More than 22 million people in the U.S. have asthma. When asthma is not well controlled it can affect your normal daily routine, disrupt sleep and more.  In this post, Dr. Purvi Parikh and Tonya Winders will be discussing the surprising results from a recent survey of asthma patients. If you or someone you know has asthma, you'll want to pay close attention. Are You Having Asthma … [Read more...]

There are nearly 30 million people in the U.S. with diabetes. I'm included in that number. That's almost 1 in 10 people that need to learn how to successfully manage this disease. In this post, you'll hear from Dr. Serge Jabbour and Dr. Sheri Colberg on how a simple walking program can help you manage your diabetes. Take One Step At A Time To A Healthier Life More than ever, people are focused on the number of steps they take per day, … [Read more...]

I think it’s safe to say that we all have taken a prescription medication or over-the-counter remedy at some point in life. Many of us are fortunate to only take something as needed, but then there are those of us who require medication on a daily basis. Regardless of how often you take any medication, it is extremely important that you be able to tell a health care provider what you are taking. While it may seem like a minor annoyance and … [Read more...]

Celebrated TV chef Tre Wilcox is no stranger to creating healthy and appetizing dishes. So in honor of Black History Month and American Heart Month, he is joining us on The EMP to serve up some traditional soul food with a heart-healthy twist. Heart disease, hypertension and obesity are significant health concerns for millions of African Americans. That is why Chef Tre is showing home cooks across the country easy ways to reduce fat, calories, … [Read more...]

I started off this year basically being vegan. I must admit it, I felt was pretty awesome. Relearning how to food shop and staying on my plan was a slight challenge for me. But come learn with me just how simple and satisfying eating from nature's garden can really be in this sponsored post with nutrition expert, Annessa Chumbley. She shares her favorite natural and organic recipes, sure to please everyone. Annessa has some great food … [Read more...]