prevention

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 […]

Its was somewhat dreary Sunday morning. But everyone showed up at Sawyer Point prepared to walk for the cause. Many brought their dogs, babies in strollers, and walking teams with umbrellas on reserve. I too was on a quest and ready to strut! But prior to walking I captured all of the fun on camera […]

National attention has been brought about due to five gay teens who’ve committed suicide within three weeks. Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old student of Rutgers University, jumped off the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey after he was secretly filmed having a sexual encounter with another man, which was broadcast on the Internet. Clementi’s death follows four other […]

Lincoln Heights has gathered as a community to take some initiative and authority on keeping its residents moving toward healthier habits and that includes enforcing a tobacco-free policy for the small neighborhood. Officials from Lincoln Heights have voted this week for the area to become the first in Hamilton County to pass and approve the […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Although the case for coffee and exercise playing a part in the prevention of prostate cancer has not yet fully been proven, but the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study does show a clear association with both activities. Data on 50,000 men that participated in the study shows a common diagnosis […]

VIA: AmericanHeart.Org Heart Attack Warning Signs: Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean […]

VIA: MayoClinic.Com No. 1 — Heart disease Heart disease is a leading men’s health threat. Take charge of heart health by making healthier lifestyle choices. For example: • Don’t smoke or use other tobacco products. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. • Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fiber and fish. Cut […]

Via:thisis50.com Actor Jamie Foxx and recording artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges today join the ranks of celebrities who have lent their popularity to push HIV prevention as part of a social media effort targeting young African Americans. The “i know” campaign is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which aims to draw thousands […]