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The Number One Cause of Death in America -- Especially for African Americans!

Black man having a heart attack

It’s official; the number one cause of death in America is heart disease. Most Americans are at risk, and it’s not just an age-related disease. At any age, the heart […]

Healthy Profits From Yet Another Black-Owned Juice Bar

Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore

The number of Black-owned juice bars seem to be increasing! Initially, though, opening a juice bar was the farthest thing on Kenny Minor’s mind. However, when his uncle died from […]

Celebrating the 23rd Annual International Locks Conference: Natural Hair, Wholistic Health, and Beauty Expo

International Locks Conference

Nationwide — Much is said about the convenience of the digital age which is full of advanced, ever evolving technology, yet with all the computers, digital gadgets, and electronic means […]

Playwright, Garrett Davis, Using the Performing Arts Theater as a Platform to Bring Awareness to Minority Health and Health Care Issues

Playwright Garrett Davis

New Orleans, LA — How do you teach the mind, touch the body, reach the soul of a man, woman or child? With a reflection of themselves, not in the […]

Meet the Jamaican Woman Who is the Oldest Person in the World at Age 117 -- And Her 97-Year Old Son!

Violet Mosses Brown, the oldest person in the world

Violet Mosses Brown from Jamaica eats whatever she wants. It seems to have worked well for her because she is now the oldest living human in the world and has […]

Oprah Launches New Line of "Heat and Eat" Soups and Sides -- Coming to a Grocery Store Near You!

Oprah's new grocery line of soups and sides

Oprah Winfrey is a self-made billionaire known for her accomplishments on TV and film, but now she has her very own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes called O, […]

New Dermatology App Helps Minorities With Skin Problems and Bridges the Racial Health Disparity Gap

People of different skin color

— First Derm is an app that addresses the issue that only 47% of dermatologists have adequate training to help darker skinned people with skin conditions like razor bumps, skin […]

African Genes in Black People Make Their Immune Systems Stronger, But There's a Downside!

Strong Black man with African genes

Recent medical research has revealed an important fact about immune systems among black Americans. Lab studies showed that black Americans have a stronger immune system than other races. This means […]

Other Races Can Survive 2-3 Heart Attacks, But Here's Why Black People Often Die From the First

African American having heart attack

When it comes to heart attacks, it is best to prevent them in the first place. But it is especially important for blacks because studies show that black men and […]

More Black Lives Can Be Saved From This Serious Health Problem... If Only We Followed These 7 Simple Steps

Black man in hospital with high blood pressure

The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that 45 percent of Black men and 46 percent of Black women have high blood pressure, and are more likely to die from this […]

PHEN Expands National Educational Outreach with Its 2017 Prostate Health Symposiums

Thomas Farrington, founder of the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Quincy, MA — With twelve symposiums in nine states completed from April through June, and another 13 scheduled through November, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is taking its educational […]

This Triggers Kidney Disease in African Americans (But Doesn't for Other Races!)

African American patient with Kidney Disease

Recent research shows that kidney disease is another disease that discriminates. Black Americans carry a gene that puts them at increased risk for kidney disease, according to a recent study […]

Supersizing Urban America -- Black Neighborhoods Continue to Be Targeted by Fast Food Chains, and It's the Government's Fault!

African Americans eating fast food

African Americans are 1.5 times more likely to be obese than white Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Yet thanks to the U.S. government, neighborhoods […]

In Honor of July as Fibroid Awareness Month, The White Dress Project to Host Annual "A Night in White" Affair in DC on July 13th to Raise Awareness

White Dress Project founder

Nationwide — The White Dress Project(TM) will host an elegant evening entitled “A Night in White” in Washington DC on Thursday July 13, 2017 between 6pm and 8:30pm. The event […]

The Outright Fraud of the Breast Cancer Industry to be Exposed at Upcoming "Death By Medisin" Conference in Atlanta

Death by Medisin Conference

By Dr. Scott Whitaker, ND, CNHP Nationwide — Most cancer organizations are a total fraud! They refuse to teach women about the basics of cancer prevention and/or identify the root causes […]

Registered Nurse/ Entrepreneur's "Milky Mama" Product Line Has Helped 10,000+ Breastfeeding Moms Make More Breastmilk

Krystal Duhaney, founder of Milky Mama

— Specially formulated treats help breastfeeding moms produce more milk — Riverside, CA — Krystal Duhaney, a Registered Nurse, is taking the breastfeeding world by storm with her delicious lactation […]

Yes, Diabetes Discriminates! Why Black Patients Should Be More Concerned Than Whites

Black patient with Diabetes

The sad truth is that diseases do not affect all people the same way, and diabetes is one that discriminates. African Americans have higher blood sugar levels than whites with […]

African American Entrepreneur Creates Heart Detection Bracelet to Stave Off Heart Attack

Jemiah Battle, inventor of the Life E-Bracelet

Jemiah Battle, On A Mission To Raise Money For a Life Saving Heart Bracelet, Scores ‘Provisional Patent’ — Nearly 50% of African Americans Diagnosed with Cardiovascular Disease — Greenville, SC […]

If Black Men Don't Do This Earlier Than White Men, They Are More Likely to Die

Black man with prostate cancer

According to the NIH’s U.S. National Library of Medicine, Black men have a higher risk of developing — and dying from — prostate cancer compared to white men, and some […]

'Lean Belly Breakthrough' - The Ultimate Method to Eliminate Belly Fat Permanently

Lean Belly Breakthrough

Chicago, IL — DMG Consumer Info Radio Show has announced that they will be promoting a remarkable and scientifically proven method to reduce 1 pound per day of dangerous belly […]

African American Clinical Aroma Therapist Launches Holistic Products as an Alternative To Opioids In Managing Pain And Stress

Alvin Johnson, clinical aroma therapist

Nationwide — Alvin “Neckbone” Johnson is a certified Clinical Aroma Therapist and also the founder of Nekbonez Place, which has been in business since 2012. His blended hand-made products use […]

Black Women Who Drink 7 or More Alcoholic Beverages Per Week Have an Increased Risk of Developing This Disease

Black women drinking

New research shows that African-American women who drink seven or more alcoholic beverages per week have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their risk increases to 33 percent if […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Healthguv - A Global Social Media Platform For People Who Share the Same Health-Related Interests and Concerns

Joseph Creadle, founder of Healthguv

— Just a click away – Healthguv brings a diverse range of health related subjects and entities at a globally accessible platform that allows quick and efficient flow of information. […]

Beautiful Bride Who Was Fat-Shamed For Her Engagement Photos is Now Happily Married to Her King

Mzznaki Tetteh engagement photo for her wedding

Accra, Ghana — Mzznaki Tetteh, a plus size nurse from Ghana, was cruelly taunted last year on social media after she pictures of her and her fiance, Kojo Amoah (who […]


12-Year Old Boss Launches Gourmet Vegan Popcorn Company

Jayden Hammond, founder of J-Rock Popcorn

12-year old Jayden Hammond from Chicago, IL is the founder of J-Rock’s Pop Gourmet Vegan Popcorn, which sells organic popcorn with premium, organic ingredients and uses organic coconut oil. The […]

Black-Owned Company Behind Woody Wipes, Personal Hygiene Wipes For Men, Launches Father's Day Marketing Campaign

Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes

Atlanta, GA — Entrepreneur Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes, has announced that they are offering specially formulated wipes for the personal hygiene of men. These wipes are not only […]

This Popular "African American Disease" Can Actually Be Reversed

African American woman with diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common conditions that increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Because of its prevalence among African-Americans, some sources are starting to […]

Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Challenges the Fast Food Industry With Healthy Food Alternatives

Co-Founders of Grub Factory

The Grub Factory, based in Baltimore, Maryland at 1210 North Charles Street, is a Black-owned vegan restaurant. Founded by three entrepreneurs, Hurani Ame, Heru Mertief, and Imhotep Fatiu, the restaurant […]

Yes, Living in a Racially Segregated Area Can Increase Your Blood Pressure

Black women with nurse

A recent study reported in the May issue of JAMA Internal Medicine offered proof that segregated neighborhoods can affect health. The study focused on blood pressure among African-Americans, who suffer […]

26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

Olympia Auset, founder of SUPRMARKT

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to […]

PHEN To Hold 9th Annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer With Black Churches

Father's Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer

— Nationwide Events Will Recognize Survivors With Prayers and Support — Quincy, MA — In churches across the US, a portion of regular Father’s Day services will be devoted to […]

First Ever Black-Owned Organic Ice Cream Chain Enjoying the Sweet Taste of Success

Mercy Kitomari, founder of Black-owned ice cream chain

Mercy Kitomari is the founder of Nelwas Gelato, a Black-owned organic ice cream chain. Based in Tanzania (East Africa), her company makes 30 different flavors of rich and creamy ice […]

Top 7 Black-Owned Restaurants in New Orleans (The Best Gumbo, Jambalaya and More!)

Black-owned restaurant in New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana is known as one of the culinary capitals of the United states. Food served in this amazing city reflects the local Cajun, Creole, and French roots. Visitors […]

Trump Wants to End Reproductive Healthcare for Millions of Low Income Women

Trump with women supporters

Another healthcare benefit for millions of low-income women may soon be abolished. The legislation that will stop federal funding and end these programs is called H.J. Res 43, and it […]

Grand Opening of Santa Clara County's First African-Centered Community Health Clinic

Roots Community Health Center

— The grand opening ceremony will be on Thursday May 4th, 11am to 2pm — San Jose, CA — Members of the media are invited to attend the grand opening […]

90's Rapper Chubb Rock is Fighting For Black People's Health

Chubb Rock

Chubb Rock (born Richard Simpson) is a NYC-based rapper who released several hip hop hit albums in the early 1990’s. But lately this rapper is focusing on a bigger concern, […]

Black People and Cancer -- Where You Were Born Can Increase (or Decrease) Your Risk

African American man with cancer at doctor's office

A new study on cancer among African Americans revealed that where African Americans were born makes a big difference in their risk for cancer. The new research showed that blacks […]

Woman From Mississippi Loses 230 Pounds By Simply Doing This!

Theresa S. Thames

Theresa S. Thames from Southern Mississippi weighed 280 pounds by the time she was 14 years old. By the time she was 33, she weighed 447 pounds. Yet she was […]

Mental Health Expert, Dr. Sheila D. Williams, Uses Her Memoir, ‘My Mother’s Keeper’, to Inspire and Motivate Others to Live Unapologetically and Create the Future They Desire

Dr. Sheila D. Williams, author of My Mother's Keeper

Nationwide — Are you holding on to a family secret? Have you become stagnant due to a past that haunts you? Are you ashamed, embarrassed or afraid to expose something […]

10-Year Old Raises $20K for His Invention That Prevents Child Hot Car Deaths

Bishop Curry, 11-year old inventor of Oasis

Bishop Curry is a 10-year old 5th grader from McKinney, Texas, and he’s also the inventor of a prototype device that is designed to prevent children from dying in hot […]

8-Year Old Twin Siblings Launch New Bottled Water Company for Kids

Dowe Twins, founder of Kids 2 Water

You don’t have to be a grown-up to be an entrepreneur. These 8-year-old twins from Bronx NYC are only in the second grade, yet they have started their own company, […]

Author and Holistic Health Champion, Debra Peek-Haynes, Launches "First Ladies Healthy Cooking Contest" as Part of Her Heart2Heart Detroit Tour

Debra Peek-Haynes

— Sponsored by Meijer (Detroit) — Detroit, MI — Debra Peek-Haynes, author and holistic health champion, returns to Detroit’s faith-based community May 6, 2017 with a message of wellness and […]

NIH Study Shows Exercise May Lower Risk of High Blood Pressure In African Americans

African Americans exercising

Nationwide — Researchers who study cardiovascular health have long known that exercise is one way to keep high blood pressure at bay. But studies confirming this protective effect have mainly […]

African-American Nurse Overtakes Psychiatric Industry -- Mental Health Care Options Just Got Better!

Glennae E. Davis, founder of NaesVision

Los Angeles, CA — African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’ hoping equality will come through administration […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Woody Wipes -- Personal Hygiene Wipes for Men

Derek Collins, founder of Woody Wipes

Atlanta, GA — Ladies, are you tired of your man’s poor personal hygiene “down there”? Are you tired of endlessly battling this issue with your man and “taking one for […]

Black-Owned Family Wellness Center Gives Houston Area Families Affordable Basic Health Services

Kimberly Barrow, founder of Kimberly Cares LLC

Houston, TX — Kimberly Cares is a Houston-based family wellness center created by Kimberly Barrow, Family Nurse Practitioner, because of her personal experiences with being uninsured. This full service primary […]

Black People and Flu Shots -- Why Many Are Saying "No Way!"

Black woman rejecting flu shot

Public campaigns circulate heavily before and during the flu season, reminding people to get their annual flu shots. Yet, more than half of all adult Americans do not get them. […]

The American Heart Association Recognizes National Minority Health Month with Key Survey Findings on Hands-Only CPR Beliefs among Minority Populations

American Heart Association CPR

— American Heart Association and Anthem Foundation Join Forces to “Change Perceptions” about Performing CPR — Dallas, TX — New survey findings from the American Heart Association (AHA) – the […]