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In Healthy Ever After, Dr. Jessica Shepherd explains what fibroids is.

Dr. Ivan Hernandez is a father, a fitness enthusiast and a New York State Doctor of Physical Therapy. His primary purpose to help people live a life that is gratifying through being well. He discusses what we need to know about Alzheimer’s Disease, which afflicts African Americans at twice the rate of the rest of […]

Damon Little came through the “Get Up!” studio to hang out and chat with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his gorgeous and powerful song, “I Won’t Be Defeated.” He talks about his quite legendary musical upbringing, and tells the story of the life-altering open heart surgery that inspired the song. Plus, he talks about the […]

Dr. Ian Smith is a best-selling author, TV personality and creator of the 50 Million Pound Challenge and the Makeover Mile. He has helped millions of people get healthy and lose weight. First, he breaks down the important statistics about obesity in America: 36% of US adults are obese, but 48% of African Americans are […]

  Bishop Long a new lease on life. He told his congregation that his recent weight loss is because of a new diet and the elimination of a ‘slave menu.’ The YBF.com reports: Bishop Eddie Long has dropped a significant amount of weight and he’s showing off a lean new look. The megachurch pastor credits […]

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

Going to church could save your life — no, seriously! A new study has found that women who worship more than once a week had a 33 percent lower mortality rate than those who stay at home. “Our results suggest that there may be something important about religious service attendance beyond solitary spirituality,” explained Tyler […]

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.

President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine. Joining the President was American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer, Misty Copeland for a frank discussion on race, gender, body image and much more. TIME’s Maya Rhodan […]

In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also explaining how the Affordable Care Act works with patients to help get the care they need.

Because February is American Heart Month, it's only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.