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  A mere 20 minutes of brisk walking daily can help prevent early death in physically inactive people, a new study shows. RELATED: Don’t Sleep On Nap Time: Here’s Why It’s Crucial To Memory In Babies A physically inactive — or sedentary — lifestyle puts you at greater risk for cancer, Type 2 diabetes, heart attack […]

A recent study suggests that regular naps are critical to memory retention in younger children, BBC News reports. SEE ALSO: Dr. Jennifer Caudle Explains Why You Should Get A Flu Shot In University Of Sheffield trials, 216 babies as old as 12 months failed to remember new tasks if they didn’t get extended sleep soon after. The team conducting […]

You probably already know eating in front of the TV is not the best thing to do. But it could be what you’re watching that’s…

Though it’s almost like a distant memory in the United States, the Ebola virus remains a great threat in other countries, Vox reports. RELATED: First Scotland Ebola Case Confirmed The epidemic, which originated in West Africa last year, continues racking up casualties. Presently, the virus has infected over 20,000 people, killing 8,000 in nine different countries. That […]

Fitness Professional/Nutritionist Kuti Mack joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share his tips for sticking with your New Year weight loss resolutions. In order to achieve your weight loss goals for the year Mack said, you need to “give yourself the best chance of success” you need to have a plan. One of […]

Flu season has arrived and the virus has spread to more that 40 states across the country. Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a physician of family medicine, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to explain why everyone should get a flu shot to help slow down the virus. Caudle told Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight talk panel that […]

Some experts praise walking over running, while others say running is definitely more effective. Listen to the audio player to hear the latest study to…

On Monday, television and radio personality Cortney Hicks stopped by the “NewsOne Now” studios to share her weight loss journey. As a teenager, Hicks tipped the scale at 365 lbs. Over the course of 20 years she has lost a total of 200 lbs. “It’s been a battle over 20 years and I’ve finally won,” said […]

At 77-years-old and just 105 pounds, Willie Murphy (pictured) will make you rub your eyes in disbelief! The petite powerhouse can deadlift 250 pounds, do one-handed pull-ups, one-handed pushups, fingertip pushups, and pushups where you put your fingers in a diamond formation and press your nose all the way to the floor.  And… for the pièce de […]

The U.S. has seen a sharp rise in the rates of diabetes over the past two decades, with 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population affected, according to the latest statistics from the American Diabetes Association.  Diabetes occurs when a person has high blood glucose or blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or […]

  You may have heard plenty about diabetes, one of the most prevalent diseases in the African American community, but how much of your knowledge is fact, vs. fiction? Blacks are from 1.4 to 2.2 times more likely than Whites to have a form of the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Wish you could stop craving pizza, and long for a salad? Listen to the audio player to hear what you need to do in this edition…