Tag: #illness

BROUGHT TO AN END: WILL WE EVENTUALLY DEFEAT THE AIDS VIRUS

“Living with it is better than the past, but ending it would be better.” WHAT IS IT? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is what we call a lentivirus that causes and HIV infection, which over time becomes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). The immune system is…

BODILY SHIFT: HOW THE BODY SHOWS YOU HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE

“Nourishment for our bodies.” CREATURES OF THE EARTH Throughout history humans have found means of feeding ourselves that could aid in our continued existence on this planet. And eating animals were one of those means because there were so many people to feed. But…

HEALTH FOR THE SOUL: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO EAT RIGHT

“What’s good for you does not always taste good.” GOOD EATIN’ One of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do in life is eat right. It’s so hard because all the bad stuff taste so good. How come they can’t figure out how…

ADDICTED: ARE YOU A JUNKIE AND DON’T EVEN KNOW IT?

“What is yours?” The definition of an addict is someone who is compulsive in their need for reward, substance, or activity where the compulsive behavior leads to negative consequences. We often connect an addiction with someone that is on drugs or alcohol. But how…

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF: BLACK MALES AND OUR DISDAIN FOR HOSPITALS

“Why we run from the doctor, even though we need it.” Ever since the days when Black men were used as guinea pigs for medical experiments, we still have a problem visiting a physician. The most well known experiment conducted on Back men was…