wellness

Hip-Hop, Mental Health and the Shame of Silence

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Record exec Shanti Das’ non-profit, ‘Silence the Shame‘ partners with Jermaine Dupri, Kwamé, DJ Trauma and more to Raise Awareness about Mental Health. As this country enters into her third month of quarantine, many people are suffering from isolation, fear, and depression. To be quite honest, professionals have noted that even before the pandemic, Americans […]

Monica Opens Up About Battling Endometriosis

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The legendary R&B singer Monica opens up about her recent experiences dealing with endometriosis. She shared that after being hospitalized numerous occasions for migraines, her ob/gyn Dr. Ceana Nazhat looked deeper into causes. After diagnosis, she went through a long 8-hour surgery to get the cysts, fibroids, and hernia removed. She told PEOPLE magazine about her […]

Spotlight: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness)

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week [February 21-27] kicks off today with different events throughout the country aimed to bring vigilance towards the issue. Eating disorders are potentially life-threatening conditions affecting around 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States according to The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). These unhealthy eating habits include […]