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Health Group, Clergy Team Up to Fight...

Several members of clergy and the Health Promotion Action Coalition gathered for a weekly luncheon Thursday to discuss plausible solutions for alleviating health disparities found...

Women Tend to Disregard Heart Diseases Risks,...

Every year, 53,000 women in the United States die from a heart attack. And medical experts have long known that women have heart...

Blood Test Could Predict The Risk of...

According to HealthDay News, there’s a new blood test that may be able to predict heart disease risk in Black teenagers who are obese. The...

The Poorest African Americans at Highest Risk...

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for both men...

New Test That Detects Heart Disease Especially...

A new diagnostic test can show the risk for a person having a heart attack or stroke in the future, even if they currently...

10 Leading Causes of Death for Black...

10. Alzheimer's Disease According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease is more prevalent among Blacks than whites. The organization predicts that over the next 30 years,...

Healthy Habits Can Help Black Adult Women...

A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study has shown that adults in their 30s and 40s may reduce their risk for developing cardiovascular...

CDC: Nearly Half of Premature Deaths Are...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely each year from the five leading causes of death.  However,...

Eating Your Broccoli Can Help You Live...

Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day, and not just the previously recommended five, could prolong your life, according to...

Excessive Salt Consumption May Speed Up Aging...

A new study reveals that eating too much salty food might speed up cellular aging in teenagers who are overweight or obese. The study was...

Millions More Americans Eligible for Statins Under...

American cardiologists are in a heated debate over new heart health guidelines that could make nearly 13 million Americans eligible for statin medications. Researchers at...

Study: Women With Gestational Diabetes Linked to...

If a woman has a history of gestational diabetes, then her risk of developing early atherosclerosis increases, even if she doesn't develop diabetes after...

Diet May be a Key Factor in...

A new cardiovascular study from the University of Michigan is looking beyond modern Western medicine. Pharmaceutical drugs for hypertension just aren't the long-term answer,...

Study: Western Diet Leads to Ill Health,...

The typical Western diet, high in fat and sugar, really does lead to an early grave, new research suggests. A study of more than 5,000...

Want a Healthy Heart? Start With Natural,...

February is National Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to highlight some foods that promote heart health, as well as list those...

Reduce Your Chance of Heart Disease: Try...

A study of 44,500 people in England and Scotland showed vegetarians were 32 percent less likely to die or need hospital treatment as a...

Snake Oil?: New Study Questions Heart Health...

Millions of people take omega-3 supplements to improve their heart health, but new evidence questions their benefit. Researchers looked at 20 studies involving nearly 70,000...

Study: Only Non-Alcoholic Red Wine Lowers Risk...

Wine lovers, get ready for a buzz kill. A new study has found that drinking two glasses of red wine a day can help...

Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Linked to Heart...

Using electronic cigarettes is not associated with acute adverse effects on cardiac function, researchers from the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece, reported at...

Stressful Jobs Put Women At Higher Risk...

Study finds women working in stressful and active jobs are at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease. Women who have a lot of stress at...

Top Three Diseases Threatening Black Women And...

There are three major diseases that threaten the livelihood of black women: Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke. According to Lorraine Jones of Hello Beautiful...
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