Health & Fitness

Obamacare still faces uncertainty, opposition

by Starla Muhammad and Eric Ture Muhammad -Final Call Staffers-

CHICAGO - The March 31 deadline for uninsured Americans to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Healthcare Act dubbed "Obamacare" has come and gone. But questions about President Barack... »

Despite Affordable Care Act millions could go without health insurance

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Feb 6, 2014 - 8:55:35 AM

Though 2014 marks the 50th anniversaries of both the War on Poverty and Civil Rights Act, glaring racial disparities continue permeating the fabric of American society. »

We do not need drugs if we live right

by The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Jan 30, 2014 - 7:20:07 PM

To eat one meal a day and nothing between meals is driving away a lot of the ‘cure all’ drugs. We do not need drugs if we live right. »

Study: Blacks sleeping patterns are unhealthy

by Frederick H. Lowe The North Star News www.thenorthstarnews.com | Jan 22, 2014 - 11:59:47 PM

Perceived or objective job discrimination, limited control over work demands and a determination to succeed against all odds increase Black workers’ stress, causing them not to get necessary hours of sleep compared to their White co-workers, according to a study by the Harvard School for Public Health. »

Know truth about flesh of the swine

by The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Jan 21, 2014 - 11:20:46 AM

I cannot force you to halt your down-hill plunge with them into the lake of fire. I only have been missioned to warn you in the simplest language. I cannot force you to go to hell or heaven. »

Foods to avoid

by the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Jan 16, 2014 - 3:18:07 PM

We should not be asking questions about what kind of foods to eat as much as we should be trying to eat one meal a day. This is where good health and the prolongation of life come from. »

Food and supply tips for when disaster strikes

by Alva Muhammad | Jan 6, 2014 - 10:03:50 AM

Every home should have an emergency food supply on hand in case of disaster. Start working toward building a 3-day supply of food that is kept separate from regular food supplies. »

Soul Food + Fast Food + Radiated Food = Death

by Anisah Muhammad | Dec 6, 2013 - 5:13:56 AM

*When I was little, I used to wonder why people liked pork so much. I still wonder. Why do our people eat chitlins, the intestines of a pig, and love it? »

Is inequality shortening your life span?

by Phillip Longman | Oct 11, 2013 - 9:17:56 AM

The vast disparities in health and longevity that exist between the races in the United States violate a fundamental idea of justice that we all carry with us at least to some degree. But what are those preventable causes, and what could or should be done about them? »

Superbugs kill 23,000 Americans annually

by AP | Oct 4, 2013 - 4:54:42 PM

ATLANTA - For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year- more than 23,000, or about as many as those killed annually by flu. »

The pig is poison

by The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Aug 14, 2013 - 12:14:38 PM

THE PIG IS another poison people are eating. The government takes no steps towards stopping the raising of swine to be marketed for the people to eat, because it is another thing that brings much money to the government. But all the medical scientists know the hog should not be eaten as food by anyone. »

How to make you home a ‘Get Fit to Live’ zone

by Audrey Muhammad | Aug 14, 2013 - 11:59:01 AM

A zone is an area that can be restricted or has certain restrictions. If we want to be successful with our diet and our health, there are some things we should “restrict” from our homes and some items we should allow. »

Black Louisiana town latest victim of ‘Environmental Racism’

by Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Aug 9, 2013 - 11:00:00 AM

A handful of free Black men and women led by an ex-slave named Jack Moss settled along the rich bio-diverse region of Southwest Louisiana in the late 1800s, and created the town of Mossville, covering 5.4 square miles. In its heyday, Mossville boasted of being home to over 3,000 families; today there are a mere 310 families left. »

Food coloring, food dyes and health concerns

by Shawntell Muhammad | Jun 17, 2013 - 1:33:41 PM

Food coloring have been used for centuries to appeal to consumers, and also to make food decorative. However, before the 20th century, food coloring consisted of beets, turmeric, carrots, saffron, and certain flowers. »

Thousands support walk, run to curb breast cancer among Black women

by Nadirah Maryam Muhammad | May 29, 2013 - 11:54:12 AM

HOUSTON - Slogans about survival and pictures of love ones covered the backs of the sea of participants wearing t-shirts in varied shades of pink during the Sister Network Inc. “Stop the Silence 4th Annual National African American Breast Cancer 5k Walk/Run.” »

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Obamacare still faces uncertainty, opposition

CHICAGO - The March 31 deadline for uninsured Americans to...

Despite Affordable Care Act millions could go without health insurance

Though 2014 marks the 50th anniversaries of both the War...

We do not need drugs if we live right

To eat one meal a day and nothing between meals...

Know truth about flesh of the swine

I cannot force you to halt your down-hill plunge with...

Study: Blacks sleeping patterns are unhealthy

Perceived or objective job discrimination, limited control over work demands...

Foods to avoid

We should not be asking questions about what kind of...

Food and supply tips for when disaster strikes

Every home should have an emergency food supply on hand...

Soul Food + Fast Food + Radiated Food = Death

*When I was little, I used to wonder why people...

Is inequality shortening your life span?

The vast disparities in health and longevity that exist between...

Superbugs kill 23,000 Americans annually

ATLANTA - For the first time, the government is estimating...

The pig is poison

THE PIG IS another poison people are eating. The government...

How to make you home a ‘Get Fit to Live’ zone

A zone is an area that can be restricted or...

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