Tag Archives: Your Health Matters

NAILS SALONS & HIV

Look it’s a scary world out there and the more you know the safer you’ll be. So here is some information you need to know and it may just save your life! Question: Is your nail salon protecting you? This … Continue reading

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This Popular “African American Disease” Can Actually Be Reversed

Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common conditions that increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Because of its prevalence among African-Americans, some sources are starting to refer to it as the “African-American Disease”. … Continue reading

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African Americans are more likely than whites to develop Alzheimer’s. Why?

 Gary Williams thought he had found a glimmer of hope. Six months earlier, his wife, Gwendolyn — 64 and a retired education professor at Bowie State University in Maryland — had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. The disease, as Gary would … Continue reading

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26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to buy healthy vegan food. She lives in Inglewood, and it … Continue reading

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HOW TO LOSE 100+ POUNDS

If you are trying to lose 100 pounds, beyond diet and exercise you may need to examine other areas of your life to understand how best to achieve weight loss. People who have 100 pounds or more to lose know … Continue reading

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***THE DEADLY DISEASE BLACK MEN DON’T TALK ABOUT ENOUGH (BUT SHOULD)***

In my circle of friends, it’s not uncommon to get a text from one of my girls asking about a recommendation for a good OB/GYN or a therapist. We can mix these bigger health talks into our everyday conversation like … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL! MOTHER & DAUGHTER DEFY AGING

When the term “Black Don’t Crack” was created decades ago, many of our parents, grandparents or even older family members used it referring to just how good black men and women look when they get old. Not as many wrinkles … Continue reading

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