Is coconut oil all it’s cracked up to be?


Coconut oil has seen a surge in popularity over the last decade as well as quite a few grandiose health claims. By: Andy De Santis,RD/TorontoSun With Valentine’s Day around the corner and February being Heart Health Month, what  better time to chat about one of the more controversial topics in the world of cardiovascular health?Continue reading “Is coconut oil all it’s cracked up to be?”

Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months


By: Milo Lloyd/UK Mirror A big Public Health England study published this week found that many asymptomatic coronavirus patients still had antibodies protecting them from re-infection, meaning many may be immune without knowing it. As the Government races to vaccinate as many people as possible against the coronavirus, some are wondering if they’re already immune toContinue reading “Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months”

2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think


By: Rob Pichete/CNN London ,In 2020, a devastating virus officially disappeared from the continent it had once ravaged — a remarkable public health achievement that followed decades of work. But you may have missed it. The eradication of wild polio from Africa in August was hailed as a “great day” by the World Health Organization and celebratedContinue reading “2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think”

Men of Color Need Self-Care, Too. Darian Hall Is Helping Solve That.


By: Joshua Ocampo/Mens Darian Hall quit his job to find a higher purpose. Two years later, after realizing that there was no “gym” for his mental health he could call home, he helped build one: HealHaus. BY JOSHUA OCAMPONOV 5, 2020MARCUS V RICHARDSON Boys don’t cry. Man up. Grow a pair. You’ve probably heard one (orContinue reading “Men of Color Need Self-Care, Too. Darian Hall Is Helping Solve That.”

Poison Water: Flint Michigan “Enviromental Racism”


Flint, Michigan is located seventy miles northwest of Detroit Michigan. Flint,Michigan is located 70 miles northwest of Detroit. The city has a population of 100,000. General Motors, was founded in Flint in 1908. Flint’s Nickname is “Vehicle City” and was a manufacturing powerhouse for General Motors. At its peak, nearly ninty thousand people worked forContinue reading “Poison Water: Flint Michigan “Enviromental Racism””

How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope


By: Lesley Goth, Psy.D. Quarantine life, as we all know, contributes to higher levels of stress, isolation, depression, and anxiety, to name a just a few of the many negative consequences of COVID-19. In addition, these aftereffects also exacerbate symptoms related to eating disorders and tend to make recovery or managing an eating disorder exponentiallyContinue reading “How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope”

Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions


Afraid of being laughed at, called crazy or attention-seeking, I kept my diagnosis a secret from almost everyone By: Darryl Robinson I was spooked, running around New York City trying to dodge death. Little blue men were falling from the sky trying to kill me. I’m from the hood, where violence is as normal asContinue reading “Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions”

Kanye West’s 2020 apology, Kim Kardashian’s plea and a harsh truth about mental health


Society now encourages people to be open about their mental health struggles, but the world remains confused and disgusted by people with severe mental illness. People like me. As West himself said, pushing on severely mentally ill people only makes the situation worse.Adrian Lam / NBC News By Nylah Burton, freelance writer/NBC NEWS Iconic rapperContinue reading “Kanye West’s 2020 apology, Kim Kardashian’s plea and a harsh truth about mental health”

The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older


There are things we all do, or don’t do, that lead us to waste far more time than we realize in the moment. BY: Kristen Wong We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spendingContinue reading “The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older”

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict


An executive leadership coach shares some tips on how to approach potential conflicts.     By:Joel Garfinkle Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks byContinue reading “How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict”