7 tips to healthy eating on a budget

With careful planning, it is possible to eat healthy meals while not eating out your budget.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 16, 2016

Okay, fellas, I wanna get in your pants

Now that I have your attention, can we talk about prostate cancer?
By D. Barbara McWhite | March 15, 2016

Kids who skip lunch are missing out on essential nutrients

Children who skip lunch may not be getting enough vitamins and minerals from the rest of their meals and snacks, a study suggests.
By By Shereen Lehman, REUTERS | March 9, 2016

The good and bad on carbohydrates

There are two types of carbs -- good and bad, simple and complex. Knowing the difference is essential to good nutrition.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 9, 2016

Don’t give in to emotional eating

We all need food to thrive and survive, but eating sometimes is more about feeding an emotional hunger.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 2, 2016

Get-well wishes for Sondra Hines

As Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E. Z. Hines recovers from surgery, her friends and readers reached out to express their well wishes.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 2, 2016

Half of gay black men in U.S. will be diagnosed with HIV, CDC says

Black men who have sex with men are 250 times more likely as heterosexual U.S. men overall to be diagnosed with the virus, according to the CDC.
By By Sebastien Malo, Reuters | February 26, 2016

Don’t let a cold or flu keep you down; tips to help you recover

Sometimes it's just not possible to avoid the cold or flu, but you can take steps to aid your recovery.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | February 24, 2016

Sondra Hines shares her journey through fibroid surgery

Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E.Z. Hines writes about her decision to undergo fibroid removal and her road to recover.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | February 24, 2016

Study: African Americans aren’t getting enough sleep

Only 54 percent of “non-Hispanic blacks” report sleeping at least seven hours each night – the duration recommended by health experts.
By Glenn Burkins | February 18, 2016