Heart Health

Be honest with yourself. Are you your ideal weight? Do you have that summer body you desire? Did you make a  new years resolutions promising to eat healthier and lose, or gain weight? If you answered yes, congratulations! If you answered no, there is still time to get with the program.  Here are 3 steps […]

Hip Hop star Lil Cease took control and transformed his life and body and want you to do the same.  In his new video, “Hardbody Fitness”, the Brooklyn native shows you how to turn your flab into hard muscle you’d be proud of.

I Love Oprah! There’s so many words that can describe who and what she represents.  I’ll share one, Regal. You can  see the elevation of her mission and vision through all that she does.  She never ceases to amazes me with her selfless acts of love and empowerment.

It seems like our favorite shows and channels have painted a scary picture of black women that America is liking…Loud, Confrontational and Dramatic.  Are we?  And why when there’s 2 or more of us, its a big mess?  Why is that?

February is Heart Health Month!  Dr. Melanie Mencer Parks of Synergy Medical and Wellness appeared on 97.9  The Box Conversations with Nnete Medical Minutes segment to discuss how to prevent Heart Attacks.

Carolyn Hennecy had a suspicion about what was happening to her when she started having shortness of breath and tension in her left arm and jaw. She was working as a legal assistant at a busy law firm in Lakeland, Florida, and had witnessed her boss experience the same symptoms shortly before he had a […]

According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. Find out if you're at risk here.

Here are some helpful links to learn more about high blood pressure and how to prevent and treat it.

<strong>COPD</strong> is one of the nation's <strong>leading causes of death</strong> but most of us have no idea what it is or how to deal with it. Get informed and improve your lifestyle.

Putting in <strong>extra hours</strong> on the job may be good for your bank account but bad for your heart according to a new study.

VIA: WEBMD.COM Study Shows Whole-Grain Foods Lower Cardio Risk in People With Diabetes   May 10, 2010 — People with diabetes who eat plenty of bran-rich whole grains appear to have a reduced risk of death from heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular causes, a new study shows. Researchers from Harvard University followed almost 8,000 […]

VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]