DEPRESSION

Did you know that depression results in more absenteeism than almost any other physical disorder and costs employers more than per year in absenteeism...

How to manage stress and not go crazy

We all develop ways to deal with the stress in our lives. Human tendency is to go with what is comfortable and makes us...

Does your “late bloomer” have Autism?

At a child’s birthday party I noticed a child who seemed to hang behind and wasn’t playing with the other kids. Judging by his...

Good news for HIV/AIDS in Africa

Good news on HIV/AIDS in Africa is scarce so when there is not one but two exciting reports on the prevention and treatment of...

Typhoid Fever – No longer a minor problem in Africa

In Nigeria and other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Typhoid is commonly the “fall-back” diagnosis of doctors for any diarrheal illness or, when a patient...

8 Breast Cancer risks you should know about

As yet another Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, it’s worth reviewing the symptoms and eight crucial breast cancer risk factors. Most...

Managing stress – a skill that can save your life

Do you know that your body’s unique alarm system, the "fight or flight" hormone response that prepares you to escape from danger is designed...

Health problems damaging to black people – what you can do

February is Black History Month in the United States and Canada; a time set aside to remember and celebrate important people, events, and achievements...

Back to School Eating Healthy and Fit

So you’re making the effort to learn all you can about building a healthy eating style, what about your kids? Are they going back...

Sexually Transmitted Infections – Dangers of stigmatization

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or STDs, also known as venereal diseases, are infections or diseases that are passed from one person to another through...