Health & Beauty


Local business owner 'toys' with natural products

After Renee’s passing, Toy came to the realization that “It’s not who has cancer, but who doesn’t have cancer? I honestly think that there’s no way that we’re getting cancer from cigarettes alone.

Get moving in May for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Currently, Let’s Move! Active Schools positively impacts the lives of over 8 million youth through physical education. But we need you to keep the movement going and growing! The President’s Council is looking for school champions

Minority Men’s Health Fair held this week

The Minority Men’s Health Center also serves as a primary medical center home for men through collaboration with the Medicine Institute and Kidney Transplant Center for the early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of primary medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, ...

New research suggests Blacks have predisposition to alcoholism

With growing concern over the prevalence of heavy drinking among African-American youth, Carby believes national campaigns should focus more attention on steering young adults away from alcohol.

Delta Dental launch Oral Health Pilot Project in Ohio

Reach Out and Read, a national evidence-based program focused on improving literacy, builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop critical early reading skills in children,

Sustainable growth rate repeal bill will harm medicare patients

Furthermore, this system encourages more talented physicians to pursue the less challenging avenues of medicine,

Care Alliance celebrates opening of Central Neighborhood Clinic

The Central Neighborhood Clinic will create 60 new, permanent health-related jobs; generate $6.4 million in community benefit; and enhance local redevelopment initiatives, including the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (CMHA) Choice Neighborhood Initiative

Tracy Jones, unconventional CEO

Making a difference is what drives this unconventional CEO who points out that a heterosexual woman who has limited partners has a low risk of contracting the disease.

Organization to create “Ohio African-American Coalition for Health Disparities

The endowment comes before the Health Gap’s annual Health Expo scheduled for April 25, 2015 in Washington Park

NEON spreads holiday cheer

The Helping Hands Holiday Fair was held at the Miles-Broadway Health Center located 9127 Miles Avenue, NEON’s newest location. Established in 1967, NEON, (formerly known as Hough Norwood), is one of the oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) ...

Find the best foods to fight cancer in produce aisles 5 foods that could lower your cancer risk

It is considered a complete protein because it contains all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa is also rich in fiber and minerals like iron, magnesium and calcium, plus phytonutrients like quercetin.

Planned Parenthood wants their ‘choice’ heard

However, it will be poor women who can’t afford to go to Canada or Mexico or a physician who is willing to perform the surgery and called it something else – a D&C (Dilation and Curettage) procedure.

Abortion related death continues to occur

Pro-life advocates suggest that the numbers aren’t accurate since not all clinics have reporting protocol in place, not all states report, and abortion related deaths are often categorized as heart attacks.

Black race headed for extinction or attack on Women’s Reproductive Rights?

When considering race and abortion, it becomes difficult to ignore the controversy around Sanger, a birth control advocate, sex educator,

300 abortions logged for Buckeye area women

Wilson lives behind a surviving son, according to Dr. Day Gardner, a spokesperson for the family. She also confirmed Wilson was an organ donor.