By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer mhicks@theoklahomaeagle.net   Dr. Jerome B. Wade succumbed on Friday, December 22, 2017, after a brief illness. He was 66. Dr. Wade was born August 1, 1951. Dr. Wade was a neurologist, and had been in practice for more...
www.breastcancer.org     Mammograms don’t prevent breast cancer, but they can save lives by finding breast cancer as early as possible. The value of screening mammograms was questioned in November 2009 when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that routine screening mammograms...
www.nytimes.com By TARA HAELLE   Most New Year’s resolutions involve improving your health or happiness. One key to achieving your resolutions is picking specific, realistically achievable and measurable goals. But beyond those basics, what should you do differently? After all, just “living healthier”...
www.realbuzz.com   Christmas is notoriously a time to indulge, but don’t let this be the green light to overindulge! You can still enjoy all the festivities of the season and get through the Christmas period without too much impact on your...
www.healthcentral.com By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN / @lisanelsonrd      Having a family history of heart attack or stroke may increase your risk for the same health problems. Try to find out about your family history so you can take steps to avoid both heart disease...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   For many seniors with diabetes, managing your own care can be difficult, as can remaining independent while dealing with diabetes complications.  The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is a no-cost opportunity to learn to manage your...
www.usatoday.com By Josh Hafner   A decade into the iPhone age, such devices feel like extensions of our bodies. Screens stay so attached to us — whether in hand, in pocket, or strapped to the arm on a morning jog — that concerns of addiction...
The Oklahoma Newswire     The Oklahoma Caring Vans are helping to fight the spread of the flu virus this season. The program’s eight mobile units have been traveling throughout the state and are expected to provide nearly 9,000 flu vaccinations to...
www.oxygenmag.com By JENESSA CONNOR   CrossFit is intense, it’s challenging and it’s fun. Here are 10 reasons you should consider trying it. With more than 11,000 affiliate locations (aka “boxes”) worldwide, CrossFit isn’t just for meatheads and bodybuilders. Every day, real women are giving the...
www.hunewsservice.com By Tyler Brady, Howard University News Service       As we enjoy the holiday season, Americans will be involved in two of their favorite seasonal activities– shopping and eating. It is the time to dine on many of those dishes primarily reserved for...