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Michelle Williams reveals she sought help for mental health issues

Former Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams has revealed she's now happy and healthy after recently seeking medical help for mental health issues.

Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July

Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31. They'll still be allowed to rent in the communities but will have to keep lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes at least 25 feet away from ...

A 5-year-old died from cancer, but not before preparing his own obituary

"My name is: Garrett Michael Boofias My birthday is: I am 5 years old My address is: I am a Bulldog! My favorite color is: Blue....and Red and Black and Green ... "

FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox

The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox. The contagious disease was eradicated in 1980 thanks to vaccination efforts, but there are concerns that it could be used in a bioterror ...

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says

The US Food and Drug Administration is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.

More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak

An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness.

Dr. Gupta: After all my years of reporting, this haunts me

Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat.

FDA joins 22 countries' recall of common heart drug

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses ...

Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of his office

Papa John's founder is physically out at the pizza chain. A special committee of the board of directors met on Sunday to discuss its founder John Schnatter, who resigned his chairmanship last week after making racist comments. The board decided ...

The Smollett's Take their Family Table on The Road

Many of us have fond recollections of our family meals, which usually took place at the big table with our parents, grandparents, and siblings. The Smollett's: Jazz, Jurnee, Jake, and Jussie share some of their memories, moments, recipes that are ...

Therapy for Black Girls – It’s Necessary!

I have faith in therapy. There’s something special about working through your life with someone who doesn’t want anything from you. A few years ago, Huffington Post described a few of the benefits of therapy, with emotional assistance and accountability ...

Indonesia's crackdown on LGBT people fuels HIV crisis, report says

A crackdown against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Indonesia is leading to a rise in HIV infections and causing a public health crisis, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch

Top 4 Sunscreens for Black Skin

Contrary to popular belief, darker complexions need daily sun protection just as much as their fairer counterparts. No matter your skin tone, sunscreen should every day regardless of the weather. With that being said, as important as sunscreen is, they’re ...

Serve Up Some Love This Fourth of July

Many of today’s families have something in the kitchen that previous generations didn’t – more men involved in meal preparation. On the Fourth of July, that trend will likely continue as men, especially fathers, take to the grill to prepare ...

Chipotle CEO: It could take three years for new menu items to roll out nationally

Don't hold your breath for Chipotle milkshakes. Chipotle is testing new menu items like quesadillas, nachos, a new spring salad, a classic Mexican chocolate milkshake and avocado tostadas. But the company hasn't committed to selling those items at all stores. ...

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