heart disease

America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

Research has shown heart health is the leading killer among women and men, but are there risk factors that make women more vulnerable to the disease than men? According to Dr. Sharon L. Mulvaugh of Mayo Clinic the answer is yes. Mulvaugh says smoking, obesity and diseases that cause inflammation can make women more susceptible […]

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to himself, and to his family (if he has one) to stay healthy. So, here are some super-quick tips to look better, play harder and live longer. Breakfast Eating something healthy […]

According to CDC, heart disease still reigns as the top cause of death for men in the United States – 1 in every 4 male deaths, in fact. Also, this includes most racial groups, black or white, Hispanic or Native American. Interestingly, but perhaps not very surprising, experts say that 49% of all Americans have […]

Dr. Rovenia M. Brock believes that nutrition is the key to optimal health. The nationally acclaimed health journalist is a nutritionist who often appears on…

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it? Both. “Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts, MD, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence and author of How to Keep from Breaking Your Heart. “Fats help you absorb vitamins A, D, […]

Millions of Americans, including middle-aged and older Americans, have a very protein-rich diet. But now, new studies have found something very interesting – while this type of diet may shorten the life spans of people who are middle-aged, the very same diet may help extend an older person’s life. “The research shows that a low-protein […]

Having a heart is part of being human. We love with our hearts, we give with our hearts, we get our hearts broken and we…

No one really likes going to the doctor. There is always that fear your physician will find something wrong and if you are feeling some…

Annabelle Volgman says too many women feel ignored or dismissed by their doctors and the need for a place where they felt they could be…

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As we have recently discovered from Whitney Houston’s toxicology report, Whitney was previously diagnosed with heart disease.  The LA Corners Office says that the cocaine found in her system may have caused a heart attack and consequently caused her to drown. Read: The Sad Deadly Truth Of Whitney, Coke & Untimely Heart Attack Heart disease […]