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Healthy Fuel for Back to School: Tasty, Tote-able Snack Ideas

Healthy Fuel for Back to School: Tasty, Tote-able Snack Ideas

During back-to-school season, many families will find time is at a premium. With routines changing from summer’s slower pace to tighter schedules jam-packed with work, school and extracurricular commitments, it can be hard to keep kids [...]

Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

Feeling under the weather? Many common ailments, as well as serious life-threatening conditions, are caused by what you are and aren’t putting into your body, say experts. “Even if you stick to a well-balanced diet, you [...]

Shopping Smarter for Family Necessities  Can Help the Environment

Shopping Smarter for Family Necessities Can Help the Environment

Everyday choices can affect your family’s health as well as the environment. There’s a growing trend among consumers to make choices reflecting the goals and values that matter to them most.  In fact, two out of [...]

Depression Aids in Heart Attacks in Younger Women

Depression Aids in Heart Attacks in Younger Women

Young and middle-aged women with depression are more than twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die from heart disease as their mentally healthy peers, new research suggests. The study also found that women [...]

Concussions a Greater Problem for Black Youth

Concussions a Greater Problem for Black Youth

Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the federal government statistics. In [...]

Climate Change Can Change One’s Well-Being

Climate Change Can Change One’s Well-Being

By Jazelle HuntWashington Correspondent  For most of the nearly 30 years since  Dr. Nicole Brodie’s asthma diagnosis, the athlete and Army veteran has been able to maintain an uninterrupted life, continuing to teach elementary school, coach [...]

Melt Away the Belly

Melt Away the Belly

by Valesia Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Let’s face it ladies…in the summer, we are surrounded with holidays that “require” us to eat bar-b-que, potato salad, soda wada and the works! What [...]

Men’s Health Month Focuses on Prevention

Men’s Health Month Focuses on Prevention

Many men typically notice when their automobiles don’t perform properly, but they rarely listen when their bodies tell them that it’s time to visit a doctor. That observation from a local physician remains an important theme [...]

Inferno Fitness Offers Special Rate At Donelson Location

Inferno Fitness Offers Special Rate At Donelson Location

As the summer begins it is not too late to lose those extra pounds you picked up this winter. For a limited time Inferno Fitness is offering a special rate of $89.00 for its June 30 – [...]

Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center-Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Series

Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center-Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Series

Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors and Prevention By Raquel Barlow & Jeannine Skinner, Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center Nashville, Tenn. – Alzheimer’s disease is a major public health burden that mostly affects persons aged 65 years and [...]

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