Heart

Dr. Icilma Fergus is a cardiologist at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, known as Dr. Icy. She and Debora Grandison share the importance of February American Heart Health Month and what you can do to keep your heart healthy. HEART DISEASE IS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER OF WOMEN. WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN […]

Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. CDC stats report that nearly 44% of African American men and 48% of African American women have some form of cardiovascular disease that includes heart disease and stroke. As part of our Urban One #REPRESENT Men’s Health Initiative, […]

A new study shows when people wear their hearts on their sleeves, they have an easier time attracting a mate and beginning healthy relationships. Click on the audio player to hear more on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays 3-7 p.m. […]

Women are less likely to pay attention to things like heart health and blood pressure, according to this edition of The Jazzy Report. Click on the audio player to hear what makes women less attuned to that aspect of their health, on The D.L. Hughley Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” […]

Being a working mother of boys could be bad for the heart. Listen to the audio player to hear how and why sons impact their moms health in the latest Jazzy Report! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays 3-7 p.m. EST! RELATED: Son Of “Mother Of The Year” Reveals Why […]

After a recent shopping trip I overheard a woman saying she stays away from eating healthier because she is on a fixed income and healthy…

It may be thrilling when love makes your heart skip a beat, but under any other circumstance that may not be a good thing. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), which differs from a heart attack, occurs when the heart stops beating abruptly and without warning. It is one of the leading causes of death in the […]

Have a question for the doctor? Text it to “646464” (OHOHOH). No one really likes going to the doctor. There is always that fear your physician will find something wrong and if you are feeling some aches or pains, you hope you can ignore it and whatever it is will go away on its own, […]

Annabelle Volgman says too many women feel ignored or dismissed by their doctors and the need for a place where they felt they could be taken seriously was a major impetus behind the Rush Heart Center for Women. Volgman, who is the center’s medical director, has published numerous articles about women and heart disease and […]

Be happy – it seems to be good for your heart. Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks. Now a Harvard review of the flip side of that psychology concludes that being upbeat and optimistic just may help […]