“Vitamin M” — is melatonin the cure for your sleep problems?

If you are noticing that melatonin supplements seem to be taking up more and more space on your drugstore shelves, or seeing more advertisements on your television for products containing melatonin that promise a great night of sleep, you’re probably right. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 70 million Americans suffer … Read more

Close relationships with neighbors influence cardiovascular health in Black adults

Feeling rooted in community and socializing with neighbors may strongly contribute to better cardiovascular health by improving diet, exercise habits, and weight control, new research among Black adults in Georgia suggests. And better cardiovascular health may add up to fewer heart attacks and strokes, two leading causes of disability and death. “There’s a range of … Read more