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Bass Player Clint 'Payback' Sands Rallies Hip-Hop Pioneers For Check Your Risk Campaign

Bass Player Clint ‘Payback’ Sands Rallies Hip-Hop Pioneers For Check Your Risk Campaign

Chuck D and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy, Coolio, Kid Frost and the Dogg Pound’s Kurupt are just a few of the hip hop pioneer veterans who responded when bass player/ music producer Clint “Payback” Sands reached out to his friends, inviting them to sound the alarm and participate in the “Check Your Risk” (CYR) […]

Beach Plum Farm: Cape May Wellness Getaway

Beach Plum Farm: Cape May Wellness Getaway

Beach Plum Farm, Cape May’s idyllic 62-acre working farm, has brought back its beloved Rooted package for 2022, and this winter it focuses on all things wellness and hitting the reset button –  perfect for those looking for a “Dry January” destination or getaway with friends focused on clean eating and relaxation. Throughout January, guests […]

Ladies' Alert: The Body Shop Partnered With Expert To Answer Most Searched For Period Skin Questions

Ladies’ Alert: The Body Shop Partnered With Expert To Answer Most Searched For Period Skin Questions

Glands in the face have hormone receptors that are affected by menstrual hormone fluctuations  Hormonal breakouts usually occur around the jawline  Itchy skin occurs during the period of the menstrual cycle where estrogen levels drop and the hormone receptors on the sebaceous glands are not stimulated  Oily skin during and shortly after your period occurs […]

Psychologist's quiz: Is your partner supportive of your weight loss journey?

Psychologist’s quiz: Is your partner supportive of your weight loss journey?

We’re all familiar with the covid “quarantine 15” – but the challenge of losing it can be a bigger struggle than putting it on if your partner and social network aren’t supportive of your goals. Renowned behavioral health expert Dr. Gary Foster, the Chief Scientific Officer at WW (formerly Weight Watchers International), says there is […]

Relax And Rejuvenate At Black-Owned Spa In Queens

Relax And Rejuvenate At Black-Owned Spa In Queens

There is a comprehensive Black-owned spa located in Queens called Bella Body Spa and Beauty Lounge. The spa offers over 100 different services with specialization in post-operative surgical care. With the “zoom boom” brought on by the pandemic, the demand for esthetic transformation has increased significantly since quarantine. From 24K Gold facials to deep tissue […]

Long Islanders Invited to Kick Off of National Alzheimer’s Walk at Babylon Town Hall on October 30

Long Islanders Invited to Kick Off of National Alzheimer’s Walk at Babylon Town Hall on October 30

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), together with the Town of Babylon, will launch its nationwide Alzheimer’s walk at Babylon Town Hall (200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst) on Saturday, October 30, at 10:00 am. Long Islanders are invited to take park in the “Alzheimer’s Walk in The Park” and can register in advance by visiting […]

Street Health Outreach & Wellness Mobile Units Offer Services to Over 50,000 New Yorkers

Street Health Outreach & Wellness Mobile Units Offer Services to Over 50,000 New Yorkers

The NYC Test & Trace Corps announced that its Street Health Outreach & Wellness (SHOW) mobile units have offered services to more than 50,000 New Yorkers, with a focus on people experiencing homelessness, including COVID testing and vaccinations, medical care including wound care, mental health and substance use care, and referrals to harm reduction services. […]

5 Natural Ways to Boost the 'Happy Hormone' in Your Body

5 Natural Ways to Boost the ‘Happy Hormone’ in Your Body

More and more people are talking about this “happy hormone” called serotonin. This naturally produced bodily chemical has become so popular in some groups that memes and other pop culture references have been created. So what is this happy hormone and what should we know about it? Dr. Vikki Petersen, certified clinical nutritionist, chiropractor and […]

Famed DJ Changing Narrative About Breast Cancer Amongst Black Women

Famed DJ Changing Narrative About Breast Cancer Amongst Black Women

Brian Henry, the internationally-famed “DJ B-Hen,” has performed for President Obama, Beyonce, Cardi B, Solange, Usher, Pharrell, and most recently he continued his national tour in Los Angeles the B-Hen Block Party where he meshes his love for music, positivity, and mission to combat breast cancer. As one of the nation’s most sought-after celebrity disc […]

Abs Are Made in the Kitchen --Here’s How to Accelerate Fat Burn Without Sacrificing Enjoyment

Abs Are Made in the Kitchen –Here’s How to Accelerate Fat Burn Without Sacrificing Enjoyment

It is definitely not too late to get into shape. It might be a little too late for your summer bod, but the goal should always be to make sustainable lifestyle decisions, not just participating in the latest trend when it comes to losing weight and burning fat. As the old saying goes, “abs are […]

Check Out This Coffee Brand That’s Helping Keep Hollywood Healthy

Check Out This Coffee Brand That’s Helping Keep Hollywood Healthy

The stars were gifted a special package of java at the Emmy earlier this month. Nora’s Naturals Coffee is a healthy coffee brand. The brand offers single-origin organic coffee that feature the coffee elixirs with specific benefits- beauty-boosting, fat burning and immune-strengthening. Each coffee elixir helps the body adapt to stress, increases cellular turnover for […]

Alzheimer's Disease Virtual Symposium

Alzheimer’s Disease Virtual Symposium

The Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Presented by Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Friday, November 5 8 – 11 am Webinar will be held via Zoom. Earn CMEs, NCPDs, CEUs. Registration information to follow. The COVID pandemic presents unique risks to people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia from higher rates […]

Living With Past Traumas? Here’s How Grounding Can Help

Living With Past Traumas? Here’s How Grounding Can Help

The traumas that we’ve experienced in our lives can paralyze our minds as we try to live a normal life. Sudden flashbacks can occur from the motorcycle accident that you had. The face of an abuser can appear in a crowd of strangers while walking down the street. There are countless scenarios and examples, but […]

Health: Are Those Sugary Summer Snacks Impacting Your Mental Health?

Health: Are Those Sugary Summer Snacks Impacting Your Mental Health?

You worked hard all winter to finally be able to show off your summer body and to indulge in the sugary goodness of sodas, cakes, and every other sweet treat that comes with summer fun. But what is all this sugar doing to your body as you’re having fun in the sun? More importantly, what […]

Women's Health: 5 Signs You May Have Low Estrogen And How To Fix It Naturally

Women’s Health: 5 Signs You May Have Low Estrogen And How To Fix It Naturally

Estrogen, although present in small amounts in the body, can impact one’s overall health and wellness in crazy ways. Too much or too little can throw off your health, both mentally and physically. Low estrogen can commonly occur during menopause in women, thus leading to a host of unwanted and bothersome symptoms. But, menopause (or […]