young African American businesswoman having heart attack

This post, originally written on Feb. 24, 2016, is being bumped up because one of my loyal readers suffered a heart attack a few days after the New Year. She requested a Medical Minute post to warn her fellow Rose Garden members about the warning signs of a heart attack.

Please heed the warning signs. Black people are at greater risk for heart attacks due to the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes in the black community.

It can happen to you.

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Usher

Sandrarose.com readers were divided over the issue of contracting or transmitting herpes while wearing condoms. Condoms do not prevent the spread of herpes because herpes is spread via skin-to-skin contact. But the risk of contracting herpes is a lot less if men wear condoms during sex.

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Beyonce and JAY-Z Photoshop

The news that Beyonce Knowles gave birth to twins last week barely made headlines in the United States. That's because In vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births are so commonplace in Hollywood.

Also common is the fact that most stars who give birth to IVF twins opt for a girl and a boy so they don't have to explain why their twins don't resemble each other.

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