By Caroline Parkinson, BBC News People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease and a higher risk of stroke, a major study suggests. They had 10 fewer cases of heart disease and three more strokes per 1,000 people compared with the meat-eaters. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, […]
By Nora Deligter, Vogue Quitting smoking, according to me, is a matter of replacing one bad habit (that has brought me the greatest joy), with other, less joyful, habits. Unlike the dictionary’s definition—which speaks to permanently leaving (a place), if you were curious—mine is rooted in grueling process, not permanence, and experimentation, not expulsion. After […]
By Michelle Ruiz, Vogue Defunding Planned Parenthood has been a longtime passion project for Donald Trump and Mike Pence, and earlier this year they came up with a creative new way to deprive women of their health care and reproductive freedom. In the latest evangelization of the federal government—never mind the separation of church and state—the […]
BBC News Putting vitamin D into the flour we buy could help stop tiredness, muscle aches and even heart failure, according to a study. The UK weather means not all of us get enough of the “sunshine vitamin” between October and April. Vitamin D’s important for growing and strengthening our bones. Researchers say adding it […]
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has announced plans to stage a Youth Leaders Initiative, aimed at bringing together people under the age of 25 to seek innovative ideas and solutions to address health problems that affect adolescents and young people in the Caribbean. PAHO said an estimated 237 million […]
The book was a 20-year project of a prominent Nazi and doctor, Eduard Pernkopf, who rose through the academic ranks in Austria thanks to his support for Adolf Hitler's party.
By Keiligh Baker, BBC News When nerve surgeon Dr Susan Mackinnon needed help to finish an operation, she reached, as she often does, for a mid-20th Century book of anatomy. Thanks to the complex hand-drawn illustrations – showing the human body peeled back layer by layer – Dr Mackinnon, from Washington University in St Louis, […]
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to implement laws to ensure that working women are given the time and support needed to breastfeed. PAHO, in a message marking International Breastfeeding Week that ends on Wednesday next week, said this includes adequate paid maternity leave and sufficient […]
There is an old saying that says “charity begins at home”, however, it does not end there. This very notion is seen demonstrated by the many Caribbean based not-for-profit organizations in New York and The Trinidad and Tobago Nurses’ Association of America (TTNAA), Inc. is certainly no exception.
There is an old saying that says “charity begins at home”, however, it does not end there. This very notion is seen demonstrated by the many Caribbean based not-for-profit organizations in New York and The Trinidad and Tobago Nurses’ Association of America (TTNAA), Inc. is certainly no exception. Founded in August 1968 by a small […]
As per the American Diabetic Association, it is estimated that an astronomical 18 million men and women residing in the U.S. today live their lives every day with diabetes. What is diabetes? Diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose or sugar levels that ensue from defects in the body’s ability to produce or use insulin.
By Marilyn Silverman Piercing rays of sunshine seep through your closed Venetian blinds. Time to get ready for work. You grab this. You grab that. However, if you are a diabetic there are a few more things you have to grab. It’s easy to manage your diabetes at home. There is your refrigerator and your […]
Black VegFest is an intersectional vegan festival focused on Black culture, health and wellness, animal welfare and planetary care. Organizers from Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.ME), a small NYC not-for-profit, plans to bring over 5000 attendees to Brooklyn. The first Black VegFest brought 2000 attendees on the rainiest day in 2018!
NEW YORK: (Newswire.com): Weeksville Heritage Center hosts Black VegFest’s 2nd Annual in association with proud vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. New York’s only outdoor two-day vegan festival arrives in Brooklyn, Aug. 10-11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The festival’s center stage is located at Bergen Street between Rochester and Buffalo Avenues. Most workshops […]