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April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month Submitted by: Christine Pajarillo, LICSW, VP of Programs and Social Services and Carolyn Reynolds, MS, Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services, Whittier Street Health Center.  As April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), a time to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect people from racial and …

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The Importance of Exercise and Our Mental Health During Covid-19.

Cherice R. McNeil, MS, BA Licensed Zumba COVID-19 has impacted us all in many ways. Parents are now doing their best to homeschool their children and provide meals three times a day. We are working from home or searching for new employment. Life as we knew it has changed dramatically. During this time, tensions are …

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Light Within The Darkness: Mother Earth’s Reaction to COVID-19

Let’s pause for a moment to consider how the environment has responded to COVID. There is now a reduction in carbon footprint, everything has slowed down even the destruction of rainforests and other natural habitats. Massive pollution has halted. We are starting to see the smog lift from places like LA, Spring has been allowed …

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Health Article: “School Based Telehealth”

By Samantha Williams, Sr. Managing Editor / Sr. Contributing Writer   Were you aware that advances in technology have also impacted the delivery of medical care? One recent medical development is the provision of school-based telehealth services. Telehealth is defined by HealthIT.gov as “The use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical …

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