health

McDonald’s is joining the Beyond Meat craze and following the footsteps of Burger King and their Impossible Whopper with the P.L.T (plant, lettuce, and tomato) burger. B.K. launched it’s Impossible burger early August of this year nationwide. McDonald’s is leaping into the plant-based meat industry starting on September 30th. With the rise of veganism and […]

A history of mental health issues no longer automatically disqualifies you from joining the Army. An unannounced policy change in August allows potential recruits with a history of “self-mutilation,” bipolar disorder, depression and drug and alcohol abuse to seek a waiver. The ban was put in place in 2009 after a rash of suicides among troops. […]

According to CBS News, authorities believe Devin Kelley died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. If you were hoping the Texas church shooting would change President Trump‘s position on gun control, don’t hold your breath. During a press conference today (Monday) in Japan with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters, “I think mental health is the problem here… […]

Two people in Florida were greeted with a disgusting surprise when they were ready to eat a Organic Marketside Spring Mix salad and… found a dead bat. Even worse, they discovered the deceased mammal after already taking a bite of their salad. The food was purchased from Walmart and now there has been a regional recall of […]

Rhonda is a breast cancer survivor. She shares the story of how she got diagnosed after scheduling a mammogram on a whim when she took her daughter to the doctor. She explains what her specific situation was, the treatment she received, and why her diagnosis was at a stage 3. Rhonda also talks about her […]

There’s a good chance many don’t know that hip hop has two doctors who go by the name of Dre. There’s Dr. Dre, the Aftermath boss, and Doctor Dre, the DJ and former Yo! MTV Raps host. For any fan of the latter and his ground-breaking work with Ed Lover, this is a “good news/bad […]

The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, according to his personal chef.   Two weeks after losing legendary singer Prince, authorities still haven’t determined his cause of death. But the musician’s personal chef told the Associated Press the icon was battling stomach and throat pain shortly before his passing. […]

In light of the passing of the legendary Phife Dog, founding member of A Tribe Called Quest, Headkrack points out one very significant thing we should take away from his untimely passing. Check out the player above to hear explain more in this exclusive video edition of the Hip-Hop Spot. Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley Subscribers”] Click on the audio player below […]

Dr. Collier hangs out with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show raps about losing weight in 2016. He answers listener’s questions and eases their health concerns- but first, he…

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When she was first diagnosed with HIV, Vuyiseka Dubula was just an impoverished, 22-year-old Black woman living in a Cape Town township who couldn't afford her own medication. Now she's one of Africa's most fearless warriors in the fight against HIV. Here's her story.

Last month, fans were shocked and saddened when Louisiana rapper Boosie Badazz (aka Lil Boosie) revealed that he had been diagnosed with kidney cancer. Although…