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How African Americans Have healed America?

Many people think healing simply means to be freed of disease or injury, but this is not the type of healing I am referring to. The healing that will be expounded

Doc Griggs Corner

Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found within the blood. The fat combines with calcium and other bad things to form plaque. This plaque hardens in the blood vessels and restricts the flow of blood. And over a ...

King Cake Festival raises funds while celebrating Mardi Gras pastime.

Foodies near and far traveled to New Orleans’ Champions Square for a sweet tooth start to the Mardi Gras season. It was the Fourth Annual King Cake Festival put on by Ochsner Hospital for Children on Sunday

The Health Effects Of Hormone-Altering Chemicals In Everyday Products

It’s practically impossible to avoid the chemicals that are prevalent in everyday household goods, from water bottles to furniture and toys to personal care products and cosmetics.

There’s Fecal Matter On Practically Everything

The Question: I keep seeing scary articles and videos about how many germs we come into contact with every day, including particles of poop (gross!). Is this true?

Doc Griggs Corner

You woke up this morning feeling terrible! You have a runny nose, sore throat, and even started sneezing. Now, you find yourself standing in the pharmacy aisle with a sudden

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You To Put This Egg In Your Vagina

Gwyneth Paltrow is trying to sell you an egg to insert in your vagina even as doctors warn women not to try it.

4 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Natural Hair

Apple Cider Vinegar is used as an ingredient in the kitchen to cook a range of meals. However, this very basic substance, that is probably lying around in your cabinet, has some pretty amazing benefits for your hair.

The ‘Obamacare’ Deadline Is Approaching. Here’s What You Need to Know Before Signing Up

Here’s one resolution you should check off early in the year: choosing a health plan if you don’t already have one. The deadline to buy a plan under the Affordable Care Act mandate is Jan. 31.

There’s Finally Scientific Evidence That People Who Enjoy Life Live Longer

While it’s been well-established that happiness and positive thinking are good for your health, the question of whether a good attitude could actually help

Doc Griggs Corner

Every major holiday comes with a party. The food that are presented might be a bit overwhelming if you are looking to stay on the healthier side of the plate. There are ways that you can cut out all the ...

Petroleum Jelly Might Be The Answer To A $3.8 Billion Health Problem

On the surface, eczema may seem like an ailment that is more annoying than debilitating. But for the more than 20 percent of kids who struggle with it, the effects can be more severe

Are statins a key to preventing Alzheimer's disease?

Regular use of statins is associated with a reduced risk for Alzheimer's, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Neurology on Monday. Statins are a class of drugs used to reduce low-density lipoprotein

Life as a teen who was born with HIV

"It wasn't easy, because people started dating in 10th grade, and I was scared," Chonco said, recalling his time as an otherwise sociable teenager in the South African state of KwaZulu-Natal.

Are You Eligible For New Medicare Benefits? Find Out Today

Your health needs change from year to year. And, your health plan may change its benefits and costs each year too. That’s why it’s important to review your Medicare choices each fall.

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