By Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr. is President and CEO of the Center for Black Equity. This article originally appeared in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Sometimes in Washington, lawmakers lose sight of the forest for the trees. This is exactly what is happening now. Well-meaning lawmakers are trying to make healthcare …

When we reach our 30s, our bodily function begins to slow down. It becomes more difficult to fight chronic diseases and maintain a healthy metabolism. Hence, it is very important to consume foods with the right nutrition. You can include herbal supplements that are rich in essential nutrients and have multiple benefits. Superfoods that are …

Earlier this year, actor and producer Will Smith announced he was in the “worst shape of his life” in a candid Instagram photo. Since then he has been committed to losing weight and getting back into the best shape of his life. Along the way, Smith inspired other celebrities to take on the “Big Willie …

George Butler, an adventurous filmmaker who skillfully explored the bodybuilding subculture in “Pumping Iron,” a documentary starring then little-known Arnold Schwarzenegger as a charismatic center, died on October 21 at his home in Holderness, New Hampshire. He was 78 years old. The cause was pneumonia, his son Desmond said. “Pumping Iron” (1977) launched the British-born …

This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Low testosterone is a condition that affects millions of men every year. Although low T is most often seen in men over 40, it can also be diagnosed in those who are younger. According to the Cleveland …

For immediate release People who attended the drug take-back event at the Plymouth Police Department last weekend included, from back, left to right: Plymouth Police Chief Dana Flynn, Program Director PCO Vicky Butler and hub manager Charlette Tarsi. Previously, PYDC Program Coordinator Kelly Macomber, BCP Operations Supervisor Hannah Panteleos and Plymouth Region Prevention Collaboration Coordinator …

Sales of seaweed supplements are on the rise, and given the range of health benefits they claim to offer, it’s not hard to see why. Studies claim they fight symptoms of coronavirus, have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and help protect against strokes and heart disease. These are noble claims, but we are not convinced, so …

B12 shots seem to be all the rage. Celebrities and wellness influencers swear by using regular B12 injections to boost energy and mood, fight fatigue, and even brighten their skin. But are these claims legitimate? In this article, we describe what B12 injections are, why they are needed for some people, and why most people …

“Patients forgo vacations, they forfeit retirement, they forgo what they can buy at the grocery store – it’s just tragic,” said Craig Cole, a hematologist who treats myeloma patients and is an assistant professor at Michigan State University. When diagnosing the disease in a patient, he always has the patient meet with a social worker, …

When you train for a bodybuilding competition, you leave nothing to chance, especially if that competition is Mr Olympia. The famous competition is perhaps one of the best-known on the sporting calendar and for those who participate, few bodybuilding competitions eclipse its prestige. In the past, bodybuilding icons like Frank Zane, Ronnie Coleman and Arnold …