How to Live a Longer & Happier Life : A Roadmap to Good Health
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H. 28 February 2014
    MONEY and YOUR HEALTH: TOO MUCH BAD INFORMATION   While watching television for one hour, I counted as many as 4 adds suggesting that certain products if taken every day will improve your health. ... read more >>
Charles R. Drew University Trained Cardiologist Dr. George Marks Shares Tips for a Healthy Heart
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
  Dr. George Marks “On my mother’s side, we have longevity,” said Dr. George L. Marks, Jr., Lead Physician in the Division of Cardiology at the Martin Luther King Multi-service Ambulatory Care ... read more >>
Black Love
Written by Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer 13 February 2014
It is a love, Forged by time, Tried, tested And true.   It is a bond, Like no other, Strong, enduring And powerful.   It is a union, Unbreakable, Intertwined and linked Together.   It ... read more >>
2014 Health Challenge: Diet and Health Part 5
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 30 January 2014
DIET and HEALTH PART 5 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF There I was enjoying a party when a reader approached me to complain about the one week diet plan. The complaint was that she tried the plan and gained 3 ... read more >>
"Pamper Me Day" for Transitional Men and Women
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 29 January 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY "Pamper Me Day" for Transitional Men and Women Women of Color Entrepreneur Directory (W.O.C.E.D.) is hosting "Pamper Me Day" for local homeless men and women that are currently living ... read more >>
Top Ten For Fighting The Bug
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 January 2014
Here are some simple ways you can keep the sickness away or at least hurt it really bad. Well, unfortunately, as with every year, we’re in the cold and flu season and you probably know a few people ... read more >>
Healthcare Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 January 2014
Health and Wellness Centers will be holding a fair to help improve health and enroll the community in health plans. On Saturday, January 25, from 9am-2pm, To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Centers ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 09 January 2014
DIET and HEALTH PART 3   This time of year is a great time to focus on your health.  Your choice of diet is the most important choice you can make. Scientific studies have confirmed the benefits ... read more >>
Health Maintenance for 2014
Written by Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 09 January 2014
Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.     Do you recall how you felt when you purchased your first new car?  Each time you walked toward it in the parking lot, the excitement and awe-inspired sensation ... read more >>
Simply Eartha
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 January 2014
Kitt Shapiro says about her mother, Eartha Kitt and Simply Eartha: “The story is my connection to my mother and… how I was brought up.” “I was blessed to be her only child,” said Shapiro. ... read more >>
Higher Scents For A Higher Mind & Body
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 December 2013
Hyacinth McLeod, Higher Scents Fragrance Oils Among some of the fragrances at Higher Scents Fragrance Oils are Amarige, Fifth Ave, Magie Noir, Tiffany, Volupte and White Shoulders. Body oils guaranteed ... read more >>
Choose Harriet’s Cheesecakes Unlimited for the Holiday Season
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 November 2013
Cheesecake by Harriet's Courtesy Photo Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season? Well look no further, Harriet’s Cheesecakes located 1515 Centinela Ave Inglewood, ... read more >>
Autism Clinic For South LA
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 10 October 2013
Areva Martin (Courtesy of the Special Needs Network)  About 1 in every 88 children in America is diagnosed with Autism.  A complex neurological disorder that causes difficulty in social interaction, ... read more >>
No Amount of Drinking is Safe During Pregnancy
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 10 October 2013
Each year, nearly 40,000 babies are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disorders are caused by mothers’ alcohol ... read more >>
‘Pinot in the City’ brings Oregon Wine Country to Los Angeles
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 11 September 2013
The Willamette Winery presents 66 Willamette Valley wineries in the City of Los Angles. The Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) brings their best wine to Los Angeles for the first time ... read more >>
Charles Drew University, here for us Body & Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 05 September 2013
Dr. David M. Carlisle, President of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Assistant Professor and Director, HIV Mobile Outreach Project   While Charles Drew University (CDU) may ... read more >>
Study: Waivers leave behind at-risk students
Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press 27 August 2013
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study education ... read more >>
Urban Intimates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 August 2013
Vontoba and Psyche Terry, owners of Urban Intimates Dynamic duo takes plus size to sexy Women come in many shapes and sizes, which many companies keep in mind and try to accommodate. Some companies ... read more >>
Plastic Can Make You Sick
Written by Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 19 August 2013
    Dr. Gerald Deas   What did we do before we had plastic? How did we survive? We have plastic cups, dishes, bottles and wrappings for food. If it wasn’t for plastic shower curtains, ... read more >>
Report: Black High School Graduation Rates Lowest in Country
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 19 August 2013
  High school graduation rates in the United States are at their highest since 1974, according to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, but Black students graduated at a rate below other ethnic ... read more >>
Mothers In Action Host 15th Annual Back To School Health and Family Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
Mothers In Action will be hosting the largest Back to School Festival in California on Saturday, August 24 from 10am to 3pm at the Los Angeles Coliseum  3911 S.  Figueroa. The annual event will provide ... read more >>
“I wore a size 28…”
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 August 2013
  Felicia Bagneris made up her mind that it was time to change her life. “When I got on the scale, it said 310 pounds,” said Felicia Bagneris. “[The doctor] said to me, he said, ‘Felicia, ... read more >>
Massage: Cellulite’s Worst Enemy
Written by Valecia Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times 06 August 2013
  Who would have ever thought that dimples not only belong in the cheek of the face, but also on the other “cheeks” or the thigh?  Unfortunately, cellulite can cause those annoying dimples in various ... read more >>
Why Are You Always Tired?
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender 29 July 2013
  Are you always asking “Why am I so tired?” Are you having trouble staying awake during watching your evening TV shows? Most of us know what it’s like to be tired, especially when we have a ... read more >>
Women Embrace Natural Hair
Written by Brionna Lewis, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 July 2013
If you haven’t noticed, kinky-curly natural hair is everywhere: in movies and magazines, in the cities and in the suburbs, from the runways of Paris to the sidewalks of Crenshaw Blvd. Across the world ... read more >>