By Glenn Ellis
I recently saw a statement on social media from a medical school professor, boasting that women and applicants of color were up for consideration for admission to medical at their institution. Let’s not think that an increase in qualified non-white applicants at one school for this year means that...
October 3rd, 201906By Glenn Ellis
Are you, like millions of Americans, in a rut of being unhealthy, rundown, overweight, and unmotivated, and can’t seem to break the cycle? It could be depression.
Depression is a serious mental health condition which causes extreme sadness and can have a negative effect on your motivation, behavior,...
September 19th, 201907By Glenn Ellis
Most recently, we are finding out that vaping and e-cigarettes are causing health problems in the healthy lungs of young people.
Initially touted as a sure-fire way to create a generation of tobacco-free adults, we are now finding that they are not the panacea they were intended to be. Electronic...
August 16th, 2019021By Glenn Ellis
As I write this column, I’m in pain from a torn rotator cuff. It’s been a lingering problem for several months now. Following an inquiry from a reader in Birmingham, who is also at wit’s end, I thought the time was right. Unless you’re like me and upwards of 3 million others in the United...
August 3rd, 2019027By Glenn Ellis
It’s a common fear among many with aging parents: a dreaded phone call comes in the middle of the night that a loved one has suffered a nasty fall. The consequences can be devastating.
Falls and fractures in the elderly are among the leading causes of disability and can lead to death for some. In...
July 19th, 2019062NORFOLK
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, Iota Omega Chapter will host its annual health and wealth community fair on August 10, 2019 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to bring much needed information to the community. This year's fair will be at Lake Taylor Middle School (1380 Kempsville Rd., Norfolk, VA).
Numerous vendors and presenters...
June 27th, 2019021TriceEdneyWire.com
In the latest confirmation of the disfunction and inefficiency of the American healthcare system, recent revelations have disclosed the extent to which Big Pharma has conspired to price gouge unsuspecting Americans.
Let’s be clear, this behavior directly contributes the death and suffering of millions of innocent...
April 18th, 2019027By Rosaland Tyler
New Journal and Guide
While about 20 percent of African-Americans who were diagnosed with schizophrenia also tested positive for major depression, a new study questions the accuracy of this diagnosis.
The new Rutgers University study underscores years of reports that claim conscious and unconscious...
February 1st, 2019023By Glenn Ellis
Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the third most common cause of malignancy-related death in men and women in the United States. Each year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 die from it. That’s bad news, but for African-Americans, it’s even...
October 18th, 2018024All of us, at any given time, find ourselves in the path of a hurricane, or have loved ones who are affected.
We all breathe a sigh of relief when we can make the “I’m OK” call or message. But, unfortunately, there is still the potential for danger, after the rain stops, or the waters recede.
Even after a hurricane’s immediate...