disease

Dr. Griffin talks about the link between diabetes & kidney failure, and the importance of sleep!

Dr. Ivan Hernandez is a father, a fitness enthusiast and a New York State Doctor of Physical Therapy. His primary purpose to help people live a life that is gratifying through being well. He discusses what we need to know about Alzheimer’s Disease, which afflicts African Americans at twice the rate of the rest of […]

After GRIFF gave such a powerful testimony about how he relied on nothing but faith in the face of a cancer diagnosis, Erica Campbell was inspired. She talked about how a story like GRIFF’s is not abnormal or unlikely- it’s all about belief. Erica details how a belief and faith in God, his teachings and […]

Jo Jo Martin calls Erica Campbell & GRIFF– from a hospital bed -to talk about his powerful testimony. He opens up about living with Renal Disease, and surviving a brother who lost his life due to kidney failure. He talks about the process of giving a kidney to someone who is on the transplant list, and what is usually […]

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

Guinea is the country in which the outbreak of the disease began—likely from fruit bats that came from the small village of Meliandou.

According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement…

Indiana state health officials confirmed the recent HIV epidemic in Scott County is worsening, the New York Times reports. With reports of up to 130 cases…

South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the…

You may carry the sickle cell trait and don’t know it. Sickle Cell Disease is a dominant African American disease with no cure. Get updated, educated and tested. Join the Unity Ride for Sickle Disease on Saturday, May 5, 2012. All proceeds to benefit the Sickle Cell Association of Richmond-OSCAR. RECENT HEADLINES: Kirk Franklin Announces […]

Did you know that African Americans are two times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease? In Virginia, there are over 422,000 caregivers caring for their loved ones. Alzheimer’s is an epidemic; 1 in 8 Americans has the disease. Listen to my interview with Forget Me Not Project Stakeholder, Beverly Fox, as she discusses more about it. […]

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas and opened on February 4, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee.  Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states in the USA and from around the world. Actress, […]