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Is it becoming harder and harder to stick to your resolve to lose weight as the New Year kicks in to its second month? Well, fitness guru Donna Richardson Joyner has a fitness program to help you work your plan. SEE ALSO: Dr. Ian Smith’s New Diet May Help You ‘Shred’ Pounds In “Witness to Fitness: […]

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If weight loss is at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions, then Dr. Ian K. Smith (pictured) has just the prescription for you. The New York Times-bestselling author has just released “Shred: The Revolutionary Diet (pictured below),” which is the No. 1 book in the nation. His latest diet pledges to help […]

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So what is the bonafide secret for seeing 10-plus decades on this planet? If you’re Denver resident Mekey Yetashawork (pictured), it’s all about working up a sweat, plus a little prayer. SEE ALSO: ESPN’s Rob Parker Gets The Boot! “Exercise must be done daily,” the 103-year-old Ethiopian native says. Yetashawork walks a half-mile at the […]

According to a new study published by Wake Forest University School of Medicine, scientists discovered that two out of every five Black women or 40 percent avoid exercise because of hairdo worries, reports Medscape News Today. SEE ALSO: Evelyn, Chad Reunite In Court To Have No-Contact Order Lifted Black women’s attitudes about their hair just […]

The U.S. Army is trimming the fat, due to the alarming number of soldiers who are grossly overweight. Why? Because the battle of the bulge has now become the leading cause of ineligibility for enlistment as one in four adults are just too fat to join the military, reports the Washington Post. SEE ALSO: Woman Embroiled […]

The South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela (pictured) was taken to a Pretoria hospital on Saturday due to undisclosed causes, and it has now been revealed that he is suffering from a lung infection, according to BBC News. RELATED: Nelson Mandela Is ‘Doing Well’ In Hospital Doctors who are treating the 94-year-old former president of South […]

Former South African president Nelson Mandela (pictured), who was airlifted to a Pretoria hospital on Saturday, will undergo further testing for an undisclosed condition but is said to be “doing well,” according to the Los Angeles Times. SEE ALSO: Michigan Judge Who Sent Nude Texts To Bailiff Accused Of Impregnating Witness At first it was reported […]

A popular beverage that was created in partnership with the Bob Marley family and sold in some New Jersey schools has been banned after its stated effects made children feel sleepy and ill, according to Fox News. SEE ALSO: 43 Students, 10 Adults Poisoned After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Southwest Atlanta School [VIDEO] Marley’s Mellow […]

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Young gay and bisexual Black males are hit hardest by new HIV-infection rates and that’s not the worst news: Most of them do not even know it, according to survey results released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. SEE ALSO: Is Cory Booker’s Food Stamp Pledge Out Of Line? Young people between […]

The old adage “money talks and bullsh*t walks” has never failed. Case in point, Manhattan’s Lenox Hill Hospital, which was propelled in to the limelight after pop star Beyonce delivered daughter, Blue Ivy, there earlier this year. Reportedly star struck with all of the publicity they garnered, now the hospital is being criticized by its […]

The family of 38-year-old Melvin Dillard Jr. (pictured) is suing a Delaware hospital, after Dillard went to their emergency room for chest pains and was released. The problem? Dillard ended up dying of a heart attack while he was waiting for a ride home in the medical center’s lobby, reports the Cape Gazette. SEE ALSO: 13 N.Y.C. […]