Study Says Big Breakfast Could Help Weight Loss

Breakfast foods are the best foods, as anyone who has ever had cereal for an evening meal will testify. Same goes for night toast. New research...

59-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth After Trying For Decades

During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age...

Gaining Even a Little Weight Increases Your Risk of Heart Failure

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure,...

Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

The theory behind artificial sweeteners is simple: If you use them instead of sugar, you get the joy of sweet-tasting beverages and foods without...

Brain Scans May Change Treatment for Some People With Memory Loss

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number...

Tabay Atkins Is America’s Youngest Certified Yoga Instructor

Legends are born and grown slowly and carefully.  It might seem like the stuff of Hollywood lore but the truth about Tabay Atkins is...

Survivors of 9/11 Face Increased Risk of Heart, Lung Problems

Survivors of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001 - and first-responders who were on...

Despite Warnings, Children Are Still Dying from Heat Stroke After Being Left In a...

On July 2, a 7-week-old baby boy died after being left in his grandmother's van for almost eight hours on a hot summer day...
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Study says Americans Take Fewer Steps Per Day Than People in China, U.K., Japan,...

Which countries boast the best walkers? A major new study published in the journal Nature by a group of Stanford University scientists offers some clues. The...

2017 Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference To Be Held November 14-17; Bishop Paul Morton,...

A NATIONAL, MULTI-PLATFORM INITIATIVE Bringing Faith & Public Health Together To Help Eliminate Health Disparities Affecting African-Americans Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference is a 3½-day, nationally recognized...

New Study Shows That Generosity Is Linked To Increased Happiness

A new study out of Switzerland shows that people who are generous and focus on helping others report feelings of happiness more than those...

Women Who Breast-Feed are Less Likely to Develop Multiple Sclerosis

Benefits reported for women who nursed 15 months or more Women with a longer history of breast-feeding may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis...

Women Who Regularly Use Dark Hair Dye, Chemical Relaxers Have Elevated Risk of Breast...

African-American and white women who regularly chemically straightened their hair or dyed it dark brown or black had an elevated risk of breast cancer,...

The White Dress Project to Raise Awareness About Fibroids

The White Dress Project(TM) will host an elegant evening entitled “A Night in White” in Washington DC on Thursday July 13, 2017 between 6pm and 8:30pm.  The event...

Study Finds Blacks are More Likely Than Whites to Die of a First Heart...

Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says Black adults are more likely than whites to die of a...

Trump Nominates Black Indiana Doctor for Surgeon General

If confirmed, Jerome M. Adams of Indiana will serve as Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service, subject to qualifications...

The National Black Church Initiative Issues Its Own National Health Plan To Counter House...

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, sent to Senator...

Alabama Health Officials Warn About Flesh-Eating Disease from Bacteria Found In Water

Flesh-eating bacteria has been found in bodies of water throughout Alabama and cases of the disease have been reported along the state's Gulf Coast,...

People Are Getting Exorcisms Instead of Going to the Doctor

When serious medical conditions are misdiagnosed as demonic possession, it can lead to some pretty disastrous consequences—even death. Marie McClellan told me that she was...

3 Cups of Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away, Studies Say

Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according...