Health

Your after-holiday detox plan

Christmas has come and gone and, if you’re anything like me, you’re wondering how to quickly shed the extra pounds acquired from eating leftovers throughout the weekend.

5 last minute holiday gift ideas

‘Tis the season! Christmas is tomorrow and some of us may still be scrambling for that last minute holiday gift.

Naughty and nice holiday influences on healthy eating

With 2017 around the corner, many Americans are preparing their New Year resolutions lists and planning to get a jump-start on a healthy lifestyle when the clock strikes midnight on January 1.

Healthy holidays to you!

Fitness center devotees share their journeys; offer tips.

5 winter skincare hacks

Your skin is the largest organ on your body, and in the winter it takes a real beating. Those harsh winds and low temperatures are no joke!

Black children and teens exposed to most junk food advertising: Study

A new report suggests that certain industries may actually be targeting our kids through the networks we watch most.

Despite progress, Colorectal Cancer claims thousands of black lives

Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and healthcare professionals have been successful in raising awareness for some types of cancer, others are not as high profile.

Whoopings in 2016: Tough love or poor parenting?

The Good Book says spare the rod, spoil the child. Whoopings, spankings or however you grew up defining discipline is often seen as a rites of passage in the Black community.

Instagram's new feature could be a mental health life saver

Instagram, arguably social media’s leading media sharing service, tackles mental health with the swipe of a finger. That’s right, according to the ‘Gram, a new feature will allow users to anonymously flag a photo in the event they think someone ...

Trick or Treat: Safety tips

While dressing up in your best ghoul gear while loading up on yummy treats may sound like good old fashioned fun, it’s also a time to keep an extra close eye on your little ones.

Yes, you really can be 'scared to death'!

Here’s something to keep in mind this Halloween: Yes, fear can kill you – even if you are in good health.

5 healthy DIY Halloween treats

Here are five fun, non-candy Halloween recipes that are healthy and are sure to please everyone in your home. And the best part? The kids can help, too. Enjoy and happy fall!

THE LIFESTYLE PHARMACIST

Four rules for using medications safely.

DIRTY TALK: Common bacteria hiding on your phone

Your cell phone could be the reason for your next doctor visit. The item that you more than likely come in contact with the most has the most germs per square inch than your toilet bowl.

7 weight loss tips hacks before the holiday season

‘Tis the season for trick and treats, spiced sweets and fancy feasts. While the transition from summer to fall can take a toll on your waistline, before you lose your mojo, check out some of our top weight loss hacks ...