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After a three-year hiatus involving medical treatments and several lifestyle changes, due to an incurable autoimmune illness, Grammy® and Dove award nominated-songwriter, and singer, Dayna Caddell, is on a mission to increase awareness and educate the public with the AD/#PUSH for Awareness tour. “Unfortunately there is no cure yet, but I intend to share my testimony and […]

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Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, is under fire again as attention is redirected towards a HIV/AIDS joke he made over a decade ago about N.W.A rapper Eazy-E. Eazy, real name Eric Wright, died from the illness in 1995. In 2003, Knight appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where he made the tasteless comment about the rapper […]

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]

Trinidad (Trinidad-Guardian)– After 17 women fell ill in Trinidad, many Trinidadians are blaming it on a “Demon Attack.” The Trinidad Guardian Reports: Panic broke out at the Moruga Composite School yesterday as 17 female students fell mysteriously ill and began rolling on the ground, hissing and blabbering in a strange tongue, after suffering bouts of […]

HIV/AIDS is a part of our family.  As is the case with an eccentric relative (and we all have a weird uncle), even though we may be embarrassed by him, we do have to own him.  It may make some of us uncomfortable to discuss this topic but there is no doubt – HIV/AIDS is […]

The general distrust that African Americans have of clinical trials is rooted in their strained relationships with medical researchers, some of whom long ago broke the bond of trust by putting African-American patients at risk and failing to make full disclosures.

The Heart Association came to The Radio-One annual Health Fair to share with us the number one killer of women in America and what women can do to prevent it. HEART DISEASE: Choose to Reduce Your Risk Stop Smoking How Can I Quit Smoking? How Can I Handle the Stress of Not Smoking? How Can […]

VIA: WebMD.Com Some inheritances are a curse. I don’t mean your grandmother’s cabinet of porcelain fawns, nor your uncle’s portfolio of watercolor still lifes, nor the 40 years of Model Railroader magazines stowed in the rafters of your dad’s garage. Worse than any of these is the hand-me-down that could be hiding in your genes. […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM If not controlled, diabetes can put you at risk for a host of complications that can affect nearly every organ in the body. They include: • The heart and blood vessels • The eyes • The kidneys • The nerves • The gums and teeth • Heart Disease, Blood Vessel Disease, and Diabetes […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM – PHOTO VIA: SAVVYHEALTHFITNESS.COM Learn the lifestyle changes that can get rid of your type 2 diabetes.   Type 2 diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be reversed by eating right and exercising regularly. Do what Karen Parrish, 53, did: Take control of your disease rather than letting your disease control you. […]

In the study published this week, researchers used anthropological, radiological and genetic testing to examine Tut and 10 other bodies mummified over a two-year period during Tut's dynasty.