CDC Recommends Relief through Self-Management Programs and Physical Activity
While it often takes a back seat to other chronic illnesses, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States and has been for at least the last 15 years.
Arthritis causes a surprisingly disproportionate amount of pain and limitations for African-Americans. According to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), when compared to whites, African-Americans are:
The flu has been on the rise in South Florida in the past few weeks, but it is not difficult to protect yourself from the virus that is circulating.
A few simple steps will help you avoid influenza â€“ 1. Get a flu vaccination, 2. Cover your cough, 3. Wash your hands, 4. Stay home when you are sick and avoid sick people, 5. Take anti-flu medication if recommended.
February is a month for matters of the heart across America, and itâ€™s even a greater matter for African-American women, who are at greatest risk. The American Heart Association is impacting the health of women by saving 330 lives a day.
Every February, American Heart Month, millions of women participate in the American Heart Associationâ€™s Go Red For Women movement to increase awareness and inspire action in support of the estimated 43 million women affected by their No. 1 killer, heart disease.
HOLLYWOOD, FLA. - JANUARY 21, 2014 -The American Heart Association's 2014 Broward Heart Walk will take place Saturday, March 8 at Nova Southeastern University located at 3301 College Avenue in Fort