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Black woman with flu and cold in bed holding an ice bag to her head. (Photo: Deposit Photos)

Flu Season

10 Simple Ways to Avoid the Flu Bug The holidays have come and gone and, as many of us go back to work and are again surrounded by sniffling and coughing people, giving and receiving the “gift” that keeps on giving: The Flu. While it is important to remember that ‘tis
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Plate of turkey cranberry sauce, green beans and mashed potatoes on a table with candles and saucer of gravy. (Photo: Getty Images)

Healthy Thanksgiving

Moderation, Creativity Key to Happy Holiday The temptation to overindulge at Thanksgiving is immense, but before going overboard, it is worth pausing and remembering you can eat, drink and be merry – as well as healthy – over the holiday season. A mixture of party invites, big
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A closeup of a medical technicial at a monitor watching results of a far away woman getting a mammogram. (Photo: UIG via Getty Images)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Myths and Facts About Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Cancer Institute estimates 266,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 — that’s one in eight women. More than 40,000 will die from the disease this year. The earlier breast
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