www.blackdoctor.org   Heart disease is the top killer of women. The majority of women between the ages of 40 and 60 have at least one risk factor for the disease. But many do not realize it. They also don’t know about the sometimes subtle...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lilly Workneh “Being a woman of color, we need to understand that we’re dope,” said a creator of the...
www.blackdoctor.org Is your morning cup of Joe good for you? In short, yes. On its own, coffee – consumed by 64 percent of Americans at least once a day – is packed with health-giving antioxidants. In fact, there’s a myriad of research...
www.blackdoctor.org     A ministroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA). It occurs when part of the brain experiences a temporary lack of blood flow. This causes stroke-like symptoms that resolve within 24 hours. Unlike a stroke, a TIA...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Sara Angle, SELF     Hey guys, remember me, the Nutrition Newbie? Well, I’ve been working hard at maintaining my new, healthy eating plan, which is high protein, low carb, low sugar and high in good-for-you fats. My program allows for a lot...
www.blackdoctor.org   Managing diabetes requires a great deal of effort and may seem overwhelming at first. You’re asked to make many lifestyle changes that seem virtually impossible. Doctor visits every three months, finger sticks three times a day, diabetes pills or...
www.ebony.com BY LASHIEKA HUNTER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ytcmH-TFg    A checklist of things for Black men to screen for by age Brothers, be honest. Do you go to the doctor regularly? You take care of your family; you take care of work matters, but what about yourself? “Men...
www.ebony.com BY Jazz Keyes     African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in the labor market, making it harder for us to accumulate wealth. For those...
www.upi.com By Stephen Feller     NEW YORK (UPI) -- One type of drug commonly used to treat hypertension, angiotensin-converting-enzyme, or ACE, inhibitors, was shown in a new study to be associated with significantly worse health outcomes in black patients than white patients,...
www.healthyplace.com By Harry Croft, MD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDlzVNH4Skc You know about the dangers of smoking, obesity, fatty foods, unprotected sex, and environmental pollutants. Now chalk up another health hazard to that ever-growing list: Racism. It plays a key role in the development of illness -- and...