health

Though I’m only in my twenties, I’ve survived circumstances that would devastate most. At the tender age of nine, I was diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Less than two years later, I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant–all before my twelfth birthday. You would think that this medical saga would end […]

Singer, spoken-word poet, writer, actress — is all wrapped up into the beautiful woman known as Jill Scott. Her creativity in poetry and music has earned the multi-talented Scott three Grammy Awards and counting. It’s hard to believe 17 years have passed since Scott’s debut album, “Who Is Jill Scott?” dropped — for the singer […]

Girls need it. Boys need it. Whites, Blacks and Mexicans need it. Even thugs and Republicans need it. No matter who you are, we all need a good night’s sleep. But most of us don’t get it. Whether its hard to go to sleep, or you wake up a million times, or you get up […]

It’s the Holiday season, which means our carefully nailed-down routines get tossed out the window for adjusted holiday schedules and family coming into town. In this edition of Healthy Ever After, Erica Campbell gives us some tips on staying healthy through the seasonal shake-up. Of course, avoiding too much harmful food and drinks throughout a […]

Damon Little came through the “Get Up!” studio to hang out and chat with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his gorgeous and powerful song, “I Won’t Be Defeated.” He talks about his quite legendary musical upbringing, and tells the story of the life-altering open heart surgery that inspired the song. Plus, he talks about the […]

In this edition of Healthy Ever After, Erica Campbell discusses the importance of watching our sugar intake. While sugar, for many of us, is a guilty pleasure and makes up a lot of what we choose to consume, Erica Campbell explains how dangerous it actually is. Despite how delicious it is, it’s probably the worst […]

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine.

Winter can be a trying time for our bodies; from coughs & flu season to the countless ailments that can happen, there’s always something. But Yolanda…

Read if you don’t want to put THIS years' health goals on NEXT years' resolution list…again.