Health

Dangerious e-cigarette epidemic among youth,

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

The U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, recently declared youth vaping (smoking electronic cigarettes) an epidemic.... »

Food and Health

by the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Dec 19, 2018 - 10:49:36 AM

We all know that food and health keep us here and the same makes us sick and takes us away—if we do not make a practice of eating the right food and drinks that will not make us sick and cause an early death. »

The face of colorectal cancer getting younger, linked to obesity

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 30, 2018 - 1:56:49 PM

Could obesity be the cause of the rise in colorectal cancer in 20 and 30 year olds? A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that obesity was associated with an increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women. »

Lack of exercise more harmful than smoking, heart disease and diabetes?

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 30, 2018 - 1:54:21 PM

If you failed to add regular exercise to your life the result could be more harmful than smoking, heart disease and diabetes according to a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. There is a clear connection between living a longer, healthier life and high levels of exercise. »

Overindulgence, The Enemy

by the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Oct 17, 2018 - 3:08:01 PM

Eating the wrong food and eating it too often starts trouble in the physical body everywhere — from the sole of your feet to the crown of your head. »

Food Can Be LIfe Or Death

by The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Oct 11, 2018 - 12:36:24 AM

We can shorten and destroy our lives by the way we prepare and cook the food we eat. Allah, in the Person of Master Fard Muhammad, to whom praises are due forever, taught me that all of our food (not including fruits) should be cooked, and cooked until thoroughly done. And it should be seasoned with salt, where necessary. »

Can You Survive? Disaster Preparedness Recap

by Final Call Staff | Sep 20, 2018 - 12:42:30 PM

Powerful, deadly storms and extreme weather events are punishing America. These ‘acts of God’ take a huge economic, psychological and social toll on America. »

Poisonous Food and Water

by The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Sep 18, 2018 - 4:59:45 PM

If what we eat and drink keeps us alive, then we must be careful of what we eat and drink, because the same that keeps us alive can bring death to our life, as there are so many of us who do not know the kind of food and drink that we should eat and drink for long life. »

Sickle cell disease, blood donation and charity

by Tahirah Muhammad | Sep 18, 2018 - 4:14:01 PM

The month of September always brings celebrations from within the sickle cell community with awareness campaigns, fundraisers for more research and blood drives to mark the month of Sickle Cell Awareness. »

The Right Food and the Proper Time to Eat It is Becoming a ‘Must'

by the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad | Jun 29, 2018 - 10:27:40 AM

If you can eat one meal every other day, you will enjoy both health and a longer life. Even the men and women who do strenuous mental work can go along with one meal a day if they eat the proper food and never want more than that. »

U.S. life expectancy declines for second straight year

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Jan 10, 2018 - 12:53:53 PM

According to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) annual report on mortality, released in December, life expectancy in America fell in 2016, for the second year in a row. »

Being Poor And Black May Equal Early Alzheimer’s

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Jul 25, 2017 - 12:09:51 PM

The list of health challenges facing Blacks includes diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, higher risks for some cancers and now researchers have found that being Black and poor can also lead to Alzheimer’s disease. »

Native Hawaiians not very healthy, first national study says

by AP | Jul 25, 2017 - 12:06:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP)—Hawaii consistently ranks among the healthiest states, but a federal survey found Native Hawaiians are in unusually bad health. »

Advocates seek national Vaccine Safety Commission

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Apr 5, 2017 - 11:28:01 AM

WASHINGTON—Jose Ramirez and Marijo De Guzman of Ferndale, Wash., carry the weight and sorrow of their son’s death in their faces and demeanor. The couple is struggling to come to terms with the way six-year-old Daniel died. They remain convinced that a series of vaccines administered to their son led to his death. »

'If You Get Sick You Should Get Care': Coalition Organizes To Fight Against Death Of Obamacare

by Final Call News | Jan 19, 2017 - 6:11:33 PM

CHICAGO—Supporters of the Affordable Care Act in the Windy City joined thousands across the country in rallies against attempts by President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a sensible replacement. »

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Dangerious e-cigarette epidemic among youth,

The U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, recently declared...

Food and Health

We all know that food and health keep us here...

Lack of exercise more harmful than smoking, heart disease and diabetes?

If you failed to add regular exercise to your life...

The face of colorectal cancer getting younger, linked to obesity

Could obesity be the cause of the rise in colorectal...

Overindulgence, The Enemy

Eating the wrong food and eating it too often starts...

Food Can Be LIfe Or Death

We can shorten and destroy our lives by the way...

Can You Survive? Disaster Preparedness Recap

Powerful, deadly storms and extreme weather events are punishing America....

Sickle cell disease, blood donation and charity

The month of September always brings celebrations from within the...

Poisonous Food and Water

If what we eat and drink keeps us alive, then...

The Right Food and the Proper Time to Eat It is Becoming a ‘Must'

If you can eat one meal every other day, you...

U.S. life expectancy declines for second straight year

According to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) annual report...

Being Poor And Black May Equal Early Alzheimer’s

The list of health challenges facing Blacks includes diabetes, high...
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