Care homes should come out of lockdown more slowly than rest of country on July 19, SAGE says

Care homes should come out of lockdown more slowly than rest of country on July 19 and curbs like mask-wearing and two-metre distancing should be released more gradually, SAGE recommends Urged ministers to lift care home curbs incrementally rather than all at once Group said emergence of new variants gave it cause for concern despite… Read More »

Social Security’s disability program desperately needs fixing

Some say history judges a nation by how it treats its most vulnerable people. The United States might fare poorly if we look at the Supplemental Security Income program, which provides need-based cash assistance to about 8 million extremely poor disabled and elderly people. Established in 1972, SSI has strict disability standards and is an… Read More »

Men’s Health Week: Five things Black men should do for their health

Loading the player… International Men’s Health Week is recognized each year the week leading up to Fathers’ Day in an effort to heighten awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. In honor of Men’s Health Week, Fathers’ Day and Juneteenth, theGrio spoke to Dr. Denrick… Read More »

Cat Cora: The First-Ever Female Iron Chef on Women Fitness

Cat Cora is a world-renowned chef, author, restaurateur, contributing editor, television host and personality, avid philanthropist, health and fitness expert, lifestyle entrepreneur and proud mother of six. The Iron-chef has opened more than 18 restaurants across the United States and globally, highlighting her platform on health, wellness, and sustainability. In 2018, she was featured in… Read More »

Heart inflammation cases linked to COVID-19 vaccines could be due to enterovirus

Heart inflammation cases tentatively linked to the coronavirus vaccine, prompting an emergency meeting of the panel that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines, may be the result of a microbe known as the enterovirus. A few experts have raised the possibility, although at least one epidemiologist thinks it is unlikely. Last… Read More »