prevention

If I died, who would care? I felt that way early on in my career. How did I make it through? A village of people who prayed with me and for me. They talked to me daily until I realized that my life matters. There are people suffering silently so check up on your family, […]

According to officials, this year’s flu strain is already the most widespread on record since tracking began 13 years ago.

  Go Red for Women! Join the Movement with the American Heart Association. Ladies, we need to take care of our heart like we take care of our hair. Did you know that heart disease kills 1 in 3 women each year? This adds up to approximately one woman every minute. What are the signs […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is an unwanted guest who shows up at the wrong time. It invites itself into the home of the rich or not and those with a social status or not. It has no respecter of persons. Learn about cancer, specific types of cancer, diagnosis, early detection, risk factors, causes and […]

In a cover story for Prevention magazine, singer Janet Jackson discusses why so many people relate to her as a weight loss role model and reveals that her past weight gains brought her to the brink of becoming diabetic. “I think people really connect with the idea of someone who’s gained and lost weight in […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Although the case for coffee and exercise playing a part in the prevention of prostate cancer has not yet fully been proven, but the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study does show a clear association with both activities. Data on 50,000 men that participated in the study shows a common diagnosis […]

VIA: AmericanHeart.Org Heart Attack Warning Signs: Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean […]

VIA: MayoClinic.Com No. 1 — Heart disease Heart disease is a leading men’s health threat. Take charge of heart health by making healthier lifestyle choices. For example: • Don’t smoke or use other tobacco products. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. • Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fiber and fish. Cut […]