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No More Drama: 5 Ways to Improve Mental Health Using Your Phone


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

By Kyana Harris The US Office of Minority Health reported Black/African-Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than adult whites. In our culture, seeking professional help and/or treatment for mental health issues is often frowned upon. In addition to the stigma against therapy, less than 2 percent of the American Psychological Association ...

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5 Ways to Get Fit for Spring and Summer


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

By Taylor Johnson They say that summer bodies are made in the winter time. If you haven’t started on your fitness journey, now is the time to do so. Working out and eating healthy can not only change you physically but mentally as well. Even if this means fitting a 30 minute workout in before work ...

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Practice Self Care Everyday with these 3 Resources


Saturday, November 25, 2017

By Cenithia Bilal Self care is everywhere these days. From kits to songs to apps, the idea of taking care of yourself is truly both a commodity and a luxury. Not only does it require you to step away from your daily routine, but it also requires you to take the time to prioritize yourself over ...

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Ethnic Foods Made Healthier: 5 Easy Healthy Dishes from Across the Globe


Friday, November 10, 2017

By Aisha Powell One of the better parts about coming from descendants of different cultures is the amazing foods! Whether your family is from Ghana, Asia, Italy or Venezuela, the traditional foods that brew in countries all around the world are a delicious reminder of where you came from. The problem with ethnic foods, especially ones ...

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A Healthy Vagina is A Happy One: Tips on Keeping Your Lady Bits Clean


Friday, November 10, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome Whether you refer to it as your vagina, “va-jay-jay,” “honey parts,”“hoo ha,” “lady bits,” or “lady parts,” feminine hygiene is extremely important. In addition to yearly gynecologist visits (whether you’re sexually active or not), there are many at-home steps you can take to keep your vagina happy and healthy. Get to know your vagina. ...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome Have you performed your breast self-exam this month? Frequent breast exams will help you identify any changes in breast tissue or skin. However, 8 out of 10 lumps found in the breast are benign. Most lumps found in breasts are cysts or fibroadenomas, which are benign tumors found in women in their 20’s ...

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