In honor of BIPOC mental health awareness month, Servicios de la Raza hosted its first holistic health festival with the hopes of encouraging alternative approaches to behavioral health.
It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself as COVID-19 cases are going back up: Should I get that fourth shot, or should I wait for a new one this fall, or should I get both?
When my son was born with major brain damage, I was stunned to learn this happened because of a common virus
The author shares that when her son was 1 week old, doctors discovered that he had a rare condition caused by a virus she caught when pregnant.
People Are Sharing The Most Ridiculous Responses Men Had After Being Asked To Wear A Condom, And They Clearly Need To Go Back To Sex Ed
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I’m a Pediatrician and These Are the 4 Things I Would Never, Ever Do as a Parent (Plus, 1 Thing I Try to Avoid)
Parenting can often feel like a never-ending list of dos and don’ts. It’s understandable—we are all trying our best to safeguard our kids from harm and help them grow up into happy, healthy humans. And while...
- Eating Well
You only need one pot or pan for these casserole recipes, making dinner both easy and tasty. These healthy dishes are high in fiber and lower in calories, so they are a great choice to help you feel full and nourished while also supporting weight loss, if that is your goal. Recipes like our Eggplant Tortilla Casserole and Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese are nutritious and delicious options that are perfect for any night of the week.
- Associated Press
One of two Wisconsin women who were sent to a state mental health facility after a 2014 stabbing attack on a sixth-grade classmate that they claimed was to appease the horror character Slender Man has withdrawn her petition for release. In June, Morgan Geyser, 20, asked Waukesha County Judge Michael Bohren to order her release as he did last year for her co-defendant, Anissa Weier, who spent nearly four years at a mental health facility in Oshkosh. According to prosecutors, Geyser and Weier lured Payton Leutner to woods in a Waukesha park following a sleepover in May 2014, and Geyser repeatedly stabbed Leutner while Weier urged her on.
- Eating Well
Carbs are a key component of a healthy diet, but for those days when you want to scale back a little and focus more on veggies and proteins, these easy 30-minute dinners that follow the principles of the Mediterranean diet are delicious options. These recipes are lower in carbs without totally eliminating them, with 15 grams of carbohydrates or less per serving, and incorporate plenty of veggies, lean proteins and healthy fats. Research shows the Mediterranean diet can do everything from improving heart health to reducing risk of depression, and with delicious recipes like our Chicken Cutlets with Roasted Red Pepper & Arugula Relish and Pesto Salmon, it's an easy eating pattern to follow.
- National Review
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Tuesday suggested it is “inexplicable” that some Americans view mandatory mask-wearing as a violation of their freedom, according to a new report.
- The Hill
Civil rights groups, including Al Sharpton-led organization, urge USDA to fix ‘dietary racism’ in school lunch programs
Twenty-eight civil rights and health care groups announced Tuesday they have requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) address “dietary racism” in national school lunch programs, raising concerns to the federal agency about forcing millions of minority children to drink cow’s milk without allowing them a healthier alternative. In a letter to the USDA’s…
- Associated Press
A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators obtained Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward. The prosecutor handling the case said it's the first time he has charged anyone for illegally performing an abortion after 20 weeks, a restriction that was passed in 2010. Before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, states weren’t allowed to enforce abortion bans until the point at which a fetus is considered viable outside the womb, at roughly 24 weeks.
- The Telegraph
Half of people with possible cancer symptoms do not contact their GPs for six months, according to a survey.
A new mom wants feedback from Reddit’s AITA forum about her response to baby weight comments — and the users have spoken. She began by explaining that she recently gave birth to her third child. It was a very difficult pregnancy. She suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, which meant she couldn’t keep liquids down. She was […]
Cellphone video from Dockweiler Beach shows a group, suspected to be in their late-teens or early 20s, brutally attacking a street vendor. According to authorities, at least three members of the group have been arrested for their involvement.
- Women's Health
Kelly Ripa is all legs lounging in a bikini with her husband while promoting their daughter's song on Instagram. She stays active with HIIT and dance workouts.
- Miami Herald
And he was almost made into mincemeat…
- The Daily Beast
DAVID BENITO via GettyYour typical COVID test should be able to tell you just one thing: Whether or not you have the virus. While incredibly helpful, it doesn’t let you know how immune you are—information that could help you determine whether or not you should get boosted, or take that vacation you’ve been planning since before 2020, or head out to the bars for drinks with friends.That’s why a team of MIT researchers developed a paper test that can tell you how strong your immune response to COV
- The Hill
Story at a glance Overall, 61 percent of adults over 50 are very likely to get an updated booster. The number is higher among particularly vulnerable groups as 68 percent respectively of people over 65, Black adults over 50 and people with low incomes are very likely to do so. About 17 percent of adults over…
- The Hill
Story at a glance A lawsuit from Texas is trying to change the way the Affordable Care Act (ACA) forces health insurers to cover certain preventative care services. It specifically takes issue with health plans paying for birth control, HIV medication and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. If the lawsuit prevails, millions of Americans could…