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Willie Rogers, who also served with the Red Tail Angels, passed away from complications from a previous stroke.

The sedentary habit has been linked to several health ailments, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Ivan Hernandez, doctor of physical therapy and fitness enthusiast, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss "Sitting Disease," who is being impacted by it, and how a sedentary lifestyle may be shaving years off your life.

America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

A Los Angeles native is speaking out on the dangerous effects of birth control after she suffered a stroke at the age of 26, ABC reports. In…

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of blacks have high blood pressure (HBP).Though doctors aren’t 100% sure why this is, they…

According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain during pregnancy depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before…

A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend instead of 911. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. interviewed 100 acute stroke patients or those who accompanied them to the hospital and found that 75 percent said they called someone else […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM Logging Long Hours on the Job May Increase Risk for Heart Attack, Angina, Heart-Related Death, Study Finds   May 13, 2010 — Working a lot of overtime may be good for your wallet, but it may be bad for your heart. In a study of about 6,000 British civil servants followed for about […]

VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]

VIA: AmericanHeart.Org Heart Attack Warning Signs: Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean […]