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Posts Tagged: Health and wellness
Statistics show over 60 percent of adult black women are overweight and more than 40% of black women are obese. Obesity is defined as having considerably more body fat than is optimally healthy.
The recent untimely deaths of Internet stars Auntie Fee (pictured above) and Q Worldstar serve as reminders that heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
For many people the first sign or symptom of heart disease is death. This is why heart disease is called the silent killer.
Last night, while I was editing photos, I noticed actress Samira Wiley had a dark vertical line on one of her thumbnails.
Most people have flat or slightly raised vertical lines or ridges on our fingernails and toenails. Long vertical lines that run the length of the nail are usually not a health concern.
But dark brown or black vertical lines or bands on nails should be evaluated by a doctor.
Did you know bacteria triples on refrigerated food at 40 degrees? Your refrigerator could be making you sick.
Foodborne pathogens sicken 48 million Americans a year. 3,000 people die annually from foodborne pathogens.
Bajan singer Rihanna and His Royal Highness Prince Harry both took HIV tests to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day in Barbados on Friday. Prince Harry is in Barbados as part of his Caribbean tour.
Everyone knows someone who is experiencing the dreaded midlife crisis. It is that stage when adults who are nearing 50 or over 50 begin dreading the loss of youth.
A midlife crisis is an inner conflict between our declining youth and our advancing maturity.
Philadelphia is the first major city to pass a tax on sodas and other beverages with high sugar content.
The new law will assess a 1.5 cents per ounce tax on all sugary beverages, reports Philly.com.
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) March 14, 2016
According to the NY Daily News, NYC public schools will begin educating young girls about menstruation and providing free feminine hygiene products, starting today.
Women were not designed to get pregnant or give birth after age 30. That’s why there are more risks involved with childbirth after age 30.
The reason women in their 40s have fertility issues is because the human body is not prepared for natural birth at that age.
But according to authors Christa Orecchio and Willow Buckley, women over 30 can give birth naturally by preparing their bodies before conception.