Tag: health

IBD: Irritable Bowel Disease

The first week of December is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week. 

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Medical Monday: Summer Skin Care

We talk about the dangers of not taking care of your skin this summer and what you need to do right now.

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COVID-19 Update

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than five years old.

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Jade Mathis Says: Let’s Normalize Mental Health

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Study: Music Is As Effective As Exercise For Improving Mental Health

Your favorite song might be aiding in your overall well-being. 

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Charlamagne Tha God Among Celebrity Ambassadors For Colon Cancer Prevention

Influential figures including multimedia mogul and TV personality Charlamagne tha God are advocating for Colon Cancer prevention in the Black community, a heinous disease that took the life of ‘Black Panther’ Chadwick Boseman.

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And The Beat Goes On: 3 Tips To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Did you know February is also American Heart Health Month? Let’s take a moment to learn more about the organ that keeps you alive and how to keep it healthy.

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Food Addiction and Weight Loss

Author of a new book chronicles her struggles and success with weight loss.

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Addressing Health Issues in Our Community

A virtual health conference is taking place Nov. 15th-18th

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Employers Launch Telemedicine Program For Black Workers

The Black Community Innovation Coalition will engage with Black workers about their health in an effort to target their specific needs.

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Sickle Cell Awareness Month

How COVID is impacting Sickle Cell and the latest information regarding treatment.

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Medical Monday: Is Red Meat Bad For You

How much is too much?

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The “Quarantine 15” and the Holiday Eating Season

How can we be healthier and lose weight right now?

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Diabetes and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Diabetes is even more concerning during the pandemic.

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Beautiful Woman Inside and Out Conference

How can women cultivate and honor the self-definition of beauty?

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Ananda Lewis’ Holistic Approach To Fighting Breast Cancer

Health is wealth! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Get your mammograms.

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Co-Parenting During The Pandemic

Tips on how to co-parent during the pandemic.

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Medical Monday: Miscarriage, SIDS & Child Loss

We look at this complicated and sensitive issue from miscarriage to SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome, and how couples handle it.

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President Trump Returns to The White House After COVID-19 Treatment

Medical and political implications of President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis.

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Focusing on Men’s Health

A cautionary tale has prompted us to have a conversation about men’s health.

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Look Your Best, Mask And All!

The eyes HAVE IT!

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Washington Football Coach Has Skin Cancer

The team confirmed he was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma located in a lymph node.

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Howard University Hospital CEO Anita Jenkins

Howard University Hospital CEO discusses the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and re-imagining the hospital.

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Senior Citizen Isolation During The Pandemic

Keeping seniors emotionally and physically safe during the pandemic.

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Staying Healthy During The Pandemic

Addressing immunizations and other non-COVID-19 healthcare issues.

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Pregnancy Mortality

For black women over 30, the risk of dying during pregnancy is four to five times high than white women.

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COVID-19 Update

What has happened since the first cases hit Washington state in January? 

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Black Men’s Health

Prompting black men to be more proactive about their health issues.

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Medical Workers in Prince George’s Speak Up

Maryland ICU workers urge caution as states begin to reopen.

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Health Benefits of Celery

Celery contains many benefits which may improve ones health.

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Caring for Your Skin During the Pandemic Shutdown

What do you have to do to keep you skin healthy?

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Children and the Coronavirus

We take a look at how this disease is impacting out children.

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Diabetes, COVID-19 and Safer, Healthier Living During the Pandemic

How are diabetics impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

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COVID-19 First Responders & Medical Staff

Nurses and medical staff take us inside the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in DC

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Benefits of Walking

Walking is a great way to lower blood pressure and control weight.

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Impressive Benefits Of Drinking Water

The impressive benefits of water and it’s role in keeping one healthy.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your Finances

What do you need to do to keep your head above water… for however long the coronavirus crisis lasts?

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Lizzo, Fat-Shaming and Body Image

Lizzo and fat-shaming. Are people going too far with it comes to criticism?

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Beat The Holiday Bulge With WHUR & NBC4

WHUR and NBC4 team up to help you get on the right road to fitness during the holiday season.

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Medical Monday: Menopause

Unraveling the mystery of menopause and how women can best address the issues that come with it.

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Could DC Raise Tax On Sugary Drinks?

DC Council Mulling Sugary Drink Tax

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Promising News In The Treatment For Sickle Cell Disease

A new clinical trial shows promise in treating Sickle Cell disease.

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Medical Monday: Ladies Share Their Battle of the Bulge

How women deal with fat-shaming and extreme weight loss

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More Breast Cancer Screening Recommended

Breast Cancer Experts: More Women Should Be Screened For BRCA Mutations

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Medical Monday: Extreme Weight Loss

Part 1 of our two-part look at obesity and extreme weight loss.

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Blue Bell Ice Cream Licker Found

Police in Texas make an arrest in case of teen licking ice cream container at convenience store.

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How To Keep Your Food Safe and Clean In The Summer Months?

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Wellness Wednesday: Are You Happy?

What is happiness? What does it mean to you?

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Walk or Run for Your Health

Sister4Fitness wants you to be fit and healthy. Join them for their family, and fun filled 5K Run/Walk

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Flood Watch Active For Central MD, Study: Piping Hot Tea Doubles Risk Of Cancer

Flood Watch Active For Central MD. Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Over Contamination Risk. Study: Piping Hot Tea Doubles Risk Of Cancer.

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