EATING DISORDERS IN THE NEWS

On Good America a couple of weeks ago, meteorologist Ginger Zee openly discussed her history with eating disorders.   Giva Wilkerson, program director of Project Heal, also made it her goal to educate others that eating disorders DO affect many black men and women contrary to popular belief.  While I was attending college, I did witness numerous females struggle with their Read More…


Fighting Obesity By Staying Active

The month of February was all about emphasizing the importance of heart health, preventing heart disease and maintaining good lifestyle factors. Physical activity for both kids and adults is very important and has many benefits – one of which is preventing obesity. Here is more information about this important topic along with some tips on Read More…


AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE HITS THE TENNIS WORLD

In addition to celebrating Heart Awareness, February is also Black history month. I can remember growing up and being inspired watching the Williams sisters rise to the top of their tennis games. I loved being able to watch these girls/women who I could identify with display such amazing athletic ability.  I still watch them both Read More…



Heart Health

During my medical internship, I’ll never forget taking care of a young female with lupus who was admitted to the hospital.  She had vague symptoms of fatigue, body aches, mild chest pressure and generally not feeling well. During her hospital stay, she was admitted to the coronary care unit and eventually passed away.  She suffered Read More…