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Ronke Idowu Reeves

Ronke Idowu Reeves
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Ronke Idowu Reeves is a writer and journalist who hails from Brooklyn, NY. Her news and entertainment stories have appeared on WABC-TV-New York, Fox News Channel, VH1, BET.com plus in Sundance Film Festival's Sundance Daily Insider and People Magazine.

Do Women Tire of the Same Sexual Partner More Than Men?

A new study found that women become bored of the same sexual partner after one year.

American Dads Are Delaying Fatherhood Too

Recent research shows that American fathers of newborns who were 40 years of age and older doubled from 4.1 percent to 8.9 percent over the past forty years.

This ‘Beauty Vitamin’ May Be the Key to Better Hair

Choosing the right hair supplement can be confusing, but this vitamin is known for healthy hair.

Biotin: This Vitamin Could Be the Secret to Healthier Hair

When a healthy diet can’t provide all you need to fight dull, listless or weak and thinning tresses, consider adding a biotin supplementation into your daily routine.

How to Treat the Sexual Disorder That Affects Women of All Ages

It's a condition thats prevalent among women of all ages.

Author Gessie Thompson Shares Her Battle With Fibroids and Naturalistic Solution

We spoke with author and activist Gessie Thompson about her 14-year struggle with fibroids and how the disorder inspired her to take action by helping other women heal.

Coffee’s Health Benefits Are Something to Buzz About

Go ahead — have that second cup of coffee.

10 Alternate Birth Control Devices and Methods

Can't remember to take the pill everyday? Here's an overview of alternate birth control devices and methods that may work better for you.

Deadly Bacteria Could Be Lurking in Your Beauty Products

How often do you replace your skin care and makeup products? Here's why you should stick to the expiration dates and avoid using testers in stores.

Plate Color May Influence How Much You Eat

It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.

This Doctor Just Created a Slimming Chocolate

After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.

Meditation Could Help Anxiety Sufferers Improve Their Focus

A study found that incorporating just 10 minutes of meditation into one's daily routine could help to greatly reduce wandering thoughts and improve focus.

Why Babies Naturally Have Racial Bias and How to Prevent It

Babies aren't born racist, but a new study reveals their bias towards people of their own race as early as six months of age.

5 Ways to Check Your Body for Skin Cancer

Here are five simple ways to check for melanoma, the most common form of skin cancer.

3 Myths About Healthy Eating From ‘The Plant Paradox’ by Dr. Steven R. Gundry

Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.

Virtual Reality May Soon Help Autistic Children in Classrooms

Virtual reality is being examined as a possible teaching aid for the classroom because it can provide a way for those with autism to cope with being in stressful situations.

Running May Increase Life Expectancy

New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.

Dairy-Free Diets Could Harm Young People’s Bone Health

The trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.

Men Who Eat Garlic May Smell More Attractive to Women

In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.

Happiness May Be Age-Related

A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.

Decreased Sex Drive in Women Is More Complicated Than Hormones

Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.

This Natural Indian Herb Might Help You Fall Asleep

While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.

CPR Playlist: These Songs May Have the Perfect Beat to Save Lives

A new playlist contains songs that measure at 100 beats per minute, which is the same rate that first responders are told to administer CPR.

Turning Off TV While Eating Family Meals May Lower Obesity Rate

Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.

Breastfeeding Does Not Make Children Smarter Long-Term: Study

Children in a study who were breastfed for six months did show lower rates of hyperactivity and better problem solving skills by age three, but when the children turned five, those differences dissipated.

Children With Older Moms Are Happier, Study Finds

Older mothers have a clear advantage over those who dive into the parenting pool at an earlier age.

New Research May Explain Why More African Americans Get Colon Cancer

African Americans produce more sulfide-producing bacteria in their colon, which can alter DNA and ultimately lead to cancer.

Sleeping Habits May Predict Behavioral Problems in Children

Both parents and teachers noticed a marked difference in 7-year-olds who were sleep deprived during their toddler to preschool years compared to their peers who got the age-appropriate amount of sleep.

The Deadly Foods We Enjoy vs. The Ones We Should Actually Be Eating

The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.

Older People Who Exercise Are More Likely to Survive Strokes: Study

A study says that if you exercise regularly during your 40s, your brain could benefit by having blood vessels as healthy as a 16-year-old's by the time you're in your 70s.

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Launches New Hair Vitamin

Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.

Prebiotics May Improve Sleep and Relieve Stress: Study

A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.

Chronic Stress Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity

Researchers measured cortisol levels in hair samples of obese people and discovered that these levels were much higher in the participants.

These Silver-Infused Sheets May Fight Bacteria While You Sleep

Silvon bed sheets are the high-tech, yet cozy solution to preventing bacteria from building up in bed and prolonging the amount of time between washes.

Beauty Mirrors Have Officially Entered the Tech Age

The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.

This Innovative Pillow May Prevent Sleep Wrinkles

The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.

Eating Just One High-Fat Meal Can Damage Your Metabolism

You may want to avoid that burger or pizza meal; just one high-fat meal has been found to adversely affect your metabolism.

Vegetable Oils May Cause Fatigue, Migraines and Dementia

Plaque buildup is a known precursor to serious neurodegenerative diseases, and while other oils carry this trait, vegetable oil is the type with which it's most prevalent.

New Chocolate Pill Claims to Cut Risk of Dementia and Heart Attack

A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.

This Song Was Especially Designed to Make Babies Happy

The "Happy Song" was expertly engineered to make babies feel joyful and happy.

Pillow Talk: Here Are the Best Pillows for Beauty and Health

Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.

Emotionally-Aware Robots May Soon Be Caring for Grandma and Grandpa

While they will not be replacing human caregivers, scientists are hoping that these robots will soon be able to assist seniors with everyday tasks like taking medication and offering companionship.

Salmon Sea Lice Infestation Leads to Price Spike

Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.

When Keeping Weight Off Is Hard, Here Are 3 Exercises to Help

Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.

New C-Section App May Shorten Hospital Stays for New Mothers

The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.

‘Sickbit’ App Aims to Detect Illness 24 Hours in Advance

The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.

5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.

Common Ingredient in Toothpaste May Cause Cancer: Study

A popular ingredient widely used in toothpaste, chocolate, sweets, chewing gum and biscuits might cause cancer, according to a new study.

Are You a Facebook Fanatic? It Might Be in Your Genes

A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.

Psst…Have You Heard? Gossiping May Actually Be Good for Your Health

It turns out that not all gossip is entirely bad, considering such chatter releases the feel-good hormone oxytocin which researchers link to forming beneficial social interactions.

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