Evelyn Braxton, the mother of the famed Braxton quintet who appears on the series “Braxton Family Values,” is opening up on the WE tv reality television series about seeing angels after suffering from a stroke. On the season premiere of the show that aired Thursday, Evelyn, 68, told her youngest Grammy nominated daughter, Tamar, that […]

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The sedentary habit has been linked to several health ailments, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Ivan Hernandez, doctor of physical therapy and fitness enthusiast, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss "Sitting Disease," who is being impacted by it, and how a sedentary lifestyle may be shaving years off your life.

Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, has been discharged from the Brazilian hospital where he was…

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America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

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…

Country music star Randy Travis suffered a stroke while at a Texas hospital and was in surgery late Wednesday, the singer’s publicist said. Publicist Kirt Webster said Wednesday night…

Arvella Schuller, wife of the Rev. Robert H. Schuller and co-founder of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries, reportedly suffered a stroke and has been working with Medicare-provided therapists to…

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 […]

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.