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Processed meat may contribute a whole range of health risks including cancer, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Joanne Frederick psychologist and doctor
Will Smith’s reaction to Chris Rock’s untimely joke at the Oscars brought even more light to a condition that many people may not have been aware of before — alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that affects up to 6.8 million people in the U.S., according to National...
Over the last two years, there has been much conversation around mental health, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic began. At the core of our societal obligations are our children, which is why a panel of trusted doctors across the U.S. held a virtual town hall meeting titled “Mental Wealth:...
Our beloved Pistons legend Ben “Big Ben” Wallace is back to make his mark in Detroit in a new way. He has signed an exclusive cannabis licensing agreement with the Michigan-based dispensary Rair. Wallace has spent time developing his own strain of flower along with pre-rolls, vape cartridges and...
Detroit is known for many things: cars, music and food. But, Detroit has more to offer than meets the eye. Over the last few years, Detroit has taken health and wellness to a new level. Fitness studios are popping up left and right, and it seems that Detroiters are...
Kidney-related complications has been one of the leading causes of death in the United States since 2020, according to data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For African Americans, kidney disorders ranks 9th in the center’s data on underlying cause of death from 2018 to 2020. Additionally, the National...
Being healthy and strong is usually at the top of our list when it comes to setting intentions for the New Year! These quick workouts can be done anywhere with just bodyweight as resistance – so there's no excuse not to get physically active this year. 1 UPPER BODY PUSH UPS  Get...
4 Habits to Break and New Ones to Adopt for the New Year New Year, New You — is that your mantra for 2022? Are you proclaiming that this will be your best year yet? The best year yet doesn’t start with all your new year resolutions. It begins with...
LET ME TELL YOU A QUICK STORY OR TWO. I grew up with 16 siblings. Yeah, I know, that’s a lot of humans! We weren’t just poor; we were relentlessly poor and under the constant attack of poverty. We didn’t always have heat, so we would boil water on the...
Victoria Dooley, M.D. The evolving conversation about COVID-19 has turned from the majority of the discussion revolving around whether or not people should receive one of the three vaccines on offer. Now, the topic of debate for those who did elect to get “the jab” is whether or not to...
Sleep is an integral part of full-body health and vitality. However, many people struggle to maintain a healthy sleep cycle. A lack of sleep, or even several nights of poor quality sleep, negatively impacts many important physiological, chemical, and neurological functions.  These dysfunctions can lead to both mental and physical...
You’ve seen the pink ribbons, the marches, the awareness campaigns, and branded attire. But have you seen many discussions regarding breast cancer in Black women specifically? If the answer is no, that’s exactly why we’re here. As we enter November, a month that highlights other forms of cancer, we’d...
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