Category : Health

by Staff - 7 months ago

New Leadership at the American Nurses Association

Dr. Ernest Grant was elected the first black man of the ANA. Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of the American Nurses Association A distinguished leader, Dr. Grant has more than 30 years of nursing experience and is an internation...

by Staff - 7 months ago

I Reached Into My Pain and Pulled Out My Power

A personal account of an African American mom who was transformed after experiencing a traumatic perinatal loss. Managing the bevy of emotions that comes with learning a pregnancy loss is imminent—from hope to heartache. Her smile quickly turn...

by Staff - 7 months ago

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle

From WalletHub.com With “lose weight and exercise more” topping the list of New Year’s resolutions and as many as 92 percent of people failing at keeping their resolutions each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its repor...

by Staff - 7 months ago

Plan a Weekend Getaway in 3 Days

New Year, no new me! Still traveling and trying to see the world.& I got back from Los Angeles on a Saturday, started a new job on the following Monday and had no plans for the long weekend I discovered I would have the following week. On the Wed...

by Staff - 7 months ago

Antigua: A Long Weekend Guide

Antigua was never high on my list of places to go but when I saw a flight deal under $300 round trip I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. If you keep an eye out I have seen the American Airlines deal pop up a few times from cities in the North Eas...

by Staff - 7 months ago

Berlin, Germany: Fall Long Weekend Guide

  Planning a Eurotrip? Looking for a long weekend destination? You’ll definitely want to check out Berlin, Germany! After finishing this year’s NYC Marathon, I headed to Europe because what else do you do when you no longer have to train to run 2...

by Staff - 8 months 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 - 8 months 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 - 8 months 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 - 8 months 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 - 9 months 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...