Health & Wellness

Health and wellness covers issues and topics exploring the ways in which we work towards healthy and fulfilling lives.

Yoga during the fall season is about balance and gratitude

Inviting you to a comfortable seat of practice, yoga teacher, Kali Alexander, ushers in fall with a Fall Equinox sequence of poses that encourage balance and gratitude into your life. Time to get grounded and open.

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Soulful yoginis say it’s time to reflect, stay grounded and keep good energy flowing

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Master yoga practitioners encourage us to go within to remain strong and fortified as the universe shifts.

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Dignity and Power organization provides families of those incarcerated with mental health and healing outside Los Angeles jails | Photo Story

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In the last days of May’s mental health month, Ark Republic highlights organizations and people who employ revolutionary approaches to mental health and awareness.

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Hypertension is the top chronic disease, yet and still, remains a silent killer | Podcast

Today’s topic is health, specifically looking at hypertension a common illness that silently impacts millions.

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NYC crackdown on sale of CBD infused edibles

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Last week, Department of Health (DOH) officials began visiting restaurants in New York City which carry cannabidiol (CBD) edibles, bagging up the products, and marking them as ‘embargoed’.

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Rape

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An educator writes about dealing with molestation and rape as a child and teen against the backdrop of the #Meetoo movement, as well as, the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial and Senate Judiciary hearings on the appointment of Bret Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Justice.

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From re-entry to radical self care: The professional and personal journey of a social justice professor

“What we have to do is radically shift our perceptions of what it means to take care of ourselves . . . let’s take care of ourselves the way we take care of everybody else.”

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Navigating mental health, stigma and healthcare | Think Piece

As a man of color, it is particularly difficult to engage others in mental health discussion.

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Millennials raise awareness for mental health in Black community

Black millennials are transforming the narrative on mental health in their communities through unique, creative channels.

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‘Fair Kitchens’ initiative works to remove the pressure-cooker atmosphere in a stressful food industry

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Private-Public partnership creates movement seeking to change the food industry for culinary workers in-and-out of the kitchen.

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