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Get your money's worth out of your holiday ham

Follow these steps to help make the most of your holiday ham—a traditional seasonal centerpiece that can take you further than you might think!

Breast cancer equally common now among Blacks, Whites

Breast cancer is now as common among Black women as among Whites, although Black women continue to have a higher death rate from the disease, an American Cancer Society (ACS) report says.

Covered California targets African Americans, Latinos

Covered California still faces a major challenge enrolling African Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open-enrollment period Nov. 1.

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

There are few things more comforting in life than a hearty stew. Moroccan chicken tagine is the epitome of healthy comfort food.

Breast cancer guidelines change

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently published a new breast cancer screening guideline for women at average risk for developing breast cancer in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Covered California unveils new campaign to attract more Black enrollees

Covered California will launch its third enrollment period this weekend with an increased focus on African American enrollment. The state’s heathcare exchange has not attracted a sufficient amount of Black enrollees and will introduce a new marketing and outreach campaign ...

‘America’s Biggest Health Fair’ arrives at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

Walmart has made a commitment to make healthcare and healthier food more affordable and accessible, and the company showcased these efforts last Saturday at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with their “America’s Biggest Health Fair” event.

Chick-fil-A sets Palmdale opening

Palmdale’s first stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant will open Oct. 15 at 732 W. Rancho Vista Blvd. and is expected to create 75 new jobs. A special opportunity for 100 lucky patrons will offer free meals for a year. As well, the ...

Anyone can get skin cancer; learn how to protect the skin you’re in

You may have heard that people with light skin, light-colored hair, and blue or green eyes have a greater risk for developing skin cancer. But did you know that people with darker skin are at risk for skin cancer too? ...

Love at first crunch: How crickets could be the future of food

Eleven years ago, a series of health concerns forced me to leave my carnivorous ways behind. Since then, I've been one of those annoying people to dine with, vacillating between being vegan and vegetarian before finally landing in the world ...

Quick and easy breakfasts for busy families

Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but the chaos of trying to get the whole family ready in the morning can sometimes make it fall by the wayside. That's why it's important to have quick, ...

Mayor launches program to target homelessness

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday announced what he said are the first steps of a comprehensive strategy to address the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, an effort that would invest at least $100 million annually in City funding to help house ...

New blood test may help predict heart disease risks in obese Black teens

A new blood test appears to help predict the risk for future heart disease among Black teens struggling with obesity.

How to get blood pressure down to 120

Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure below 120 was considered normal and meant a lower risk of heart disease and kidney problems. But they would often only treat patients if that top number crept above 140, the threshold ...

Bring tailgating home

The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is the lowest than at any time in the previous 500 years. That’s the latest finding from researchers at the journal Nature Climate Change who reported this week that the level of snow ...