Heart Disease

Dr. Rani G. Whitfield, also known as “The Hip Hop Doc” , is a board certified family physician with a Certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in Sports medicine. Dr. Whitfield serves on the board of Directors for Susan G Komen and is and advisory board member for the Junior League and I-Care. He is also […]


Dr. April L. Speed is a surgeon and breast health expert. Dr. Speed completed both her Internship and General surgery residency at Grady Memorial Hospital, one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in the Southeast. Upon completion of an intensive General Surgery residency she went on to receive the prestigious Susan G. Komen-sponsored Breast […]

For IPAD/IPOD users: The 90’s group TLC weathered its fair share of drama – everything from Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes torching her NFL boyfriend’s mansion to the group’s bankruptcy and subsequent fallout with manager Pebbles even while selling millions of records. And then, of course, Lopes’ untimely death in 2002 at the age of 30 […]

Oral Health

Dr. Edward Chappelle is the president of the National Dental Association. Dr. Chappelle is presently practicing general dentistry in Bowie, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., with an emphasis in cosmetic dentistry. He served as president of the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society, Washington, D.C.   Dr. Chappelle has served in numerous leadership roles for the […]

Heart Disease

B. Waine Kong, PhD, is a psychologist and contributing editor and consultant for Black Health Matters. Kong is the former CEO of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC); he retired in 2008 after leading the organization for more than 21 years. Kong was instrumental in setting up Hypertension Clinics in churches and barbershops, since 1978 […]

Entertainment Video

Singer Toni Braxton talked in-depth about her heart health issues and how she takes care of herself.

Tom Joyner Morning Show senior producer Nikki Woods goes “Beyond the Studio” with reality star Tami Roman about dealing with and overcoming anger and depression.