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  TMZ has broken the news that John Singleton had a mild stroke and is being treated in ICU in an unnamed hospital. Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   Singleton had just returned from Costa Rica and was experiencing some weakness in his leg.  He checked himself into a hospital after not […]

Jan and her husband Paul, who had died in 2013, were popular fixtures on TBN, especially on the long-running program “Praise the Lord.” (CNN) Jan Crouch, a co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network and popular televangelist, has died following a stroke, her son announced Tuesday via a posting on his and his wife’s website. She was 78. […]

Joe Jackson, father of the famous Jackson children, recently took a wild trip to Brazil that proved to be too much for his 87 year old self!  Joe was spotted with a bunch of much younger ladies partying it up and getting kissed by several of them for the cameras. Two days and after several parties […]

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of blacks have high blood pressure (HBP).Though doctors aren’t 100% sure why this is, they…

According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain during pregnancy depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before…

Strokes during pregnancy and after childbirth have increased at what one CDC researcher calls an alarming rate. The rate of stroke climbed about 47 percent in women before giving birth and about 83 percent in new moms in the postpartum period, 12 weeks after giving birth. Elena V. Kuklina, MD, PhD, a CDC epidemiologist, and […]

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.

VIA: WEBMD.COM Logging Long Hours on the Job May Increase Risk for Heart Attack, Angina, Heart-Related Death, Study Finds   May 13, 2010 — Working a lot of overtime may be good for your wallet, but it may be bad for your heart. In a study of about 6,000 British civil servants followed for about […]

VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]

VIA: AmericanHeart.Org Heart Attack Warning Signs: Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean […]