Tag Archives: obesity


Black Women In The U.S. More Likely To Die During Or After Childbirth: Why?

By Essence

Late at night on February 4, 2010, when she was 37 weeks pregnant, Fathiyyah “Tia” Doster 

In Order To Give Your Kids The Best Chance At Success, Science Says Parents Should Be Doing These 9 Things

By Inc.

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults,

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18:  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about organized gang violence at the Department of Justice, April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sessions spoke during a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.


50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Paid Scientists To Misdirect Blame For Obesity


In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine.


Court in Nigeria Rule Coca-Cola Products Unfit For Consumption

By Educate Inspire Change

The Coca-Cola Company is now in deep trouble. Many people have come to realize in recent times that products of the company do more harm to their health. In fact, all Coca-Cola products have no recorded important nutritional value.


Large Percent of Dollar Store Products Linked to Serious Health Problems Including Cancer

By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.


Fructose Corn Syrup Increases Risk Of Diseases

By Natural Health 365

It is no secret that sugary drinks, sweets, and other processed foods


American Born Blacks Aren’t As Healthy As African, Caribbean Immigrants

By Daily News

A new study from the city’s Health Department examining health discrepancies


Wine Before Bed Helps You Reduce Weight

By Providr

If you are one of those people who enjoy a glass of wine


Black Men Are Already At High Risk For Prostate Cancer, But Are At Bigger Risk If This Happens

By Affordable Health Insurance

Black men have the highest rate of getting prostate cancer, followed by white, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), and Asian/Pacific Islander, according to the U.S.


Why You Should Never Ever Eat Instant Noodles

By Healthy Cures

Instant noodles are a popular go-to lunch or dinner for those who are strapped for time (or cash), like college students.

A man jogs during a warm day in Central Park, New York December 25, 2015. Much of the U.S. East Coast could see record high temperatures on Christmas Day and through the weekend even as a major winter storm looms for the southern Great Plains, forecasters said on Friday. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTX202CH

America’s Fittest City is Going To Shock You

By The Huffington Post

If you love city life and want a healthy lifestyle, pack your bags and head for our nation’s capital.


Tylenol: Substance Inside Drug Can Alter Users’ Ability to Empathize With Others, Study Says

By CBS News

When you take medicine to dull pain, you may also dull your ability to sense pain in others.


Why are White women dying prematurely?

By The Preying Narcissist

For years and years it was said that black women were the ones dying at an increasing rate.


Stripper ‘manipulated HBO executive into leaving her his life savings’

By The Daily Mail 

A 31-year-old stripper has been accused of seducing a lonely HBO executive into leaving her his life savings, just six months after they met at a strip club in Atlantic City.

what the government diabetes report doesn't reveal

What the Government Diabetes Report Doesn’t Reveal

The number of new diabetes cases in adults has steadily decreased for the first time in decades,


CVS is dropping over two dozen drugs including Viagra

By CNN Money

CVS is dropping more than two dozen prescription drugs from its list of covered medicines for 2016, including Viagra.


This is what happens to your body after drinking Coca Cola

By The Huffington Post

We all know Coca Cola is laden with sugar and that, at a push


This happened when Africans and African Americans switched diets

By Think Progress

In recent years, public health experts have acknowledged that lowering the risk


600 pound woman gives birth to 40 pound baby

By World News Daily

A 600-pound woman has given birth to a 40-pound baby at Perth’s King Edward Memorial Hospital,