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Sherry Biggham – Breast cancer survivor shares her story

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Community, Health

It was nothing short of a nightmare what Sherry Biggham experienced right before the Christmas holidays in 2009. Feeling a sharp, “excruciating pain” in her left breast, she immediately made an appointment with her physician. “My doctor examined my breast and urged me to get it checked by another breast specialist — an oncologist,” Biggham […]

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – The State of Breast Cancer 2011

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Feature, Health

It does not matter if you are a woman or a man. Your ethnicity does not matter. It does not matter if you are Christian or Jewish. It does not matter where you live. Your salary does not matter. We are all susceptible to breast cancer. It knows no boundaries. What does matter is that this is your life.

Breast Cancer Tips – Dealing with hair loss

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Highlights

For the typical woman, the daily struggle to maintain a fashionable hairstyle can be enough to drive her crazy. For a woman losing hair due to circumstances she cannot control such as illness, stress, age or medical treatments, the range of emotions can be overwhelming.

BLACK TO LIFE – Age is more than a number: Young women can get breast cancer

There are many young women who believe they are not susceptible to breast cancer. This may be true for some, but there are a number of factors that might dictate further examination and investigation.

Dr. Terry Akers has your back!

September 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Black to Life, Health, Highlights

In practice as a Las Vegas chiropractor for 15 years, Dr. Terry Akers offers Las Vegas Black Image Magazine readers a series of tips to alleviate common aches and pains.   It is important to maintain good posture while at your place of work. It is vital to know how to properly position the body […]

Black to Life…FOR A HEALTHIER YOU – Summer Health

Summer is here, and many of us are so busy with day-to-day responsibilities that we are overlooking personal health. by DR. ANNETTE MAYES

Black to Life… For a Healthier You – A Healthier You Calendar

It’s a new year! But is it a new you?

Our mothers, grandmothers and other elders have often instructed us, “If it is broke, fix it, so that you can have a long life.” This is well-meaning advice, but we really don’t want to wait until something breaks to send us hurrying to the doctor’s office, desperate for repairs.

Black to Life…for a healthier you – Infertility and the African-American family

In an interview with Black Image, [Dr. Eva Littman of Red Rock Fertility Center Las Vegas] answered questions about infertility, its effects on African-American families and how a growing number of black women are choosing to become mothers before finding their desired mates.


For many, it is now the time to take a vacation.

Harvard graduate sets sights on superior patient care – Dr. Leslie Sims

May 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Community, Health

Having arrived in Las Vegas only a few months ago, Dr. Leslie Sims is the only African-American in the state of Nevada who practices oculoplastic surgery — the cosmetic, corrective, and reconstructive surgery of the structures around the eye.