A new poll has found that two thirds of Americans are not getting enough sleep. This should come as no surprise to us considering that we are always yawning in the middle of our work day or have to get up from our desks and walk around just to wake our selves up. According to […]

The threat of the novel corona virus has people wondering how they should prepare, what to stock up on, and how much of it they may need just in case they have to be isolated in their homes for an extended period of time. The government suggests having a two-week supply of food and water […]


It’s so many different germs and virus’s going around these days that everyone is afraid of getting sick. Between several strains of the flu, common colds, pneumonia, and the coronavirus, it seems like it’s almost unavoidable. It could also be very possible that some your own habits may cause you to get sick. Here are […]

Did you know that today (February 7th) is #NationalBlackHIVAIDSAwarenessDay? Yes, this day is dedicated yearly to promote HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and community involvement in black/African American communities. According to the, on this day, individuals and organizations across the nation participate in collective efforts to address HIV.  On the awareness day, many of those […]

We have now become well aware of the fact that teen vaping has become an epidemic. According to the CDC, teen vaping has grown so much that in just one year, e-cigarette use among middle schoolers increased by 48 percent and among high schoolers by 78 percent. Wow! Are you struggling with a teen who […]

Women's Health

According to statistics, two per day are dying from heart attacks. To make matters worse, studies show this pattern is happening unnecessarily. These stats were gathered from women located in England and Wales and its believed this is occurring because of a gender gap in awareness, diagnosis and treatment. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) released […]

This is interesting! Research has consistently shown that lesbians are diagnosed with breast cancer more than other women and they are at greater risk for cancer due to certain stereotypical behaviors, stigma, and socioeconomic status. According to the National LGBT Cancer Network, these behaviors include: Smoking – according to some studies, more lesbians smoke regular tobacco […]

We are all aware of the recent measle outbreak that has spread across 22 states and infected hundreds of people. Millions of people have the vaccine but got it years ago and are wondering if it’s still effective. So, do you need another dose of the vaccine? According to, Beth Moench, an LPN at […]

Cooking with Dads is a free health initiative for dads and their children. This event fosters building and reinforcing healthy relationships between fathers, grandfathers and their children/grandchildren, while exposing them to resources and methods that will help them create healthy meals. This hands- on event for dads and their kids, kids with uncles, mentors or […]


Hey Parents! Lots of kids are burning themselves and guess who is the culprit? Microwavable instant soup, instant noodles, cups of soup, or water for making instant soup, according to the U.S. National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. Emory University researchers discovered scald burns associated with these items affected more than 9,500 children in the U.S. each […]


This new cannabis-infused wine is reportedly green and runs up to $400 for half a bottle. Worth a try? You should know how they make it first. According to SimpleMost: It’s reported that the process used to make this weed-infused wine starts with around a pound of marijuana. The weed is then wrapped in cheese cloth and […]

Elev8 Health

As the seasons change, be mindful that less heat doesn’t mean less sun.