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Here Are Five Free Ways to Relieve Stress & Relax

There’s an abundance of retreats, books, spas and pricey gadgets you could invest in to relieve stress, but you can also unwind without spending a dime. From free relaxation apps to a good stretch at your desk, here are five ...

Black Nurse Overtakes Psychiatric Industry — Mental Health Care Options Just Got Better!

African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’ hoping equality will come through administration must pause.

Could a Cup of Tea a Day Help Keep Alzheimer’s Away?

Could a cup of tea a day help keep dementia away? Yes, say findings from a Chinese study published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, which found that regular consumption of certain tea leaves cut seniors’ risk of ...

Here Are Top Tips for Allergy Management

Allergy symptoms can lead to a major disruption in quality of life. And unfortunately, they affect a lot of people. Nearly 60 million Americans suffer from allergic rhinitis (also commonly known as hay fever), according to the American College of ...

NIH Study: Examines How Exercise May Lower High Blood Pressure in African Americans

Researchers who study cardiovascular health have long known that exercise is one way to keep high blood pressure at bay. But studies confirming this protective effect have mainly focused on white patients, leaving it unclear whether African Americans, the most ...

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Success is a mind game. If you don't believe this, take a look around. There are plenty of people who have extraordinary talent, passion and skills but aren't succeeding in business or winning the game of life.

More Black Children Developing Diabetes — Three Ways Parents Can Help Stop This Epidemic

Obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes are diseases normally associated with adults. But the truth is that obesity among children has doubled in the past 20 years. Researchers predict that children today will be the first generation in 100 years ...

People Searching for Strength & Wellness Can Find It In Numbers

While many people are familiar with the phrase "strength is in numbers," not everyone realizes the important role community and social interactions play in achieving exercise goals and balanced nutrition.

Can Video Games Help Treat Depression?

Might video games and so-called brain-training apps help treat depression? It’s possible if people use them regularly, according to findings published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The study showed that a group of college students who received these ...

Skin Sense: Keep Skin Healthy and Hydrated

As temperatures drop, the importance of helping to protect your skin doesn’t. UV rays reach Earth’s surface year-round—even in the fall and winter months when we don’t feel the heat.

What the American Health Care Act Would Have Meant for California

Ideas in the unsuccessful bill could be reintroduced in the future, authors say. Although the American Health Care Act, or AHCA, failed to attract enough votes to advance last week, the ideas contained within the bill have long been popular ...

Trae Bodge: Cheap Workout Trends to Try

Workout trends come and go, which keeps things interesting and prevents burnout. These days, CrossFit and SoulCycle are all the rage. But unfortunately for your wallet, with an average monthly membership of $125 for CrossFit and about $34 per class ...

First Ladies Combat Health Issues in Black Community with Ministries, Screenings, Events

With March being Women’s History Month, California Black Media and Los Angeles Focus collaborated to feature the work of Los Angeles based first ladies that focus on health outreach ministries and their communities.

A Few Simple Ways to Incorporate Exercise into Your Daily Life

When constantly struggling to juggle the unending daily responsibilities of both work and family life, trying to squeeze in time to exercise can be a daunting task.

24 Million to Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan, Says CBO Report

Why the Republican health care bill is “a redistribution from the poor to the middle class and wealthy”