The Recipe to Destress and Improve Sleep

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Does stress impact your sleep and eating patterns? Stress and sleep have a special interconnected relationship and affect our daily lives. Stress can interfere with our ability to fall and stay asleep, and a lack of sleep can increase stress levels. However, certain foods can help reduce stress and promote a good night’s sleep. Dark… Continue reading The Recipe to Destress and Improve Sleep

Check Your Pipes: Colon Cancer Screening

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The tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman, an African American actor, highlights the importance of colorectal cancer screening in African Americans. Boseman passed away at 43 from colorectal cancer, which he had been battling privately for four years. His death serves as a reminder that colorectal cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, or socioeconomic… Continue reading Check Your Pipes: Colon Cancer Screening

Can Stress Impact My Heart Health?

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Heart disease is a significant health concern, particularly among African Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for African American adults in the United States, causing more deaths yearly than cancer, stroke, and diabetes combined (CDC, 2021). The term “heart disease” refers to… Continue reading Can Stress Impact My Heart Health?