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COVID-19 testing saves lives. Free COVID-19 tests are available at Columbus Public Health on Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in partnership with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, OhioHealth and Mount Carmel Health System. Protect yourself, your loved ones and the community with a free COVID-19 test. Call 614-645-1519 or visit columbus.gov/coronavirus […]

Another update on the status of the coronavirus here in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus health officials say 25 people are being tested for COVID-19 coronavirus in Columbus and Worthington. Mayor Andrew Ginther and Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts held a news conference where Dr. Roberts announced that 25 people in Columbus and Worthington are being tested […]

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 […]

It seems like every day there is a news story telling us about a product that is bad for our health, this happens to be another one of those. A new study has found that birth control pills actually change our brains. It directly affects the hypothalamus. According to UPI.com, the scientist over at Albert […]

Well, guess who has finally given up the greenery! The ‘Smoke God’ Himself, Willie Nelson, no longer smokes the sticky icky. Of course, this isn’t a choice he wanted to make, but he had to make it. According to NBC4i.com, the country music legend had to let go of his habit because he is having […]

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 […]

Recently, there are concerns in Columbus about the closing of the oldest Mental Health and Addiction Treatment, called Columbus Area Integrated Health Services (CAIHS) . A group called “Concerned Black Citizens of Columbus” is speaking out about that matter. The board of trustees for the Health Agency turned the center over to the county. This […]

Weather may have effect on your health. There are cases of people getting aches in their knees and head when it is about to rain. Professionals say this is caused by barometric pressure. This causes your nerves to react. Human nerves are made to react when the barometric pressure rises and atmospheric pressure lowers. Facts […]

Do you use a teeth whitener with hydrogen peroxide? Ads for teeth whitening products are just about everywhere lately, and many of these whiteners contain hydrogen peroxide. Can long term use do more damage than good?   According to the DailyMail.com, Stockton University researchers found that teeth whiteners that contain hydrogen peroxide actually damage the […]

  7 out of 10 women suffer from Fibroids.  Many women don’t even know due to not knowing the symptoms.  But what happens after your diagnosis and surgery?   On The Mic host, Missy B talks to Earth Jallow and Seleana Watkins talk about their experiences with this potentially aggressive health issue that many African-American women will encounter, […]

7 out of 10 women suffer from Fibroids.  Many women don’t even know due to not knowing the symptoms.  On The Mic host, Missy B talks to Earth Jallow and Seleana Watkins about a potentially aggressive health issue that many African-American women will encounter, fibroids. Sign Up To Get Exclusive News and Contest to Your Inbox: 

Sad news as Sparks is currently pregnant with first child. HelloBeautiful is reporting that American Idol star Jordin Sparks’ step-sister has passed away. Sparks’ sibling Bryanna Jackson-Frias died due to complications with sickle cell anemia Tuesday evening. Bryanna was only 16-years-old.   “Bry went peacefully to Heaven,” Sparks’s mom, Jodi Jackson, wrote on a Facebook […]