Benefits of Massage on Sciatic Nerve Pain

In the last few years I have come across more and more ladies…and men… with pain in the lower back that radiates down the leg and sometimes into the foot.

Pediatricians Support Condoms for Teens

Providing condoms to adolescents has been -- and likely will continue to be -- a controversial topic. But the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking communities, educators, parents and doctors to step up in making this form of contraception more ...

Are All Males Destined to Become Grumpy Old Men?

The short answer to the question, “Are all men destined to become grumpy as they age?” is no — no man has to become a “grumpy old man.”

Hip-hop health, a 'party with a purpose'

The classroom walls tremble as a room full of 8-year-olds bob heads, shrug shoulders and wriggle around in sync with the thud of the bass.

Alicia Keys: Let's Fight HIV Together

Bernadette's father died from AIDS complications when she was a child. Her mother never even knew he had HIV until she and her daughter tested positive years later.

Being Married May Help Cancer Survival

Being married may significantly improve the likelihood of surviving cancer, researchers say.

Does Drinking Reduce My Stress?

There's a little beverage I'd like to tell you about. It's kind of magical.

2-year-old gets weight-loss surgery: How young is too young?

When you hear the story of a 2-year-old boy believed to be the youngest person in the world ever to have bariatric surgery, it's very easy to "point a judgmental finger," as one mom said to me.

Man's Gut Fermented Food Into Alcohol, Making Him Drunk, Case Study Finds

Most beer guts are the result of consuming fermented brew, but a new case study describes a rare syndrome that had one man's gut fermenting brew, not consuming it.

Black Women’s Confab to Focus On Balance and Wellness

The Third Annual National Black Women’s Life Balance and Wellness Conference (BLWB) is expected to draw nearly 200 attendees from across the country, to Spelman College in Atlanta, Sept. 14-15 to participate in a open a dialogue, discussing various ways ...

Five Reasons Women Should Strength Train

Most women fear lifting because of the possibility of “bulking up.” But not only should you lift weights, but you should lift more—heavy lifting is in ladies!

Black Men Most at Risk for Prostate Cancer

Men, let’s talk about prostate health.

Youth Fights Cancer with Faith

“I had to stay positive,” said McCoy of Collier Heights in Atlanta. “With my family behind me, I knew I could beat it.”

Antipsychotics Linked to Diabetes in Kids

Antipsychotics have already been linked to type II diabetes in adults. Now a new study shows a connection between these medications and the chronic medical condition in kids as well.

These May Be The Reasons Why You Are Always Tired

Are you always asking “Why am I so tired?” Are you having trouble staying awake while watching your evening TV shows? Most of us know what it’s like to be tired, especially when we have a cold, flu, or some ...