Can you imagine an 18-year-old saying that he should been dead? At the age of 18--he should've been dead?! Growing up, Krishaun Branch ... Read More
Nikki Giovanni: “These Are Our Best Years”
In 1995 poet and activist, Nikki Giovanni, was diagnosed with lung cancer. She refused to associate with negative outlooks for her future ... Read More
Q&A: I’m 50 Suffering From UTIs – What Can I Do?
Q: HELP! I'm 50 years old suffering from a urinary infection every few months. I drink water, cranberry juice and take cranberry pills. This ... Read More
Are You Setting Your Skin Up For Wrinkles?
When you see photos of beautiful women like Angela Bassett, Gladys Knight and Debbie Allen, you can’t help but be a believer of the phrase ... Read More
STUDY: Laughter Reduces Age-Related Memory Loss
It looks like there is some scientific truth to the old saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” A new study from Loma Linda University in ... Read More
Bernard Hopkins Hits Hard With New World Record
In 2014, Bernard Hopkins beat Father Time one more time to became the oldest boxer to unify major titles. He retained his IBF ... Read More
NFL Player Retires…At Age 26
"I no longer wish to put my body at risk for the sake of entertainment." Those were the words of now-former NFL running back, Rashard ... Read More
Senior Winter Tips
When our weather changes, everyone is worried about “winter dangers” such as broken bones from falls on ice, breathing problems caused by ... Read More
Is High Blood Pressure Okay For Some People?
If you’re older than age 60 and have high blood pressure, you might want to check with your doctor about a recent update for managing the ... Read More
How To Anti-Age Your Scale
Do you weigh more than you did ten years ago, or even five years ago? The extra pounds snuck up on you, accumulated gradually before you ... Read More
“…Isms” And The Pursuit Of Health Equity
Last fall, our office hosted the inaugural “Forum on the State of Health Equity at CDC.” The purpose of the forum was to examine CDC’s ... Read More
One-Third Of Seniors Die From…
A new report showing one in three older adults dies with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is raising concerns about the ... Read More