her dream to be an actress. She was thriving in LA, constructing her Instagram following and constructing...