Medical Moment: Senior’s Health Expo @ Triangle Town Mall

Ten Foods to Help Boost Your Brain Power

Stay on top of your mental game with the following 10 foods that will help you with brain power:







extra virgin olive oil



Concord grape juice

This listing provided from Happy News . I feel smarter just reading the items listed!

Medical Moment: Free Women’s Health 2011 Calendar
Women’s Health is offering a free copy of their 2011 Women’s Health Calendar. Orders will start to ship around December 2010 (subject to change). These calendars are really nice and provide reminders of various health issue that affect all us women. Sign up for your copy today by clicking the link above!  

EVENT: Dancing In The Park at Chavis Park

Title: Dancing N The Park

Location: Chavis Park
505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Raleigh NC 27601
Start Time: 6:00 PM  End Time: 7:00 PM
Description: Fitness celebration to reduce heart disease and obesity. Every Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. beginning Monday July 19th and ending Monday September 6th. FREE and Open to the Public. Come out and join us!

Dancing ‘N The Park Themes

Monday July 19th – “Hip Hop ‘N The Park”
Monday July 26th – “Oldies but Goodies ‘N The Park”
Monday August 2nd – “Zumba ‘N The Park”
Monday August 9th – “Afro-Brazillian Grooves ‘N The Park”
Monday August 16th – “Jamaican Funk ‘N The Park”
Monday August 23rd – “Line Dancing ‘N The Park”
Monday August 30th – “MJ’N The Park” 
Monday, September 6th – “Praise Party ‘N The Park”

BET Foundation: Women’s Health Symposium

The BET Foundation’s Women’s Health Symposium seeks to empower African-American women and other women of color with the knowledge and resources to take charge of their health. Held annually in four US cities, symposium programs are designed to address the specific needs and interests of women ages 18 and up. Local and national health experts offer access to a wealth of health information and provide practical approaches for implementing healthy lifestyle choices to reduce obesity and other related chronic health conditions.

2010 Event Dates:
Philadelphia – March 27th: Schedule and details
Chicago – May 15th: Schedule and details
New York – July 31st: Schedule and details
DC/Maryland – August 21st: Schedule and details

These events include an evening kickoff reception, complimentary lunch and breakfast, live entertainment, fitness classes, healthy cooking demonstrations, health education panel discussions and workshops, health exhibits, free health screenings, life coaching and a special live celebrity performance. Workshops address health topics of particular concern to African-American women and other women of color.

Medical Moment Fibromyalgia – From a Reader’s Perspective

According to the MayoClinic, fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by dull pain in your muscles, ligaments and tendons. Fibromyalgia can also cause fatigue (feeling excessively tired), depression, anxiety and sleeplessness (insomnia). The symptoms usually begin after a traumatic event or injury. 

To view a story on one person’s perspective of their illness, please visit this Medical Minute story by You can also follow @sandrarorse on twitter.