"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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Fast Food Proximity Harmful to Minority Kids, Says Study
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Winston-Salem Chronicle 11 June 2013
    When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less benefit from exercise than Asian or white students, according ... read more >>
Recognizing the Signs of Problem Drinking
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner 06 June 2013
There has been increased attention in recent years to the problems associated with excesses in alcohol consumption. From college binge drinking to the often-tragic results of drunk-driving incidents, ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H 14 March 2013
    Dr. Donald Henderson M.D., M.P.H   A COMPUTER CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE The sum of human information as to how to diagnose or treat an illness changes and expands every day. It’s impossible for ... read more >>
Health is Wealth
Written by Dr. Bill Releford 14 March 2013
Dr. Bill Releford   Just 43 percent of Americans eat at the dinner table every day – and we’re a fatter, unhealthier nation because of it.   Instead of gathering together for healthful, home-cooked ... read more >>
How to Live a Longer & Happier Life: A Roadmap to Good Health Dr. Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H.
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 March 2013
Dr. Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H.   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 ... read more >>
What the Health Law Means to African-Americans
Written by By George Davis, Interim State President, AARP California 04 March 2013
By George Davis, Interim State President, AARP California   Tasha Jones, a 50-year-old African-American woman from Missouri, wants to overcome the pattern of diabetes and heart disease in her family.  “I ... read more >>
Health is Wealth: Make Love, Not Heart Disease
Written by Dr. Bill Releford 04 March 2013
       Health is Wealth     Make Love, Not Heart Disease   Want to reduce your risk of heart disease? Have sex twice a week!   Nobody wants to have a heart attack, but taking the steps ... read more >>
Scientists say baby born with HIV apparently cured
Written by Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press 04 March 2013
  This image released by the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi, Friday, March 1, 2013. A baby born with the ... read more >>
Vegetable of the Month
Written by Dr. Releford 04 March 2013
    HEALTH IS WEALTH   Vegetable of the Month   Have you heard the saying “kale is the new beef”? It’s all over the Internet, and has even made it on to T-shirts.   But this is no ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 28 February 2013
  There is a world of difference between the little (h) and the big (H) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced during pregnancy. Males also produce hCG in the brain in the pituitary ... read more >>
Flu shot doing poor job of protecting older people
Written by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press 22 February 2013
    Bottles of adjuvants for use with the Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine are seen lined up during a vaccination programme in Schiedam in this November 23, 2009 photo. Photo By: REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Files   ATLANTA ... read more >>
Walk, jog and climb your way to a better you!
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 20 February 2013
 The stair climb to the top of the overlook is a heart-throbber sure to get anyone in shape.   The trails at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook offer a casual stroll while toning muscles and burning ... read more >>
In the Meantime Group Rally’s Against Homophobia
Written by Jennifer Bihm 19 February 2013
  Members of In the Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. will celebrate the 13th annual National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day by hosting a series of events from February 5 through 10 including the launching ... read more >>
Glaucoma Cases Among African Americans To Increase 66 Percent by 2030
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
As you and your loved ones watch the dawning of 2013, everyone is hopeful of what the new year will bring—reunions, graduations, marriages, and other fun family occasions. January is Glaucoma ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant of $500,000 Awarded to the Children’s Clinic in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2012
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant of $500,000 Awarded to the Children’s Clinic in Long Beach Congresswoman Laura Richardson   Congresswoman Laura Richardson recently announced ... read more >>