Health

How to get into the best shape of your life, according to science

Frustrated by a lack of progress at the gym? According to science, the answer to your fitness plateau may not involve exercise at all, but diet.

#BLACKGIRLHEALING:

"I am the example for my daughters."

Michelle Obama hosts girlfriends workout bootcamp

She continues to keep her focus on fitness and self-care.

HOLD THE FRIES:

French fries linked to higher risk of death.

"Black Henna" tattoos may put you at risk

Summer vacation season is here… time to hit the beach and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun. What about getting a black henna temporary tattoo? Who could it hurt? It could hurt you.

How much sleep does your child really need?

Parents take note. Experts have dropped new recommendations on exactly how much sleep your child needs.

7 ways black men can jumpstart generational health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 12 percent of men age 18 and older are in fair or poor health leading to obesity, hypertension and even mortality.

Here's why people who run live a longer than those who don't

New research, published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, reports that “a single hour of running can add seven hours to a person’s life.”

Healthy morning habits to try tomorrow

Your morning routine can make or break your entire week. People who start the day making healthy choices tend to stay on a healthy streak for the rest of the day.

The truth about Tilapia: 3 facts you need to know

Tilapia is now the fourth most-consumed seafood in the United States, after shrimp, tuna and salmon.

3 exercises to help you live 10 years longer

For centuries, many men and women have been trying to find the “fountain of youth” — a mythical place that with one drink, it automatically brings you back to your youth. It would turn an old man to an energetic ...

National Cancer Survivor's Day

My personal cancer survivor story and how early detection saved my life.

7 things to expect when you give up dairy

Whether you are giving of dairy for health, religious, or simply personal reasons there are always benefits and consequences to consider.

5 things not to say to someone depressed

People who are depressed have a lot on their mind and with that a lot of questions they try to answer themselves: what happened, what’s wrong with me? Why can’t I do anything right? Wouldn’t people be better off if ...

7 drinks never to have after dinner

Drinks with food is necessary, normal and at most times is healthy. That is, unless you are drinking the wrong drinks.

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