The purpose of a church wellness ministry is to share beneficial information with the church body,” said Senior Pastor Demetris Crum, of Second Baptist Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin, which celebrated 100 years of service in 2019. “To do what God has called us to do, we have to be both spiritually and physically able to do it. I think about how poor nutrition, over-eating, and other counter-productive habits hinder the physical body.
Susan G. Komen fought breast cancer with her heart, body and soul. Throughout her diagnosis, treatments, and endless days in the hospital, she spent her time thinking of ways to make life better for other women battling breast cancer instead of worrying about her own situation. Moved by Susan’s compassion for others and commitment to making a difference, Nancy G. Brinker promised her sister that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer.
National Poll on Healthy Aging
Older Adults’ Perspective on Medical Marijuana:
Poll Indicates Medical Marijuana Gets
Wary Welcome From Older Adults
Currently, twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia permit use of medical marijuana under certain circumstances. In October 2017, the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging asked a national sample of adults age 50–80 about marijuana use for medical purposes, its perceived benefits, perception of how marijuana compares to prescription pain medicine, and support for marijuana-related policies.
Awais H. Siddique, MD believes that many women suffering from chronic uterus pain are often misdiagnosed and subjected to needless hysterectomies. When, in fact, heir distress is caused by pelvic congestion syndrome resulting from problems with the veins in the pelvic area.
The Franklin Institute, a science museum in Philadelphia, reports that the average adult body contains approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels.
Harold P. Wimmer,
National President, and CEO
American Lung Association
LUNG FORCE unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health which is the nations leading cause of cancer death. Today, we are proud to begin our commemoration of Lung Cancer Awareness Month (November) and have published the results from our 4th Annual Lung Health Barometer
On September 29, 2017 the City of Milwaukee Health Department honored Long-time Women’s Health Champion by hosting a dedication and naming ceremony for the “Mildred Leigh-Gold Women’s Center”.
For the first time in years, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control reports that HIV diagnoses among black women decreased by 24 percent, and 20 percent among all women, between 2010 and 2014.
You may have heard that warm lemon water will get those pipes working in the morning and optimize your health. But, have you heard of warm lemon water combined with honey, cinnamon, and turmeric? All-natural lemon and turmeric are powerful ingredients that boast a wealth of beneficial properties.
It’s that time again, time to gather with those we love and repeat the valued traditions that affirm who we are, who we belong to and what is genuinely important.
African Americans have always honored the traditions of family, food, song and spirituality. So Thanksgiving and Christmas are ripe with memories that bridge our past to the present. Traditions bind families and friends, creating a connectedness that transitions even life itself. Experts say that it is also during these activities that family beliefs and values are transferred as children witness the importance of friendship, unity and sharing.