Active Health Brotherhood

by Terry Watson | March 17th, 2017
Active Health Brotherhood

Active & Healthy Brotherhood (AHB) will provide information on basic health, healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, and how to get medical care when needed. The purpose of this programming is to investigate ways to improve healthy behaviors using an intervention that has been specially designed for African-American men. By utilizing the input from African-American […]

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Of Skin and Wellnes: Vitamin C

Carmen Chatten | May 13th, 2016
Of Skin and Wellnes: Vitamin C

The effects of Vitamin C has been long noted to be beneficial to skin health. Proven ideology of these benefits can be traced back to practices of the Tang Dynasty of Tibet in 618AD and also to the “rose water” cold cream used by Native Americans. Most individuals are sure to have heard of Vitamin […]

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Advantage Health Network

by Terry Watson | April 29th, 2015
Advantage Health Network

In 2013, Charlene Sparks launched Advantage Health Network (AHN) on a foundation of providing quality health care services to the citizens in our community. Advantage Health Network provides health screenings for individuals and groups, including small businesses, churches and community organizations. They also provide health education, training and community health resources. AHN, brings over 33 […]

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Of Skin and Wellness

Carmen Chatten | November 15th, 2014
Of Skin and Wellness

The skin you want is under the skin you see. For this reason chemical peels are an obvious choice to reveal younger, smoother, brighter skin. In the aesthetic industry, it is common knowledge that individuals have many different thoughts in regards to the procedure. Those thoughts tend to be negative as a result of a […]

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Diabetes

Dr. Jillian Morgan | November 15th, 2014
Diabetes

Banana pudding, sweet potato pie, chocolate cake, cheesecake, pumpkin pie… oh my! Hello my Healthies! With the Holidays rapidly approaching, diets are sure to be out the window. However for large group of people, monitoring sweets and carb intake is still very important. Diabetes is a health condition that affects roughly 30 million Americans, according […]

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What You Need To Know About Makeup

Carmen Chatten | September 10th, 2014
What You Need To Know About Makeup

The history of cosmetics dates back to over 6000 years ago. Some would even argue that cosmetic art began as early as 100,000 years ago in the African Stone Age as evidenced by utilized red mineral pigments found in Africa. Archaeological evidence of the use of cosmetics dates back to the ancient Egypt and Greece […]

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Bold Lips For Sickle Cell Challenge

Dr. Jillian Morgan | September 10th, 2014
Bold Lips For Sickle Cell Challenge

Hello my Healthies! September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease of the blood that, in the United States, mainly affects African-Americans. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that approximately 100,000 people in the U.S. have sickle cell disease. More […]

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Babes and Breasts

Dr. Jillian Morgan | July 11th, 2014
Babes and Breasts

Hello my healthies! After the March article on cancer entitled “Cancer is a bad…shut your mouth,” I received a question about breast cancer and fertility. The reader wanted to know if treatments for breast cancer would affect their fertility and if there were options for preserving fertility so they may have children in the future. […]

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A Closer Look At Men’s Skin

Carmen Chatten | July 11th, 2014
A Closer Look At Men’s Skin

Men, just like women, deal with issues such as aging, pigmentation, sensitivity and acne. However, although there are similarities in skin conditions, male skin can be challenging based upon genetics, his lifestyle choices, his career and hobbies. For this reason, male grooming and skin care requires tailored in office treatments, carefully chosen products and skillful […]

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Allergy Season Blues

Dr. Jillian Morgan | May 10th, 2014
Allergy Season Blues

Gesundheit!… This is the fourth time you’ve said “bless you!” this morning and you haven’t even finished getting your daughter dressed. You’re contemplating scheduling a doctor’s appointment because your daughter has had this “cold” for 2 weeks now. However, what may be really plaguing your little ones are seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever. […]

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