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Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Women’s Health & Wellness on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Angela F. Ford, PHD, MSW, Chief Program Officer, Black Women’s Health Imperative; Denise Pines, MBA, CEO, President of the Medical Board of California; and Gail A. McDonald, MD, Board…

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Common is using this quarantine to get fit and he’s trying to help you too. The rapper has just launched a wellness series on “Com&Well” on YouTube. The six-episode series is all about health and wellness. Ahead of the first episode, which aired on Tuesday, Aug. 18., he made the announcement via Twitter and Instagram…

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As the global health crisis continues, certain places like the grocery store are unavoidable. For many people, the thought of venturing out of your home can bring major anxiety, which is why we encourage you to wear a face mask, wash your hands regularly, and practice social distancing. Following these simple procedures will lessen your…

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After years of witnessing individuals, especially people of color, being diagnosed with preventable diseases, Dr. Tremaine Jones Afetorgbor felt it was time to write a book. The Pharmacist Guide: How to Health Yourself, will be scheduled for release on March 25, 2020, through her website, www.drflavaspices.com, and on April 4, on Amazon.com) Also known as…

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Emory Bernard, also known as “Fit by Joc,” is a celebrity personal trainer and Muscletech branded Athlete. The native Atlantan has been on the fitness scene for four years and has been traveling the world to follow his passion since. Not only has he helped clients achieve their fitness goals, he has also aided them…

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Why do people think forgiveness is so important? Is it just because it’s the “right thing to do,” or is there some other bigger reason? What is forgiveness? What or who are we forgiving, and for what? Let me answer all of this and more. First, I don’t believe it’s necessary to forgive. That’s a…

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Grab your yoga mats at water bottles its time for free yoga. Yoga is an ancient practice that requires strength, focus, and determination.  Atlanta has rapidly growing yoga community of novice and long-time yogis who are regularly searching for new places to practice. The most recent trend in Atlanta, with its wide collection of parks…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois is taking a major step to improve community wellness in Chicago. BCBSI recently opened its first-ever neighborhood center aimed at improving community health by addressing common health challenges. The center is located in one of Chicago’s 77 communities in Pullman. I spoke with Laron Taylor, the director of the Blue Door Neighborhood…

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