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 […]

Are you a breakfast person? If not, then you may want to consider including into your daily meal plan. Skipping breakfast may lead to higher heart-related deaths, especially from stroke, according to a study. The study out yesterday (April 22nd) found that those who never eat breakfast had an 87 percent higher risk of cardiovascular death […]

Zoe Saldana revealed she's been dealing with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder which causes the immune system to attack the thyroid.

National

Roland S. Martin of News One reported that a strain of HIV that could develop into AIDS before patients realize they are infected has been identified in Cuba. The aggressive variant was seen in patients who developed AIDS within three years of contacting the virus, according to a new study. It usually takes five to 10 […]

Hibernating sounds great right about now when most regions are freezing cold. But it could be a health benefit, too. Listen to the audio player…

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There is good news in the fight against HIV. According to Fox 28, a little blue pill could mean big changes in the lives of thousands of people in Central Ohio. Changes for the better. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a new HIV-prevention approach where HIV-negative people at high risk of coming into contact with the […]

Celebrity News

On Tuesday, Bobby Womack announced that he was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, saying ‘It’s not bad yet but will get worse.’ Today he issued a statement thanking his fans for the love and support they have shown since the announcement. Thanks to all of my fans for their prayers and well […]

Celebrity News

Veteran soul singer Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with early signs of Alzheimer’s disease after forgetting song lyrics and the names of collaborators, he told the BBC. It’s the latest health complication for the singer, who last year was hospitalized with pneumonia and had surgery for colon cancer. Womack, 68, opened up about his memory lapses to Giles Peterson on BBC […]

National

From TMZ – Whitney Houston had cocaine in her system when she died — this according to the L.A. County Coroner. Too Far? National Enquirer Posts Whitney Houston Open Casket Photo The L.A. County Coroner has just released the singer’s official cause of death — accidental drowning … but the report also notes heart disease […]

News & Gossip

With her mother and sisters by her side, a brave Toni Braxton went public and revealed at a recnet  luncheon benefiting lupus awareness and research that she too is battling the potentially deadly autoimmune disease. “Take a look, this is what lupus looks like,” Braxton said to a surprised audience as she accepted one of […]

Elev8 Health

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. […]

Diabetes

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 […]