Bold and Bodacious Blogs

African American Childhood Obesity: the skinny on fat

This blog is featured in HBCU Lifestyles: http://hbculifestyle.com/contributor-how-you-can-help-african-american-youth-fight-obesity/ Being the fat kid will never be cool. America is a skinny nation and an ad hoc committee on “acceptable appearance” has deemed that fat ain’t where it’s at and skinny is in. Media influences applaud the weight loss efforts of the rich and famous as their guant faces […]

Male Menopause and Mid-life Swings

Discovering Health: “Do Men Go Through Menopause?” http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/men/health-tips/men-menopause.htm Guess who’s become a cranky, menopausal dad?          So much for aunt Marge and mom getting all the flack for approaching fifty with all of the cranky and irritable side-effects. Of course women have always gotten the brunt end of the deal when it comes to the natural […]

Bebe Moore: Mental Health means more

As featured in HBCU Lifestyles   http://hbculifestyle.com/contributor-hbcus-addressing-anxiety-emotional-stress-among-students/ African American college students should applaud the vocal example of Bebe Moore Campbell. In an age where rap stars and NBA athletes are the most celebrated heroes, it is with good cause that we lift up a woman whose advocacy was intended to help so many. Prior to her […]

Nurse spots cancer on Facebook picture | News | Nursing Times

Nurse spots cancer on Facebook picture | News | Nursing Times. Nurses can do no wrong. I bow to them and worship their clunky clogs and faddish Kimora Lee “Baby Phat” scrubs.  They own an impressive clinical swagger that’s rarely mimicked by their more high-income indulgent,  physician colleagues or the low totem pole physical therapists […]

Fishy report saves a woman’s heart.

Frying food in the south is practically law. On Fridays we fry fish. On Sundays we fry chicken. During the week, we indulge in fried wings and fried french fries in plastic baskets lined with cheap paper; oysters are apt prey, green tomatoes and okra are edible companions, corn is a bacon-seasoned target & shrimp? […]

Thyroid Cancer and Mammograms (Challenging Dr. OZ)

Link to Dr. Oz article http://www.doctoroz.com/question?query=thyroid+cancer+and+mammograms&qa=1 Link to clarification and challenge by the Elizabeth Wende Breast Center http://www.ewbc.com/news/articles/mammography-amp-thyroid-cancer We all love Dr. Oz.  Despite his authoritative demeanor and hypnotic spiels regarding all things health, I encourage everyone who reads new information about health care trends to read new information about health care trends.