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WHY DO MEN SUFFER AT THE HANDS OF COVID-19 MORE THAN WOMEN?

We know that older people are more vulnerable to covid-19, but another major risk factor has emerged: being male. The first signs of a sex difference in covid-19 severity emerged from hospital records in Wuhan shortly after the city locked down.Read More

Couples In Quarantine: Only 18% Are Satisfied With Their Communication During Coronavirus Pandemic

Only 18% of surveyed couples reported satisfaction in communication with their partner, with the largest source of conflict is how often to have sex followed by purchasing decisions, then phone time. Dr. Michael Gurian, a marriage and family counselor, recommendsRead More

Covid-19 Crisis Reveals Fragile Nature of America’s Food System

If you like cheap food prices, our efficient and corporately consolidated food system is hard to beat.  But there are many links – and if a disruption like a global pandemic occurs – the farm to table chain is onlyRead More

STATISTICS SHOWS INCREASED PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT BY MILLENNIALS

“Millennials are concentrating more on building their career and becoming more knowledgable about what assets will come from their career salaries and what their income will be in the future” says Jacquline Itani of Stutman, Stutman & Lichtenstein, LLP. SheRead More

SURE SIGNS YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS HEADING “SOUTH”

Reaching the end of a relationship isn’t always a bad thing. Like ripping a band-aid, it is often better to just get the breakup over and done with rather than delaying the inevitable. Ahead, relationship therapists and Counselling psychologists spillRead More

Protect Yourself And Others!

Newsweek has reported that as of Monday, May 18, 2020, the county of Brooklyn has recorded the most COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Brooklyn’s death toll has passed the numbers recorded in every state except New York, New Jersey,Read More

Gov. DeSantis confirms Florida is entering “full Phase One”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has confirmed that Florida will be moving into a new phase following the lockdown, starting today. The governor, speaking at a press conference in Jacksonville on Friday said that the state would be moving into “phaseRead More

Doctors overwhelmed as officials struggle to remove bodies from Brooklyn funeral home

New York (ONN) – Officials were back at a Brooklyn funeral home this week after it was reported that there were four trucks containing up to 60 bodies onsite, with nowhere for them to go. CNN reports that the AndrewRead More

Jamaica’s Role In The Legal Marijuana Industry

Almost thirty nine years ago, the Washington Post on November 10, 1980 carried an article headlined; Offbeat Church, Outgrowth of Marijuana Trade, Prospers on Island. The island referenced was Jamaica. For background, the church in question was the Ethiopian ZionRead More

Vegan Food Manifesto

I accidentally ate meat at the Mercado de Lucas Galvez in Merida, Mexico. Despite everyone’s claims that I could not eat vegan in the Yucatan – let alone enjoy its culinary specialties like cochinita pibil, ceviche, or queso relleno –Read More

250,000 Annual Deaths from Medical Mistakes, Dr. Richard Klein of Yorktown Urges Us to Survive Our Doctors

Doctor’s Handbook for Surviving Our Broken Healthcare System 250,000 people die annually because of medical mistakes. The statistic doesn’t sit so seamlessly with the claim that we have the world’s best healthcare. Dr. Richard Klein of Yorktown long ago noted theRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year.

CAN DO TIP Week #33: The Secret to your Rise is How You Plan Your Fall – Part 4 In this 6 part series I highlight simple steps you can take to eat more, weigh less, have more energy, andRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year CAN DO TIP Week #33: The Secret to your Rise is How You Plan Your Fall – Part 2

Last week I highlighted the importance of adding root vegetables to your diet (diet – meaning the kinds of food a person, animal or community habitually eats). This week I’ll share a deliciously simple snack solution for eating healthier onRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for Each Week of the Year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com & www.southbridgefitnesscenter.com CAN DO TIP Week #32 Put Fitness on your Dessert Menu – Part 1 of 2 Look, I have a moderate sweet tooth and yes, I’ve probably eaten one too manyRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for Each Week of the Year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) & www.southbridgefitnesscenter.com CAN DO TIP Week #31 don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink Are you thirsty? If you answered “YES” to this question –chances are, you’re already dehydrated!  Last week I talkedRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) & www.southbridgefitnesscenter.com CAN DO TIP Week #22: Secure your foundation! The spine acts as the foundation for your body. Without a strong foundation, the rest of the body has nothing to attach toRead More

Curbing the Rise of Teenage Suicide

Suicide amongst teens has risen dramatically over the past few years and we must take action. The root causes are still being analyzed but while that is taking place the morally and socially responsible thing to do is to confrontRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #21: Make Exercise Your Spiritual Coffee! (Part I)  The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness”…Psalm 41:3 NIV For many people, coffeeRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for Each Week of the Year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” CAN DO TIP Week #32 Put Fitness on your Dessert Menu – Part 2 of 2 Let’s keep it real. If you happen to be African American and reading this article then you’re familiarRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #26 – Dads: Beat the drum of health!“I’m the greatest thing that ever lived! I’m the king of the world! I’m a bad man. I’m the prettiest thing thatRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #21: Keep ya’ head up as you keep it moving! Part II “Ooh-oo child, things are gonna get easier” – Five Stairsteps,1970 Over the past couple of decades scientistsRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #20: Keep it Moving! An old African proverb says “If you watch your pot, your food will not burn”. To drive the point home, Benjamin Franklin said “An ounceRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #27– Get in Agreement with Mother Nature! “Always respect Mother Nature. Especially when she weighs 400 pounds and is guarding her baby.” ― James Rollins, Author One of the best things aboutRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year.

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #25: Color Me Healthy Pt.2 “Breakfast cereals that come in the same colors as polyester leisure suits make oversleeping a virtue”—Fran Lebowitz, Journalist Each year in June we celebrateRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions For Each Week of The Year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #16 Think Nutrient Dense! “Them belly full but we hungry” – Bob Marley, 1975 Let’s spring into this new season with 3 simple, “can-do” healthy habits to live healthierRead More

What is Holistic Healing?

What exactly is “holistic healing?” ho·lis·tic  [hō lis tik] > Relating to, or concerned with, complete systems rather than with the analysis, treatment, and/or dissection of the whole, into parts. > Holistic medicine treats both the mind and the body,Read More

Herbs, Crystals & The Zodiac: Your Roadmap to Health

Herbs are a natural part of Creation, given to us to heal everything from A-to-Z.  Nature also provides us with Crystals and gemstones which are mined from the earth to use as tools to help us maintain our health, spiritualRead More

Healing Your Digestive Issues: Kitchen Herbology

Most of the illnesses and dis-eases we experience are a direct result of the types of foods we eat.  Let’s not sit on what we learn, but instead put it into practice. A place in our homes that is burstingRead More

Sleep Tight

“My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.” – Marlo Thomas I am delighted to once again join my Harlem News family afterRead More

Pay Attention to “Inattentional Blindness”!

The other day I was running late for an appointment, as I dashed up the subway escalator trying to make it onto the platform before the train pulled away. There was a young man probably in his late twenties aRead More