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Your Neighbor: Brother Roosevelt

HEALTH TESTIMONY Roosevelt agreed to share his testimony of how his life was changed after getting his blood pressure checked at Rising Star Baptist church. He hopes it will help others improve their health. INTRODUCTION, Mabel Mr. Thomas thank you for agreeing to interview with us today. We are here today for you to give…

This young lady, after getting her blood pressure checked and noting it was excellent, mentioned that she used to weigh 300 pounds.  She says she lost weight naturally without the aid of medication or surgical procedures. She had lost a lot of weight (more than 100 pounds) and was happy to share her formula for…

Mr. McGee –WALKIN’ the TALK at age 81.  Won’t you join him? We met Mr. McGee at Wright’s Barbershop, the shop where the CBHC Barbershop/Salon Program started. We  talked to him about being active even at his young age of 81.We explained that regular walking was good for the BRAIN, HEART, KIDNEYS, & BONES.  We…

Chef Nikki, a perfect picture of health, was engaging and shared a wealth of information related to healthy eating at our 2014 Family Reunion. We had to pry her away from many of our cousins so that she could offer great coaching tips to make our lives healthier. “Diabetes and heart disease — that hits…

My health was starting to fail! Blood pressure near hypertension, pre-diabetic, and just having a tough time walking up stairs! I started losing weight this fall when I got my new phone that tracked how many steps I was taking. I heard somewhere that you need to reach 10K step to stay active. I also…

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