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Is Stress Wrecking Your Sleep?

Having a hard time falling asleep? There could be a number of reasons for your troubled nights. Stimulants (such as smoking and drinking) or family history could be a factor. But, one of the most common triggers for sleep problems is stress. Sleep Problems Are Common Sleep problems plague millions…

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More Young People are Dying of Colon Cancer

March is Colon Cancer Awareness (or Colorectal Cancer Awareness) Month. I have been a gastroenterologist for many decades. I never saw young people with colorectal cancer when in the earlier years of my practice. We should all be very concerned because we are seeing a shocking number of young people…

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Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Fortunately, reducing your stress can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Over 1.5 billion people in the world today are suffering from hypertension and over nine million people die due…

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Beat Your Sugar Habit

Sugar is an energy source that’s fine in moderation; however, many Americans have a tendency to overindulge. Unfortunately, a sugar addiction can be a hard thing to shake. If you have sugar cravings and you want to avoid a sugar crash, you’ll need Mindful tips to beat your sweet addiction. How…

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Mary Francis Hill Coley: Midwife Activist

Known for her progressive views on childbirth, Mary Francis Hill Coley was an influential midwife in American history. Coley, known as Miss Mary, was an African American woman with almost no formal education, but she successfully helped deliver more than 3,000 babies over 30 years. This Black History Month, let’s…

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Heart-Healthy Broccoli and Leafy Green Soup

American Heart Month is a time in which we must be mindful of our heart health and what better way to spread awareness than by making a delicious, heart-healthy meal for your loved ones? One yummy meal you’ll be thrilled to try is this broccoli, spinach, and kale soup recipe.…

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Run, Don’t Walk, For Your Health

The risk for heart disease is high in America, especially in the African American community. With February being American Heart Month and Black History Month, now is the time for our community to invest in heart-healthy practices like running. If you are looking for a little running inspiration, check out…

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Stress Leads to an Unhealthy Heart

Cleveland Clinic research shows that unmanaged stress can lead to heart problems like high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, artery damage, high cholesterol levels, and a weakened immune system. Unmanaged stress can also lead to increased risk of heart disease and stroke. So, it’s important to manage your stress in order…

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