Friday, October 21, 2016

Smoking Kills: Here’s How To Protect Your Health & Quit The Habit For Good.

October 18, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may remember this piece here In it, I talk about some bad habits you need to give up before you’re thirty. At the top of that list is smoking cigarettes. Today, we take a look at that bad habit in more detail. As everyone should know, smoking kills. It... [Read more...]

Open Gym Vs. Fitness Class: Which is the Best Option for You?

October 17, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Getting exercise should be a major priority but many people struggle with finding a routine that works best for them. There are open gyms that allow you to work out at your convenience, as well as fitness classes that offer you a more structured atmosphere. The best option for you will depend on your lifestyle and goals. There... [Read more...]

Top 4 Reasons To Have An Emotional Support Dog Letter.

October 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Mental disorders are more stressful to deal with when there is no family or friend to comfort you during the times that you feel down the most. The cost of the medication and the treatments can take a toll on your overall well-being as well and may even make things more depressing for you. In the event that you are not at ease... [Read more...]

Englewood, South Chicago – Whole Foods takes bite out of poverty.

October 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I have always been a great fan of the idea of “enterprise zones,” originally introduced by the late Rep. Jack Kemp in 1980. Jack Kemp and I were of one mind that free markets and enterprise are the way to reduce poverty, rather than government spending programs. Kemp’s plan called for designating impoverished urban areas... [Read more...]

2016, Black Doctors Charge Medical Racial Profiling.

October 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A group of Black doctors in Los Angeles and throughout California have been waging a long, valiant, and lonely fight against a practice which has had disastrous effects on the quality of medical care in poor, and underserved communities and harmful consequences for the doctors. The practice is medical racial profiling. This is... [Read more...]

5 Habits You Should Give Up before You Turn 30.

October 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When you are about to turn 30, your 20’s are behind you, therefore, the habits that you had in your 20’s should be put behind you as well. If you get over these habits, you can help yourself live a happier, healthier life. #1 Smoking Cigarettes Studies have shown that people who smoke die an average of 10 years earlier... [Read more...]

Shaving: You’re Doing It Wrong!

October 11, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Like most men out there, you probably believe that you know everything there is to know about shaving. After all, it’s only getting the hair off of your face, right? Although this is just one simple part of a man’s grooming routine, men all over the world are continuing to make little slip-ups when it comes to shaving. I... [Read more...]

3 Things you need to know about PTSD and the effects on the Black Community.

October 9, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) A mental health condition triggered by experiencing or seeing a terrifying event. “PTSD may be more disabling for minorities; for example, African Americans with PTSD experience significantly more impairment at work and carrying out everyday activities”. -Joseph A. Himle... [Read more...]

Gym Shaming is Unnecessary.

October 7, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When one decides to take control of their health, and fitness, shaming of any kind should not have to be a concern. Unfortunately too many people feel uncomfortable going into a gym when they are obese, or out of shape. However, it is also becoming an issue when going to the gym and one is fit. Seriously, this gets down to self-confidence... [Read more...]

Sexual Health for Singles: Helpful Hints for Having the Sexual History Conversation.

October 7, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Unless two people are absolute virgins when they meet, they should sit still for a few minutes and have “the conversation” prior to hopping into bed together. It’s not a pleasant thing to think about, but facts are facts, and STDs are commoner than you might think. If you’re going to engage in adult behavior,... [Read more...]

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