During pregnancy, keeping a close eye on breast health
Many expectant mothers may not be aware that healthy eating and lifestyle habits can help ensure the longer-term health of an unborn child — and in some cases, even prevent childhood obesity.
BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The use of deadly force by “peace officers” remains a racially divisive and seemingly intractable problem across the United States. Year in and year out, individuals and advocacy groups sound the alarm on the startling number of Americans who die each year at the hands of law enforcement. To put it in perspective: [...]
BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jerushia McDonald is proud to have grown up in Las Vegas in the 1960s and the ‘70s, with a cherished family heritage of strength, courage and beauty. She has enjoyed a front-row seat to the transformation of her community, having borne witness to everything from civil rights protests to the modern struggle for [...]
With August set aside as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, it is a good time for an honest dialogue on this very important topic.
It is always “Hot in July.” But if you are pregnant it is essential that your body is properly hydrated with at least eight glasses of water a day. How you treat your body can have a tremendous effect on a fetus.
On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, the wrong kind of primary election history was made here in Clark County. The voter turnout of 15.8 percent, the second-lowest ever. Only the primary election of 2008, where only 14.8 percent of the eligible voters bothered to go to the polls.
For men, emotions can run wild when a significant other reveals she is carrying a child. Fatherhood begins the moment it is announced, ushering in a lifelong partnership that begins with the shared experience of a pregnancy.
As we move toward the traditional prom season, with it comes the need to have what is an often uncomfortable but necessary conversation with young people.
That conversation is about safe sex. Rites of passage like prom are a reminder that our children are at the onset of adulthood. They must understand that this moment comes with a responsibility to protect their health and future.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s 11th Annual Emerald Ball boosts education in Las Vegas.