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Your Medications and Your Breakfast Could Be a Deadly Combination

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Taylor

Do you enjoy a glass of grapefruit or cranberry juice in the morning when you take your medication? Don't think about drinking these juices if you t...

Pumping Up Low T (Testosterone) and the Risk of Heart Attack

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 04.20.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

A few weeks ago the FDA said that it is taking another look at the "safety of popular Testosterone drugs for men" prompted by studies published that indicated that using the hormone testosterone can increase the risks of heart attack, stroke and death.

Glaucoma Awareness and African Americans

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Appropriately, January is designated, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and I don't want anyone to miss the opportunity to learn about glaucoma and perhaps save their sight.

Angelina Jolie Voight

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 07.21.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Depending how you count, there are at least 60 body parts or organs in the human body. There are far more if you count each bone and muscle. Clearly, ...

End-of-Fall Home Makeover to Benefit Your Skin, Hair and Nails

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 12.27.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

There are five simple and easy changes that you can make now in your kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room that can make a world of difference to the health of your skin, hair and nails.

The Safe Use of Topical Pain Relievers

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 01.26.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Topical pain relievers are generally inexpensive and available in your local drugstore. They contain over-the-counter active ingredients like capsaicin, methyl salicylate or menthol. The following tips are a useful guide to safely using topical pain relievers.

Can Race Possibly Influence Sleep?

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Information released from the recent meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies reported that black participants of a study had fewer hours of sleep, just 6.8 hours compared to 7.4 hours for whites and 6.9 hours for Asians. Additionally, blacks experienced more difficulty falling asleep

All the News That's Fit to Print, But What Happened To The Ads?

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

But I'm really hoping that pretty soon there will be a Sunday New York Times App just for the Advertisement or at the very least, a NYT's section under Features devoted to Advertisements.

"Barebody and Beautiful" Day

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

I would like to institute a "Barebody and Beautiful" day to raise awareness about obesity. For one day each year, I want women to remove the façade that they have created. I want them to take it all off, to get naked! I want them to become "Barebody and Beautiful."

The Skinny on Gel Nail Polish

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 05.12.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Unlike most women, I only get manicures three or four times a year. When I heard about gel nail polish and the amazing fact that a manicure with gel polish lasts two weeks or more, I was intrigued and decided to investigate. My investigation left me with some concerns.