90-day program may help eliminate fibroids

May 17, 2016 Staff 0
By Gemma Greene, blackdoctor.org Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. Sometimes, these tumors become quite large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In other cases, they cause […]

Smoking Rates No Longer Falling Among Young Blacks

April 18, 2016 Staff 0
blackhealthmaters.com Smoking rates among young black folks, once showing promising declines, have stalled. Researchers place the blame for this lack of forward progress squarely on the aggressive marketing efforts done by the tobacco industry. Before […]

Flu Season is Lasting Longer Than Usual

March 28, 2016 Staff 0
By Ernst Lamothe Jr., ahchealthenews.com Unfortunately, budding trees and blooming plants aren’t the only things spreading like crazy this spring. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 40 states, including Illinois, are having widespread […]

5 Health Benefits of Weight Loss

March 25, 2016 Staff 0
When it comes to weight loss, it’s not about the destination, but the journey. Obesity research shows that there are noticeable physical and mental health benefits of weight loss after shedding as little as 5% […]
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