Category Archives: Health and Wellness

A breakdown on Earth Day and why Black People Should Care

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Today is a global celebration; Earth Day, a day in which we reflect and appreciate our environment and think about ways that we can help keep our planet keep pushing.   Although Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator, was the creator of Earth Day in which he was inspired from anti-war protests of the 1960s, Did you know that […]

World Health Day: 4 Ways to Show Support for Black Nurses

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Black nurses have been an integral part of helping to slow the spread of COVID. Although medical workers are coping with the immense stress and emotional trauma, they miraculously remain balanced.  They are our frontline heroes. However, as Black nurses continue to push forward and dedicate themselves to their patients, many are forced to ask […]

National Clean Water Collective Is Helping Communities Impacted By The U.S. Water Crisis

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In cities across the U.S., many communities are facing issues identical to the Flint water crisis. Clean water is in short supply leaving many without tap water to drink, cook with, and/or bathe in. But the National Clean Water Collective (NCWC) is filling that void and providing so many people with an essential need. Read […]

Mindfulness for Mental Distress

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Many are experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety, depression, and anxiety. Especially millennials we are trying to do the best with what we have. But coping with stressful situations and living in impoverished environments is hindering. Plus, dealing with, transitioning, divorcing, leaving a bad relationship, a loss, or silently suffering in emotional distress, all in […]

Another Vaccine Rolls Out, As WHO Approves Emergency AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccinations

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The long-awaited AstraZeneca-Oxford (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) vaccine is officially ready for global distribution, with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing today its release. Vaccines are expected to roll out through COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX), the leading U.N. vaccination access initiative launched last April as part of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines […]

Early Childhood Development: The Great Debate of Books vs. Videos

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A parent’s interest is always directed to their child’s development, making sure they’re learning new material, cultivate relational skills, and grow healthy. The debate however remains contentious as to whether a parent should heavily rely on one teaching technique over another. Many studies were conducted to analyze comprehension during early childhood development by observing how […]

Key Foods Women Should Be Eating for Increased Vaginal Health

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With New Year resolutions well underway, many women ( including myself ) have big plans for 2021. From new hairstyles, empowering careers, and getting back into shape, the year of the “can do it all” woman is here, and so are our vaginas. Life during Covid-19 has been quite hectic, we’ve put so much effort […]

Disneyland Resort Becomes A Temporary Medical Sector For COVID Vaccinations

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Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is set to host a large vaccination site where medical professionals can treat patients from Orange County.  With the latest rollout of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines and a third in development from the Oxford-AstraZeneca team-up, we can expect increased distribution in the coming months as more businesses and organizations […]

CDC Advisers Prioritize Health Workers and Nursing Home Residents

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There are 21 million health-care workers and 3 million residents and staff workers in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. A federal advisory panel recommended Tuesday afternoon that they be amongst the first to receive the coronavirus vaccine.   Health-care workers have the important job in keeping the nation’s hospitals and medical facilities functioning. The Advisory […]

Charlotte Unveils the Second Novant Health Clinic Opened by Michael Jordan

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In October, North Carolina became home to the second Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic in the North End Charlotte community. Michael Jordan, NBA owner of the Charlotte Hornets and six-time NBA Finals Champion, announced that the clinic would open to another community in hopes to serve low-income and uninsured patients, but also aid […]