Among the deadliest health issues facing African Americans today: Cancer, homicides, HIV/AIDS, etc. But few, if any, touch the lives of more African Americans than high blood pressure.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded $4,780,000 on Monday to five Texas organizations participating in an effort to get more eligible children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Although you were aware Muhammad Ali had been living with Parkinson’s disease since 1984, chances are there’s a lot you still don’t know about it. Let’s correct that now.
Alzheimer’s disease is a growing epidemic and the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
Each year, More than 42 million family caregivers care for aging parents, spouses, aunts, uncles, friends or other loved ones, according to data from the American Association of Retired Persons. In Texas, more than 3 million people are providing unpaid ...
It has become trendy for media reports to compare neighborhoods plagued by gun violence to war zones. It’s time for us to take a “grownup” look at the violence that plagues all of our lives and our communities.
We all know by now that Berkeley, California, became the first city in the United States to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages – soda, sweetened teas, sugary juices and energy drinks.
Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially true for those living in the northern United ...
A seeming wave of several high-profile deaths has been sobering for many readers.
Children who display anger, verbal agression and reoccurring temper tantrums are often labeled as children with behavioral issues, lacking in discipline or simply bad children. But a fairly new diagnosis, appearing for the first time in the DSM-5 published in ...
Two major national recalls of natural food products have been issued recently due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
Healthy lifestyles are learned at a young age.
The Belo Mansion Pavilion was filled with women in elegant hats the morning of April 16 for the ninth annual Texas Health Resources Live It Up! Health & Wellness Tea.
Fresh from Texas of San Antonio is voluntarily recalling multiple products containing sliced red apples, which are identified on the Food and Drug Administration website, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,
UT Southwestern Medical Center urologists are the first in North Texas to perform a new FDA-approved, minimally invasive procedure that shrinks an enlarged prostate gland using steam.