Archive for August, 2018

  • NHLBI’s “Aim for a Healthy Weight” Educational Campaign: Take a Glance at Their “Guide to Physical Activity”

    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a terrific educational campaign titled “Aim for a Healthy Weight”. As we all know, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help us prevent and control many diseases and conditions. When we are overweight or obese, we are […]
  • Check Out the CDC’s Article “Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free”

    I want to share an important article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) titled, “Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free”. E-cigarettes, electronic devices that produce an aerosol by heating a liquid, are becoming extremely popular with our youth. Today’s e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a […]
  • Interesting Article: “Barbershops Help Black Men Lower Their Blood Pressure”

    I want to share an interesting article I found on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) website titled, “Barbershops Help Black Men Lower Their Blood Pressure”. The author, Mark Sampson, M.S., Technical Writer-Editor, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), shared information regarding an NHLBI-funded study, which found that barbershops paired with pharmacists helped lower blood pressure […]