Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. As mental health begins to get the type of attention and de-stigmatization it needs and deserves, there is a key piece that is often ignored: minority mental health. Since 2008, July has been designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month as a way to improve
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It’s Officially Summertime – Here are the Best Foods to Eat this Season

by Denisse Oller As the seasons change and summer is upon us, staying healthy is as important as ever. Staying active, drinking water, and getting enough rest are all part of a happy lifestyle – and smart food choices are another key element that we can’t forget. This week take
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Avoiding the Gloom

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Mental health is one of the most talked about facets of health in today’s world. As mental health issues continue to rise, we aim to provide different ways that you can help tackle one of the most prevalent forms of mental illness today – depression.
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Lower Your Intake of Fried or Greasy Foods

by Denisse Oller It is virtually impossible to go anywhere in the United States without running into a fast food joint, usually filled with a menu of fried or greasy food items. That’s why it is so important to be knowledgeable about the effects that these fried and greasy foods
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Dear Men – This June, Pay Attention to Your Health

by Denisse Oller Last week we talked about National Safety Month, but June also marks Men’s Health Month, which is designed to address easily preventable health problems as well as encourage early detection for the treatment of diseases. This month take time to learn about ways to help keep the
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Protect Your Skin This Summer

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. The sun is shining and the streets are getting warmer, which everyone knows means summer is just around the corner! Summer is a time for fun outdoor activities, spent basking in the sun. But did you know, you should protect your skin with more than
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Mother’s Day Might Have Passed But Don’t Forget National Women’s Health Week

by Denisse Oller Every May, we celebrate Mother’s Day to take a moment to appreciate the mother figure in our lives; to give thanks to the women who bore us, raised us and supported us. So, it is only fitting that Mother’s Day is at the start of National Women’s
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Check Internally this Mental Health Awareness Month

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Each May, we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month to help those living with mental or behavioral health issues, and to reduce the stigma of mental disorders that so many of us, our friends and family experience every day. Mental health is a crucial component to
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Healthy Eating for Kids

by Denisse Oller As parents, we all want our kids to grow up safe, happy, and healthy. Therefore, one of the most important things you can do to help your children is to instill healthy eating habits early in their lives. Children need a balanced diet with food from all
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Spring Cleaning: Stay Clutter-Free for your Health

by Denisse Oller The spring season brings about longer days and warmer weather, but it also hallmarks fresh starts and new beginnings. Every spring we celebrate “spring cleaning,” which inspires us to break open our closets and drawers to declutter and bring new life to neglected areas in our homes.
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