Mayo Clinic

Dina Piersawl’s life changed during the 2003 holiday season. The former athlete, who ate healthy and worked as a personal trainer, was diagnosed with heart disease. She didn't see it coming.

According to Mayo Clinic, as many as 3 out of 4 women have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives, but most are unaware of them because they often cause no symptoms. Your doctor may discover fibroids incidentally during a pelvic exam or prenatal ultrasound. However, for many women, their fibroids can major cause of problems […]

According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, in 2011, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites. In particular, African American women have the highest rates of being overweight or obese compared to other groups in the U.S. – about four out of five African American […]

Everyone talks a lot about high blood pressure, but do you really know what it is, what’s wrong with having it, and what surprising everyday health habit may actually make it worse? What Does Having High Blood Pressure Mean? According to Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition in […]

According to the CDC, black women are at least 50 percent more likely than white women to die of heart disease or stroke prematurely. And according to the American Heart Association, even though heart disease is the number one killer of woman, many women don’t know the signs that they’re experiencing heart trouble. In fact, […]

According to the CDC, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men, with over 913,000 new cases and over 261,000 deaths worldwide each year. According to the U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services: Black men are nearly twice as likely to have new cases of prostate cancer, as compared […]