People Helping Each Other

Beat the Mid-day Munchies

November 30, 2011 0

It’s like clockwork. Three p.m. rolls around and you’re famished. So you make your way to the office vending machine and select ‘A5,’ return to your cubicle and inhale your bag of Cheetos with a […]


10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

November 2, 2011 0

Courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking for […]


Nudging Your Guy Toward Healthy

September 28, 2011 1

Trying to help the man in your life be healthier and live longer is like trying to wrangle a herd of house cats with a feather. For nearly 30 years, I’ve picked doctors, made appointments, […]

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Better Belly Through Sleep

July 5, 2011 1

Beauty sleep is also better belly sleep. Research suggests that even with a good diet and regular exercise, a lack of sleep can throw a monkey wrench in your weight-loss progress. Sleepy heads eat more, […]


Speak carefully, your kids are listening

June 10, 2011 1

The other day I overheard my daughters arguing about the childish behavior of one celebrity. “Anybody can make a mistake!” one argued. “Yeah well he’s old enough to not be having a tantrum for all […]

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A Plant-Based Life

May 14, 2011 1

. Changed.  That’s how I walked away from the screening of “Forks Over Knives.” As a fitness pro, I already know the benefits of a plant-based diet, but have I ever been inspired to convert? […]


Black Women's Maternal Risks Go Unquestioned

April 25, 2011 1

Finding out why so many more African American women die in childbirth starts with keeping statistics and spotting problems in hospitals. Right now there is no federal requirement to report maternal deaths so remedies are […]


NYC's High Maternal Deaths Defy Usual Explanations

April 15, 2011 1

NEW YORK CITY (WOMENSENEWS)–A single question wakens Dr. William M. Callaghan in the middle of the night. Why is pregnancy so much more dangerous for U.S. black women? Callaghan is acting chief of the maternal […]

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Better Belly Challenge: What's for Breakfast?

April 5, 2011 1

A better belly starts with breakfast, so eat. Try some oatmeal, heavy on the fruit, easy on the sugar, or poached eggs with salsa and some vegetables leftover from Sunday dinner. Drive away from the […]


Affirming words can go a long way

March 14, 2011 1

Clean your room. Study. Go to bed. Cut the drama. Hurry up. Why’d you get a C on that test? Clean your room. Study. Go to bed. Cut the drama. Hurry up. Why’d you get […]


Racial Stress Impacts Pregnancy for Black Women

March 4, 2011 2

Black women remain significantly more likely to lose a baby in the first year of life than white women across education, wealth and other factors. And the alarming fact remains a  medical mystery. The Seattle […]



February 28, 2011 1

> AIDS: Chauncey from Charreah Jackson on Vimeo. Name: Chauncey Age: 28 Occupation: Consultant / Poet / Social Entrepreneur Why I Get Tested: I get tested to know my status and to ensure that I […]

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