Health

Gearing up to travel by air this holiday season? You may have to sacrifice your carry-on space for all those gifts, and you may have…

On September of last year, 22 year old Kevin Atherly nearly lost his life while trying to assist teens involved in a hit-and-run accident on Addison Road.  Atherly witnessed the car wreck and ran to the vehicle as a good semaritan to make sure the teens were alright. While going to the trunk of his […]

I think I hit a record this year! I’ve been invited to so many holiday parties, I am going to have to Rent The Runway…

This week on the Beauty Spot, Kym Lee shares some common beauty myths when it comes to the cold weather. 1.  The thicker the face cream is better:  these thick creams causes clogged skin cells.  Kym says layer your serums 2.  Don’t have to wear sunscreen in the winter:  UVB rays exist in the winter […]

While we may still be trying to find a cure for breast cancer, there are some delicious ways to help you fight against it. Check…

The Health Insurance Marketplace under The Affordable Health Care Act (more commonly known as “Obamacare”) is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. Open enrollment starts Tuesday, October 1, 2013 and coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014. While this is a very exciting time for […]

  This week on our Beauty Spot, Make Up Artist to the stars, Kym Lee shares beauty tips for those of us who are over 40.  As we get older there are certain things that we have to move away from or add to our beauty regimen, so here are a few tips. 1.  Thinning […]

As you wrap up your Christmas shopping don’t forget that “fit girl” on your list! Not sure what to get her yet? I do! As…

The benefits of exercise with regards to weight loss does not affect Black girls in the way that it does their White counterparts, according to research published…

(Raeford, NC)  —  A preschool in North Carolina is accused of telling a four-year-old student her homemade lunch is not healthy enough.  The “Carolina Journal” is reporting it happened at WestHoke Elementary School in Raeford.  The homemade lunch included a turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice.  However, the little girl ended up eating chicken […]

Eating sugar ages our skin via a process called "glycation," in which the sugar attaches to protein fibers in our skin, making them stiff and inflexible.