Health

Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, has confirmed a “health challenge,” according to the Christian Post. Read More: Bishop Eddie Long Loses Weight By Dropping ‘Slave Menu’ In a statement released yesterday, the megachurch pastor said: “I am recovering from a health challenge that I trust God to deliver me […]

Dr. Rachael Ross is a a practicing board-certified family medicine physician and sexologist whose engaging manner and frankness has garnered comparisons to Dr. Ruth Westheimer. A pioneer of groundbreaking discussions about relationships, sex, health, abstinence HIV/AIDS prevention and comprehensive sex education for teenagers, Dr. Rachael has spread her message to audiences across the U.S. on television, […]

There is recent news about the Affordable Care Act that another private insurance company is pulling out of some exchanges. Can you start by telling us a little about that? Mellody: Aetna announced this week that it was withdrawing from the Obamacare exchanges in 11 of the 15 states it had been doing business – […]

Claude Tellis Tellis currently serves as CEO of Naturade, a $20mm lower middle market nutraceutical company, that he owns through his family office, Towerview. Under Mr. Tellis’ leadership, Naturade has doubled its sales over the past 3 years. The signature product, “Vegansmart”, has taken off and is growing at 200% and is now sold in […]

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations. He is a health care attorney and administrator, and serves as the executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine. […]

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

A recent report published by the American College of Sports Medicine, measured health and fitness levels in 50 of the country’s major metropolitan areas. Researchers rank the cities by looking at obesity, smoking and diabetes rates, as well as access to healthy environmental factors, such as farmers markets, parks and recreational facilities. Cities that ranked […]

  Dr. Leonard ‘Lenny’ Lomax is the Founder & CEO of Ultimaxx Health an early stage “Natural” pharmaceutical company founded in 2009, that develops innovative solutions for pressing public health problems and consumer healthcare products that will help improve their general health and well-being. Dr. Lomax is a licensed Physician & Orthopaedic Surgeon. As a physician, […]

This is the first graduation season in many years I haven’t done a HBCU commencement speech.  It’s been a busy spring for me though.  Along with…

  Dr. Jessica Shepherd talks about the death of Tupac‘s mother Afeni Shakur and the health issues that may have led to her death. “Women really…

By 2017, the Black hair care industry is estimated to reach $500 billion - are we fueling an industry that is killing black women?