heart disease

Auntie Fee, died this week via the number one way to die in America. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, half of black women age 20 and over have heart disease and only a third of us know this is our greatest health risk.

Dr. William A. Cooper, M.D. is the founding medical director of Cardiovascular Surgery at WellStar Health Systems which is rated among the top 15% of cardiac surgery programs in the U.S. He graduated from the 6-year BA/MD program from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at […]

Nothing says the holidays quite like a festive bash, especially when it’s aimed at helping those in need. Russell Simmons is preparing for his 17th annual St. Barths holiday party. This year, he’s getting a little help from supermodel Alina Baikova, who will co-host the event. Back in October, Russell initially decided not to do the annual bash but […]

America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

We bet you didn’t know this. Men who go to the sauna three times a week reduce their chances of getting heart disease! Listen to…

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it? Both. “Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts,…

Millions of Americans, including middle-aged and older Americans, have a very protein-rich diet. But now, new studies have found something very interesting – while this…

Dr. Kara Young says that your mind can impact your heart. African-Americans suffering from depression are at increased risk of heart problems. Unfortunately, African-Americans often…

Having a heart is part of being human. We love with our hearts, we give with our hearts, we get our hearts broken and we…

For IPAD/IPOD users: Star Jones has reason to be excited about life these days. Not only is the TV personality working on a new multi-host…

African Americans should be concerned about heart disease. Combined, heart disease and stroke are the leading cause of death for African Americans, says Laxmi Mehta,…