Drop the Quarantine 15! – Black Health Matters

If you’ve gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren’t alone. The “Quarantine 15″—weight gain some folks have experienced since stay-at-home guidelines went into effect—is most likely due to the disruption in your...

Protests Raise Fears of Coronavirus Spike

Over the weekend, protests over the death of George Floyd rolled across the country from Miami to Los Angeles, from Washington, D.C. to Minneapolis, from Atlanta to Seattle. An unarmed, pinned down...

Solving Puzzles Boosts Mental Health

Fears of contracting coronavirus coupled with strict shelter-at-home measures are causing all of us to be stressed. Studies show adults and children have elevated anxiety levels over the past two months. But...

Your Eye Exam Is Open Now

We’ve been hunkered down for a while, and for many that’s meant delaying routine visits at the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now that some providers around the...

Dealing With Pint-Sized Picky Eaters

Is getting your picky eaters to choose healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans the parenting equivalent to climbing Mt. Everest? If you answered yes, you’re probably well aware...

Are Virtual Meetings Making Your Migraines Worse?

Prior to the start of the coronavirus pandemic, I might’ve participated in two virtual meetings in my life. The last 10 weeks, however, I’ve been in technology overdrive. In mid-March, my...

Keep Your Family Moving! – Black Health Matters

While juggling work and family, remember research shows active parents raise active children. So keep your family moving by making fitness a priority in your daily schedule. Fitness and pediatric experts recommend...

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Your Child?

How much time does your child spend watching TV or movies, playing with a smartphone or computer, or enjoying video games? Although some screen time can be educational, it’s easy to...

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