www.blackdoctor.org     Having diabetes does not mean you have to give up alcohol – not if your diabetes is well controlled. In fact, adults with diabetes should follow the same guidelines as the general public. Do not drink alcohol on an...
www.thegrio.com     Senate Republicans are on the verge of passing a new health care bill that, among other things, would phase out Medicaid entirely. The “Graham-Cassidy” legislation, named for Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidey (R-LA), it s leading proponents, includes several cutbacks to health care spending...
www.blackdoctor.org   Curious whether exercise, tattoos and piercings, or trendy foods are safe during pregnancy? Our experts, Twin Doctors TV’s very own Dr. Idries and Jamil Abdur-Rahman, are here to separate the truth from what’s false. It’s okay to eat sushi. False By and large it...
www.blackdoctor.org By Aria Ellise   If the name Danielle Spencer doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps the name “Dee,” former adorable child star of ’70s classic TV show What’s Happening, is probably more familiar. Spencer’s catchphrase on the show was, “Oooh, I’m gonna tell my momma!” She...
www.blackdoctor.org By Ruthie Hawkins, BlackDoctor.org Contributor     While mental illness is the number one health issue affecting young people in the United States – surpassing both asthma and diabetes – the stigma surrounding depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders, among others, within minority communities...
www.blackdoctor.org Health Conditions » Diabetes   Coffee contains several powerful antioxidants including chlorogenic acid and caffeic acid. Research shows that chlorogenic acid improves glucose metabolism and enhances insulin sensitivity while caffeic acid increases glucose uptake by the muscles. These antioxidants are why studies...
www.huffingtonpost.com By C. Virginia Fields   While every day that the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues is a state of emergency for the black community, the annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day(NBHAAD) each February 7 allows us to fully focus on the challenge facing us. One...
www.washingtonpost.com By Ben Guarino   This article has been updated. The flooding from Hurricane Harvey, which has wreaked havoc in Texas, is both catastrophic and historic. The reported death toll rose to at least 16 Tuesday, and officials were projecting that as many as...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Dr. Shavonda Pannell attended Jackson State University where she received her B.S. in Biology Pre-Physical Therapy and later received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree in April 2012 from Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Pannell has received training...
www.neohealth.org BY DR. KENNETH GIBSON When I think of Eastern Oklahoma, I think of some of the most beautiful lakes in the country and the busy summertime towns. During my time as a medical professional and Chief Medical Officer of the...