Signs of a heart attack in women

Heart attacks are the number one killer of people in the United States. High blood pressure, lack of exercise and age are often all contributing factors. But it’s important to realize that men and women are different in this scenario. Neither gender has the same symptoms. This article only pertains to those symptoms of women. […]

Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

  Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death for women in the United States. One in every hundred women will die of ovarian cancer this year. That, alone, equates to thousands of women. In fact, doctors still studying ovarian cancer in order to better treat it. Since the ovaries are by the bladder, […]

The Revolution will be fertilized

What comes to your mind when you hear the term “vegan”? While I don’t want to assume to know what you’re thinking, if mass media is any indicator, you’re probably thinking of a radiant, smiling, thin white woman surrounded by baskets full of fresh fruits and veggies—and maybe puppies– that she likely grew in her […]

Aunty Anita Baker

Last week, I headed to work on what seemed like the 100th consecutive day of rain and clouds after a relaxing long weekend. Heavy hearted and footed, I began mine over one hour commute with an Uber ride. As I settled into the back seat, “Angel” by Anita Baker came on the radio. I immediately […]