Health & Fitness

Dealing with Depression: Unpacking the Stigma of Mental Health in The Black Community

While being a Black person living in America does come with many joys, like the beauty of our community or the uniqueness of our cultures, being Black in America is not an experience of only sunshine and rainbows. From the systemic racism that plagues our society to the compacted experience of other intersections such as …

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Toxic Positivity: Through the Eyes of a Burned Out Millennial

For some, 2022 brings a new positive outlook, a new workout routine, new opportunities, and new friends. Yet, while those things sound great, juggling it all can quickly become overwhelming and before you know it, you are headed down a road to burnout. Millennials were taught to work hard, get that degree and most of …

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COVID Vaccine Affecting Your Period? Get Ready to be Gaslit By the Medical Industry

There\’s an immense controversy that still surrounds the COVID-19 vaccine. Another unfortunate side effect is currently being discussed across social media. People are noticing their first period after the 2nd shot, regardless of the brand, has been much worse than they are accustomed to. The main problem is that periods are heavier in flow. The …

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The Battle with HIV Against the Black Community is Growing Weary

The HIV virus has become sustainable over the years thanks to medical breakthroughs over time, but the issue still lingers in Black communities. The CDC reports that Black men and women are the most at risk when it comes to HIV. What is the relationship between HIV and Black men? Gay men who have sex …

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Has Covid-19 Caused A New Type of Mental Disorder?

Chest pain, fatigue, dizziness, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, pounding heartbeat, nausea. At first glance, these are the symptoms of COVID-19. However, they are also symptoms of both panic attacks and anxiety attacks. Anyone who has had an attack prior to 2020 would already know what to expect. What happens when someone in the midst of …

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