obesity

The Thereasea Clark Elder Community Appreciation Ceremony will celebrate the life and work of Ms. Elders and launch the T.C. Elder Community Health Leadership Academy on Thursday. Elder was a pioneering public health nurse with the Mecklenburg County Health Department from 1962 to 1989. The T.C. Elder Community Health Leadership Academy will focus on chronic […]

The Walk of Hearts is Dahrnaz Tigner‘s personal mission to raise awareness of childhood obesity. He and his brother, Minnesota Viking’s Jabari Price, were inspired by their younger sister Jade who struggles with obesity and First Lady’s Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his journey of walking 1,300 miles from […]

New Jersey resident Errol Narvaez was mortified after he was removed from a United Airlines flight due to his weight.

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

A.D. Dolphin joined guest host Jeff Johnson on NewsOne Now for this week's installment of Fit!Live!Win! to share how the Dherbs 20-Day Cleanse can help transform your life by naturally cleansing and detoxifying the body to aid in necessary weight release, enhancing the immune system, and increasing your energy levels.

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

Dr. Draion M. Burch, DO (Dr. Drai) – a highly respected, board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist – is a nationally-recognized author, speaker, consultant, and go-to media…

Did you know that there are different types of body fat? According to a new study published in the journal Diabetes, people with higher levels…

The issue of blacks and weight management continues to be a problematic topic. Studies say that four out of five black women are overweight or…

According to the CDC, in 2011, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites. In particular, African American women…

If every one of Dr. Ian Smith’s diets is revolutionary, he told the Tom Joyner Morning Show it’s because he never gives up. Smith is…

I’m proud of actor Quinton Aaron for making a personal pledge to lose weight after he was kicked off a US Airways flight for taking…