health

Kei-Touch interviewed Denise Bryant, Line Dance Instructor at Music 2 Your Feet here in the DMV. She teaches all ages how to line dance but she is very passionate about seniors. Denise has also created 9 line dances for artists.

Though I’m only in my twenties, I’ve survived circumstances that would devastate most. At the tender age of nine, I was diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Less than two years later, I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant–all before my twelfth birthday. You would think that this medical saga would end […]

Girls need it. Boys need it. Whites, Blacks and Mexicans need it. Even thugs and Republicans need it. No matter who you are, we all need a good night’s sleep. But most of us don’t get it. Whether its hard to go to sleep, or you wake up a million times, or you get up […]

Michael Boylan is the founder of The Reach For Me Network, the first social media site created specifically for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs. He is the proud father of a son who has physical and cognitive challenges. He writes about his journey from life as a successful, Type A, married, […]

Dr. Rachael Ross is a a practicing board-certified family medicine physician and sexologist whose engaging manner and frankness has garnered comparisons to Dr. Ruth Westheimer. A pioneer of groundbreaking discussions about relationships, sex, health, abstinence HIV/AIDS prevention and comprehensive sex education for teenagers, Dr. Rachael has spread her message to audiences across the U.S. on television, […]

There is recent news about the Affordable Care Act that another private insurance company is pulling out of some exchanges. Can you start by telling us a little about that? Mellody: Aetna announced this week that it was withdrawing from the Obamacare exchanges in 11 of the 15 states it had been doing business – […]

Claude Tellis Tellis currently serves as CEO of Naturade, a $20mm lower middle market nutraceutical company, that he owns through his family office, Towerview. Under Mr. Tellis’ leadership, Naturade has doubled its sales over the past 3 years. The signature product, “Vegansmart”, has taken off and is growing at 200% and is now sold in […]

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations. He is a health care attorney and administrator, and serves as the executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine. […]

Dr. Steven K. Grinspoon is a Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism, and Director of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard. He has a long-standing interest in the metabolic and endocrine complications of HIV disease, with an initial focus on insulin resistance and body composition. He has served […]

Dr. Charles Modlin, M.D., MBA, is a Kidney Transplant Surgeon & Urologist in the Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute. In 2008 he was named as the Cleveland Clinic Executive Director Minority Health.  He founded & directs Cleveland Clinic’s Minority Men’s Health Center (MMHC).  In 2011, The Atlanta Post selected him as one of […]