For his service work with his foundation, Rickey Smiley was recognized by the White House with an award from President Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus. He talks about his time there at the CBC, and some of the other people he was honored among that evening. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Touched by both […]

The woman, who asked to remain unidentified, delivered by cesarean section Tuesday at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is visiting from Honduras.

The government had to cop to a big-ole mea culpa yesterday when the Pentagon confirmed that that the U.S. military shipped live anthrax samples around the world via FedEx. Samples of the toxic bacteria went to private research laboratories in nine states and one in South Korea. CNN reports that four lab workers in the U.S. […]

You should! If you’ve ever had unprotected sex you can be carrying the disease and not even know it. Have you been tested lately? World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show your support for people living with […]

According to the CDC a patient being treated in a area Dallas hospital is the first person in the States diagnosed with the Ebola virus. The epidemic that is causing havoc in West Africa has finally made it’s way to the United States. For more info on the disease and the symptoms check out the […]

Russ Parr’s special guest, Lisa Ling, host of the OWN program Our America with Lisa Ling, talks about the secret epidemic that everyone seems to think is finally getting better in the black community…but is actually only getting worse. Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning Show … LIKE Him On Facebook! Click here to view where you can […]

“Our America with Lisa Ling, Black America’s Secret Epidemic” airs at 10pm Tonight on OWN! OWN’s, Lisa Ling phoned into the Russ Parr Morning Show to discuss the stigma’s of HIV/Aids. Studies have proven 14-18yr old-young ladies have contracted the disease. Help stop the spread. Exclusive interview with Lisa Ling below. You can live perfectly […]

There have already been numerous studies that show that there are many different health benefits of marriage for men. However, according to health officials, while…

The man hospitalized in Indiana with the first U.S. case of a potentially fatal respiratory virus called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is improving…

Despite the high level of success with vaccines designed to prevent it, measles is seeing a recurrence in the United States, according to the Centers…

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), even though the pregnancy rate for teens between 15 and 17 seems to be declining,…

According to the CDC, there has been an increase in the number of cases of nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes. Disturbingly, 51 percent of calls to…