www.blackamericaweb.com By Lindsey Tanner       Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published Monday...
https://psychologybenefits.org/2018/06/29/depression-in-black-boys-begins-earlier-than-you-think/?fbclid=IwAR12mgDhVItahdhcAmW1bz_Z_h6B1phpMbXb0kCnffmiFg-BSt5k0HGWVgc   By Aaron Hunt, MS (Graduate Intern, APA Health Disparities Office) and David J. Robles, BA (Graduate Intern, SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity)     From 2001 to 2015, the suicide risk for Black boys between the ages of 5 and 11 was two to...
www.msn.com By  John Bowden   In a video message alongside Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, James announced he would be the lead spokesman for Walmart's Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign, which uses the proceeds from select Walmart products to raise money for the...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Nominations now open for the 2019 Champions of Health awards   Since 2004, the Champions of Health awards program has honored those working to positively change the health status of Oklahomans through unique and innovative programs. Nominations are...
www.blackdoctor.org     For the past nearly 21 years, Will & Jada Smith have built a reputation as being one of Hollywood’s most unshakable couples. The two met in 1994 on the set of Smith’s television series, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,”...
By Eagle Newswire     It’s 420 time! Residents of Tulsa north will get a new licensed medical marijuana dispensary just less than 3 miles from downtown on the symbolic day of April 20. Good Greens Dispensary will have its grand opening starting at 8 a.m.  The state approved...
www.blackdoctor.org By Cecelia Brewington, MD Cancer Survivor Michelle Cole Whitley   Roughly two-thirds of African-American women report getting a mammogram in the last two years. However, we may not get screened as often as we say. Our cancers are still found at a later stage than...
www.blackdoctor.org     Some days, all you can do is think of excuses to skip a workout, even when you know all the reasons why you should workout. Try as you might, you can’t be perfect every day of your life! The...
www.usatoday.com By Jayne O'Donnell     At least 35 people reported seizures after using electronic cigarettes over the past decade, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency is investigating the incidents, which primarily involved youth and young adults and were...
By Eagle Newswire   The Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act provides guidelines for removing high school athletes from activity when displaying symptoms   This past February, the Georgia Senate unanimously passed SB 60, the Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention...