No matter who you are, living with a mental health condition can be challenging, but for some, culture, race, and ethnic background can exacerbate mental health challenges, and create disparities in access to quality mental health care.
Protecting Medicaid and Medicare is vital. Like other minorities, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are less likely to access health care. Although minorities make up 40 percent of the U.S. population, they account for more than half of the uninsured population in the U.S.
Rapidly expanding new research that links psychological stress to the onset of asthma may have important implications for slowing this epidemic and lowering children's risk of developing this lifelong disease.
I began this post talking about how alone and isolated you can feel battling depression. Getting my own very first tattoo yesterday, just before my 71st birthday, is an important rite of passage, and another powerful example of how remarkable my Professional Learning Network (PLN) is.
I am going to offer several different ways to decode, outsmart and manage these food cravings so you are not afraid of them the next time they roll around!
Give someone a camera and they'll give you memories--tangible ones that you can develop and print and keep for as long as the paper keeps. The children of Villas Miravalle, a shelter for sexually abused minors in Guadalajara, Mexico, gave us a set of memories.
Christine Bullock is one of the most inspirational celebrity fitness trainers in Los Angeles with a wealth of knowledge regarding exercise, health and...
The malaria parasite is a formidable and wily foe. It has become deeply entrenched, and bobs and weaves through both its hosts -- man and mosquito -- with impunity. Within minutes of its injection into the skin by the bite of a female mosquito, it vanishes into the liver, becoming the proverbial needle in a haystack for seven to 14 days.
A little over a year ago, I had somewhat of a meltdown. It wasn't the kind of meltdown that caused me to go into a depression or try to find myself in...
The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:
During my journey, I've had the fortune of meeting a number of ambitious and persistent social entrepreneurs along the way. In this story series, you will hear from some of these indomitable leaders.
Squats on the playground? Ab crunches during movie time? It can be challenging to fit in workouts when you're playing and entertaining your kids. Here are six creative ways I turn playtime into workout time with my daughters.
Persistence pays off. Let's remember this as we celebrate 50 years of Medicaid on July 30. Almost 70 million people in the U.S. turn to Medicaid for their health coverage. But Medicaid is much more than the country's top health insurer. It's also a key battleground for the future of our country.
This decision is a resounding victory for homeless families based not just on esoteric interpretations of law, but on a common understanding of basic human rights that must be protected for all DC residents, no matter their income.
Value -- whether it's personal, family, financial, moral, or spiritual -- is pursued by everyone. It can be a driving force, an artificial projection...