Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Sex After Prostate Cancer: New Study Helps Predict Erectile Function Post-Treatment


By Meredith Melnick A new study seeks to predict the chances of sexual dysfunction in patients who are treated for prostate cancer — a key question for many men facing the disease. The study found that the odds of recovering … Continue reading

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Deadly Risk Factor for Black Women


Extra Pounds a Deadly Risk Factor for Black Women: Study And belly fat puts even normal-weight women at risk, findings show By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) — Carrying extra weight, especially around the middle, is a risk factor for … Continue reading

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Foodie Underground: 20 Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of


by Anna Brones Column20 unusual ways to use honey, from food to facials. It was brought to my attention last week that September is in fact National Honey Month. Honey gets an entire month all to itself? Why yes, it … Continue reading

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Workouts help MS sufferers stay flexible and strong


It’s more than 100 degrees outside, and even though extreme heat leaves Melissa May Yelvington limp, she walks through the gym door. The 63-year-old has multiple sclerosis, a disease that attacks the nervous system, distorting and interrupting the impulses that … Continue reading

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For as much as Women Open Up, Why do we Shut Down about Our Health?


For as much as Women Open Up, Why do we Shut Down about Our Health? Written by Terri Coleman, Everyone knows that communication is a key factor in any relationship. Women tend to be most comfortable opening up to friends … Continue reading

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Joint replacement surgeries soar


Baby boomers’ ‘fix it’ attitude raises concerns SAN DIEGO — We’re becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it’s not just the Medicare set. Baby boomer bones and joints also are taking a pounding, spawning … Continue reading

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