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Willie Rogers, who also served with the Red Tail Angels, passed away from complications from a previous stroke.

  A Brazilian hospital says Joe Jackson — the father of the late Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the musical family — suffered a…

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of blacks have high blood pressure (HBP).Though doctors aren’t 100% sure why this is, they…

According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain during pregnancy depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before…

In the Bible, you never read that Jesus sat down because he was tired. Ever. Jesus walked everywhere. We have got to do better when…

Strokes during pregnancy and after childbirth have increased at what one CDC researcher calls an alarming rate. The rate of stroke climbed about 47 percent in women before giving birth and about 83 percent in new moms in the postpartum period, 12 weeks after giving birth. Elena V. Kuklina, MD, PhD, a CDC epidemiologist, and […]

A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend instead of 911. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. interviewed 100 acute stroke patients or those who accompanied them to the hospital and found that 75 percent said they called someone else […]

An article on The Grio features testimony from people who have suffered strokes as young as 25 years old. The Grio reports: Strokes aren’t just something for older folks to worry about, and 35-year-old Davida Godett is proof. The young mother had her first stroke five years ago. Godett suffered three strokes by the time […]

The three-day Pastors and Leadership Conference, hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes, kicked off last Thursday in Orlando with Pastor Paula White: preacher, motivational speaker, author, TV personality and co-founder of Without Walls International Church. White started off by letting everybody know that she got her “bounce” back! Paula raised the praise by confessing, “I came […]

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.

Have you been told Vitamin E is a good supplement to take as a daily supplement?  If it wasn’t your doctor or primary health care provider you may want to reevaluate the referral.  A new research study suggests you could be increasing your risk of suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. 

Putting in <strong>extra hours</strong> on the job may be good for your bank account but bad for your heart according to a new study.