Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. One of…

ROSWELL, Ga.- A 17-year-old Georgia boy who received a heart transplant was killed after a day-long crime spree. In 2013, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta rejected Anthony Stokes, of Decatur, from the transplant list because of his lengthy juvenile record. “So I can get a second chance, get a second chance and do things that I […]

Former Knicks forward Anthony Mason, 48, is in critical condition following a massive heart attack, reports Newsday. Though the Knicks have made no official comment, the team, as well as some of Mason’s former teamates have taken to social media to offer their support as Mason fights for his life, accordin to Newsday: The Knicks… issued […]

  *Rock ‘n’ roll legend Little Richard is on the mend after recently suffering a heart attack while at home with his family. The singer, who turned 80 last year, reveals he was overcome with a coughing fit and started to feel a shooting pain in his arm – and it was only after self-medicating […]

  Saturday June 1st will kick off the third annual Power of Laughter Health Workshop sponsored by the American Heart Association.  This year’s event will be hosted by comedian Michael Bonner and there will be plenty of workshops, free health screenings, and lots of good laughs to be had by all.  Mathew Myers spoke with […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A heart patient got married at Cleveland Clinic on Valentine’s Day after New York doctors gave him only months to live. Fifty-seven-year-old Lee Hoaglan of Ovid, N.Y. had resolved that he would not likely live past Christmas 2012. Through 2011, Lee had had four open heart surgeries to repair his aortic valve. […] CLEVELAND – The musicians for the 2013 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be announced Tuesday afternoon. Fifteen artists have been announced as nominees. They cover a wide range of sounds, backgrounds and influence. Artists, music historians and members of the industry will choose the 2013 inductees. The list of […]

First it was the face eating dude in Miami now a 21-year-old electrical engineering student has been charged with first-degree murder after parts of a man’s dismembered body were found in his home a week after the man first went missing. Alexander Kinyua (left) confessed to police that he also ate his roommate’s heart and […]

Does True And Unconditional Love Really, Really Exist? by Stormyrider x x x, on Thu Oct 6, 2011 4:23pm PDT In this day and age….Does True Love Still Exist?? Have we become so jaded that we look right thru it when it hits us in the face? Unconditional love is becoming rare, is it still out […]

TheGrio and NewsOne have teamed up to launch a new multimedia series called THE BIG ISSUE. Our first installment is this special report, “Addicted To Food.” On TheGrio: The Big Issue: Blacks Aren’t Immune To Food Addiction (hosted by Mara Sciavocampo] [VIDEO] The Urban Fresh Food Fight Goes National Map: Obesity by state vs fast […]

“The Big Issue: Addicted to Food” is the first in a new series on TheGrio, taking an in-depth look at issues affecting the African American community. This particular story takes a fresh look at the rates of obesity and weight-related health problems in the black community by focusing on food addiction. New science suggests that […]

“Food desert” is a term commonly used to describe communities with little or no access to healthy food, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and diary products. Millions of Americans — mostly poor, many African-Americans — live in these areas. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture reports that about 23.5 million Americans currently live […]