Health Watch

"If you are trying to lose weight, I would avoid macadamia nuts because of their caloric density," registered dietitian Michelle Routhenstein, MS, CDE, owner of Entirely…
Damon Wayans recently announced that he’s leaving his Fox show, Lethal Weapon later this year, explaining that he needed “to find my smile again.” The 58-year-old actor…
If your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels fluctuate, you may have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death than people…
For black women, our self-care is vital. We spend most our time caring for the needs of others — family, friends, coworkers and spouses — that…
Craig Melvin is living proof that sleeping in your contact lenses is a bad idea. For the full story, visit Today.com/Health.
Health halos are powerful. They convince us that granola laden with maple syrup is healthy and that anything gluten-free must be better for us than the…
There’s a cultural renaissance right now inspiring Black women to recommit themselves to self-care and wellness. And while some may think “wellness” is defined as bubble…
In December 2017, as an extra stressful year wound down, Courtney Clark, a single mom of high-functioning 13-year-old twins with autism, was blindsided by a diabetes…
You wake up at 6 am feeling achy and chilled. Unsure if you’re sick or just sleep-deprived, you reach for a thermometer. It beeps at 99°F,…
If you add coconut oil to your morning smoothie, stir fry your veggies in it, or swish it around in your mouth in the name of…