Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:55
Elaina Johnson Special to the NNPA from Howard University News Service
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least once an hour. She even wakes up in the night with so much perspiration that she looks like she just left working out at a gym, she said.
I2HC Week Five Recap: HEALTHY SHOPPING AT MISSISSIPPI MARKET: ROUND 5, WEEK 5
Monday, 02 March 2015 13:39
What started out as a New Year's resolution has turned out to be a life changing, lifesaving event for me. My blood pressure at the Kick Off of the Insight2Healh Fitness Challenge V (I2H) on Saturday, January 17th read 194/92. Five weeks later, almost to the hour, my blood pressure reading was 112/74.
The end of week four of the fifth round of Insight's 2 Health Challenge is bringing us closer to our destination of self discovery, getting toned and gaining the tools needed to make healthy changes in our life. We are so close ... only six more weeks to the finish line.
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:51
Mayo Clinic News Network
That's what Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner Susan Pope says, as we prepare to recognize American. Heart disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and according to the American, while one in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, heart disease claims the lives of one in three. That's about one death each minute.
Week three of the Insight 2 Health (I2H) Fitness Challenge 10-week body and mind renewal program, focused on establishing a solid workout schedule while building strength and endurance. The end of the third week in Round Five of the I2H fitness challenge which combines nutrition counseling, fitness classes and internal assessments, is already helping to make fast and lasting changes in the appearance and overall well-being of the participants.
Precision Medicine: Mayo Clinic expert describes next steps to help more patients benefit
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:29
Mayo Clinic News Network
Rochester, Minn. – "Precision medicine" is becoming a national catchphrase after President Obama highlighted it in his State of the Union address. But what exactly is it? Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., acting director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, describes this new, rapidly advancing frontier in medicine and outlines 10 changes that would speed development and help more patients benefit from a personalized approach to health care: