Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

The Quiet Crisis Killing Black Women!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness on 18 January 2019
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Yahoo.com By Melissa Jeltsen, HuffPost Black Voices Posted January 18th 2019   DELASHON JEFFERSON AND SON RAYRAY Before she died, Delashon Jefferson tacked a certificate to her bedroom wall. The piece of paper, edged in gold like a diploma, was proof that her boyfriend had completed an anger management program. For Delashon, 20, it was [...]

Cleveland Heights Woman, Oldest Person In U.S., Has Died!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, R.I.P. on 11 January 2019
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Ideastream.org By Matthew S. Schwartz Posted January 11th 2019   On Tuesday, the woman believed to be the oldest person in the U.S. passed away at her home in Cleveland Heights, the Associated Press reported. According to the Gerontology Research Group, which tracks and verifies the age of people aged 110 and older, Lessie Brown [...]

Chrissy Teigen Reveals Her Son Will Have To Wear A Corrective Helmet!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News, Style/Fashion on 27 December 2018
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Yahoo.com By Hope Schreiber, Yahoo Posted December 27th 2018   Chrissy Teigen, the model who always has an epic clapback on Twitter, shared a sweet message on social media about her and John Legend’s son, 6-month-old Miles. “Baby miles getting fitted for a little helmet today for his adorable slightly misshapen head,” she tweeted  earlier [...]

Lawmakers Ramp Up Scrutiny Of Recipients On Food Stamps, Medicaid!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 20 December 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted December 20th 2018 (PHOTO: LISA HAMLER FUGITT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OHIO ASSOCIATION OF FOODBANKS)   The Ohio Senate and House have approved a bill, HB119, that will ramp up scrutiny of people on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps. The new review process will require government [...]

US Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional, Democrats Vow To Appeal!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 December 2018
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AFP.com By Carlos Hamann, AFP Posted December 18th 2018   US DISTRICT JUDGE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS REED O’CONNOR A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional — a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal. US District Judge Reed O’Connor’s 55-page ruling came [...]

Everyone Should Know These Lung Cancer Symptoms—Even Non-Smokers!
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Posted in Health & Fitness on 11 December 2018
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Prevention.com By Stephanie Booth Posted December 11th 2018   While a nagging cough is a telltale sign, the symptoms of lung cancer can be more subtle than you think. You likely know by now that smoking cigarettes is linked to nearly 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States. But here’s [...]

Taraji P. Henson Has Launched Mental Health Foundation To Help Break The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Struggles In The Black Community!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 22 November 2018
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NaturallyMoi.com By Susan Johnes Posted November 22nd 2018   The award-winning “Empire” actress is proving to be on a mission to tackle mental health in African American communities. The actress has founded a non-profit organization named the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father, who battled mental health woes himself. The organization [...]

Howard Ranks Top University In Producing Highest Number Of Black Medical School Applicants
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Higher Learning on 18 November 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Victor Ochieng Posted November 18th 2018   When it comes to diversity and inclusion in different institutions, Howard University seems to have taken the lead role in diversifying the medical field. The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that HBCU is the leading University in sending African-American applicants to U.S. medical schools. 118 [...]

Ohio Ballot Issue 1 Sparks Criminal Justice Debate Over Treatment, Prison!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 5 November 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted November 5th 2018 (PHOTO: SHAKYRA DIAZ, MANAGING DIRECTOR CRIME SURVIVORS FOR SAFETY AND JUSTICE)   Voters in Ohio will see one statewide issue on the ballot. Supporters have said this constitutional amendment will steer non-violent drug offenders away from prison and into treatment. But opponents claim it will dismantle the work [...]

Montel Williams Says He Heard A ‘Loud Pop’ Before His Stroke: ‘I Knew Something Was Majorly Wrong!’
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 17 October 2018
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Yahoo.com By Korin Miller Posted October 17th 2018   Montel Williams just opened up about a terrifying health scare he experienced in May, saying that he is “lucky to be alive” after having a stroke. “I had what they call a hemorrhagic stroke,” Williams told the Blast in a new interview. “I almost died.” Williams [...]