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Teen pregnancy prevention programs face funding cliff

August 11, 2017

When Rick Brown received the annual letter and check from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services earlier this month confirming the coming year’s funding for his program, he did a quick skim of the contents and put it in his file. Then he got a phone call asking if his funding had been […]

Tips for summertime grilling

July 28, 2017

This is the peak season for grilling outside. Here are a few grilling tips to keep in mind for a safe and enjoyable outdoor summer experience. For many people, a hot July day is the signal that it’s time to have a barbecue. While most of us only grill during warm months, let’s not forget […]

Learn about colorectal cancer risk

July 21, 2017

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer found in adults. According to the The American Cancer Society more than 141,000 people were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer of which more than 16,000 were African American. Unfortunately, this resulted in about 49,000 deaths; 7,100 of those were African American. African Americans are 20 […]

Sisters Network Hosts a Breast Cancer Conference

June 29, 2017

The Sisters Network National African American Breast Cancer 10-City National Conference Tour made its stop in Greensboro on June 24 to spread awareness about the disease. The Sisters Network Greensboro affiliate chapter hosted the event at the Sheraton Convention Center. The National Sisters Network Inc., began in 1994 and has more than 40 chapters in […]

Loneliness can make you sick

June 23, 2017

Have we got it all wrong? We all know that relationships are important. Some recent studies have shown that those who are lonely have more viruses and thus have more illness and in the long run are less healthy. Is there evidence that we can see in our brains that helps us know this? Dr. […]

TV watching is the worst type of sitting

June 16, 2017

So many people are trying to take better care of their bodies by eating right and exercising. Some are building periods of exercise into their days while others have the ability to go and exercise before, during or after work. More employers have recognized that a healthier work force means a decrease in the cost […]

It’s a Matter of Your Health

June 9, 2017

We all want to look as great as we can. When we look in the mirror we want to make sure that all hairs are in place, no hems are loose and that we have an overall pleasing look. Some of us long for the body we had when we were young and generally more […]

Fitness trackers: Good but not perfect

June 1, 2017

The fitness tracker craze is very strong and seems to be getting stronger. It seems to be a sign that we as Americans are hopefully getting into a good space as we work on our physical fitness. The trackers, at one time, were quite bulky and unattractive. Well, that has been addressed. Developers have invented […]

The importance of good blood pressure

May 30, 2017

As we go about this world we are all reminded that there are certain things we should be doing to maintain our health. We all strive to have that beautiful green yard this time of the year with beautiful flowers. They do not come without effort. The yard must be tended with fertilizing the soil, […]

Be cautious with pain medications

May 19, 2017

The weather is getting warm and a lot of people will restart activities not seen since the fall. That lawn beckons, household repairs seem to pop up and those who require the warmth to exercise will all start up again. I will start to see those weekend warriors hit our office doors. They use and […]


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