Women Archives

Church Women United members hold their April general meeting

May 13, 2013

Church Women United members (Milwaukee Unit) held their April General Meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2207 N.2nd Street. A Life Member Recognition Program was also held to recognize numerous life members who were present and received certificates. One core mission of Church Women United is: “Church Women United… [Read More]

Women smokers more likely to get colon cancer than men: study

May 11, 2013

Just a few cigarettes a day raises their risk, researchers say By Steven Reinberg Smoking’s connection to cancer is well-established. Now, researchers say cigarettes increase the odds for developing colon cancer, especially for women. Women who’ve ever smoked have an almost 20 percent increased risk for colon cancer, compared with women who never smoked, according… [Read More]

Youth inspired to higher education

April 28, 2013

A group of young women and men involved with programs at the Social Development Commission (SDC) are on the road to a better future. They recently participated in the annual Youth College Tour. The eight youth who are mostly high school juniors and sophomores visited college and university campuses on the six day trip that… [Read More]

Bro. Muhammad: ‘Respect our women’

April 22, 2013

Special to the Milwaukee Times We’ve all read about it, seen it on the news: the tragic, heartbreaking end to domestic abuse or any other type of violence against women. No one demographic, race, educational level, financial status or otherwise is exempt from this type of violence. After these events occur, some may think to… [Read More]

Cancer rates dropping among black Americans

March 18, 2013

But they’re still more likely to die from the disease than whites, study finds A new report finds that cancer rates among blacks in the United States are on the decline, especially among black men, and the improvement may have saved almost 200,000 people from dying of the disease since the early 1990s.  Still, blacks… [Read More]

What are the top ten nutritional supplements for women?

January 3, 2013

Talking Health with Dr. Carter  1. Multivitamin-mineral formula (MVM), supplements contain a combination of vitamins and minerals, and sometimes other ingredients as well. They go by many names, including multis and multiples or simply vitamins. The vitamins and minerals in MVMs have unique roles in the body. 2. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid,… [Read More]

What are the top ten nutritional supplements for women?

January 3, 2013

Talking Health with Dr. Carter 1. Multivitamin-mineral formula (MVM), supplements contain a combination of vitamins and minerals, and sometimes other ingredients as well. They go by many names, including multis and multiples or simply vitamins. The vitamins and minerals in MVMs have unique roles in the body. 2. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid,… [Read More]