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Good sleep is essential to good health

May 13, 2022

One of the problems that patients seem to have has to do with getting what they deem as “adequate sleep.” Sleep is one of those subjects with which many people have questions and problems. Many people feel they are not getting adequate sleep. Others feel that they are sleeping too much. Still others feel they […]

The best Mother’s Day present is good health

May 6, 2022

Mother’s Day is such a wonderful holiday. It’s a time to remind you to honor the person who helped make you the person that you are. The person who dried away your tears and told you it would be okay. That person may have borne you through her body or through her heart. Being a […]

Blacks should be prepared for newest COVID-19 variant

April 29, 2022

African Americans take note – don’t stop wearing that mask around work and shopping centers just yet. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new warning last week about the latest coronavirus omicron subvariant that is quickly growing across the nation. It’s officially called BA.2.12.1, an offshoot of the BA.2 omicron […]

Dealing effectively with stress is essential to good health

April 14, 2022

If we have learned one thing over the last two years, it is that life is not always going to be a rose garden. In fact, we have all had very few rose gardens during the last two years, or did we? Dealing with the stresses of life has been a growing episode for most. […]

Obama’s White House visit stirs memories and New Health Care Proposal

April 8, 2022

With the style, grace and humor that personified his two terms in office, former President Barack Obama returned to the White House to help celebrate the Affordable Care Act and help announce plans to strengthen his signature law which many refer to as Obamacare. “It’s good to be back at the White House,” Obama declared, […]

Is it time for another COVID-19 booster?

April 1, 2022

Just as many people are beginning to come out of their isolation, a real question is upon us. Is it time to get another booster shot for COVID-19? This sobering question comes as many people are starting to forget that we still have a pandemic around and people are still dying each and every day […]

Exercise is essential at any age

March 25, 2022

One of the mantras I am sure all of you are hearing from your healthcare providers is that it is important to make sure you are active. Exercise is like an elixir of youth, and it is accessible to all. No matter what your ability or disability, there is a way to get that exercise […]

Obama’s Covid Case Gives Blacks Pause

March 17, 2022

He is middle-aged, in relatively good health, and has had all of his vaccination and booster shots for COVID-19. And yet, former President Barack Obama remains quarantined from the rest of the world for a few days after announcing Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Obama, 60, experienced “a scratchy throat for a […]

Pets are good for your health

March 11, 2022

I proudly proclaim myself as a loving pet parent. Yes, I know many veterinarians frown upon the term pet parent but what else are we, certainly not just pet owners. Our pets are our babies and are very much a part of the family. They certainly shower us with lots of love. No, they cannot […]

Pandemic or not, get your health screenings and maintenance exams

March 4, 2022

This is a topic that I have covered before but the urgency of addressing this problem again is needed. So, let’s stop, unpack, and talk about the issue of health maintenance. To say the pandemic has affected the health of many people is an understatement. It has brought to the forefront many health inequities that […]


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