Health : ThyBlackMan.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Is It Time To Change Your Approach?

July 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A woman told me recently, “If I could just get my husband to stop leaving the towels on the floor after he takes a shower … and if I could just get him to stop letting my three-year old leave his towels on the floor, I would feel like he was contributing more to keeping the house clean.”  “How long has... [Read more...]

College Depression.

July 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent string of school shootings has inspired school administrators to start taking a closer look at mental illness and the dangers it cause when left unchecked.  Mental illness is not static; it progresses with time.  We live in an interconnected world; consequently, we do not have the luxury to look at mental illness... [Read more...]

What Were You Thinking?

July 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)    No one was born to be unsuccessful, in fact I believe it is mathematically impossible. If we are unsuccessful then it is because of the path we have chosen. If we are not what we want to be in life or where we believe we should be then we have to look back at the decisions we have made and ask ourselves some serious questions... [Read more...]

Landmark HIV Recommendation by The World Health Organization.

July 15, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg states, “every year approximately 50,000 U.S. adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV.”  Contrary to popular belief, HIV still remains an epidemic within the US, and while the ability to treat the disease has increased with time, there is still no cure.  This has led to the desire... [Read more...]

What Would it Look Like to Accept ‘What Is’?

July 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We can spend so much of our energy pushing uphill against what is. You may wonder, “What is ‘what is’?” What is, is reality. It is the inevitable; it is the situation that you wish were not in existence. It is the fact that: You would prefer it if someone else was your boss … you wish that bad habit... [Read more...]

Real Threat of undocumented Crossing is to Public Health.

July 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now before some zealot, pro-black/pro-white only progressive liberal republican starts to attack me, I just want to say that I am pro-people, all people and that I practice the use of logic and reason as opposed to emotional invective to present my perspective on what think.  For the record, I am an infectious disease specialist,... [Read more...]

Ebola a Potential Epidemic.

July 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) state there have been more than 635 cases of Ebola spread across Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia since West Africa’s first and current Ebola outbreak.  There are fears by the international community that the disease will spread to neighboring countries.  This is especially... [Read more...]

The Beauty Benefits From Eating Fruit.

July 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In present day we spend billions as a nation on beauty products and procedures, but what if all you needed to stay looking young and feeling beautiful was a few specific vital vitamins and minerals? Find out how you can keep your skin soft, radiant and blemish free as well as have healthy hair and nails just by eating the right... [Read more...]

Be Yourself – 5 Ways to Bring Out Your Best You!

June 29, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In recent conversations, the theme “be you” came up several times.  And when themes emerge, I always like to seek the lesson for myself and eventually share it with you.  If you feel like sometimes you struggle with saying what you mean, doing what you love or relaxing around certain people, then this week’s... [Read more...]

African Americans’ Predisposition to Diabetes.

June 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) June is National Safety Month. This year’s theme is safety: It takes all of us.  But how can we make our communities safer when we don’t understand the dangers or where they arise from?   How can we prevent the onset of a disease we don’t yet fully understand?  In an age where equality is idealized, many have lost sight... [Read more...]

Next Page »