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Getting out of our own way

Getting out of our own way

Nov. 27 | Doing better requires that we confront our self-defeating behaviors   It’s hard not to notice the plight that Black people are in across the nation — well, across the world. However, let’s focus solely on America. Black people are always...

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Jul. 10 | Lack of healthy sleep has an impact on your emotional, physical and spiritual health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic and 50-70 million Americans have sleeping impairment....

What is depression?

What is depression?

Sep. 11 |           By Dr. Dionne Hart, MD The brain is vital to thinking, personality, mood, and daily function. Much of the brain’s functions remains a mystery; however, there is evidence depression is related to chemical changes...

Little Black girls need daddies, too

Little Black girls need daddies, too

Aug. 28 | As the emotional impact of the George Zimmerman murder acquittal begins to settle, the focus has once again returned to the importance of having healthy men in the lives of young Black boys. This has been the same focus since the 1980s. Rightfully...

What is­ bariatric surgery?

What is­ bariatric surgery?

Aug. 14 | By Dr. Laura July, MD                   Bariatric surgery is also called weight-loss surgery. These are procedures performed on dangerously obese people for the purpose of losing weight.   Why should...

How to get all the vitamin D you need

How to get all the vitamin D you need

Jul. 10 |       Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural...

Better Way To Life founder finds fulfillment helping the homeless

Better Way To Life founder finds fulfillment helping the homeless

May. 22 | News Analysis By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer McKayla DuJour It is the job of politicians, more than actually solving the public’s problems, to make sweeping statements about how well they supposedly are solving the public’s problems. That’s...

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

May. 8 | Currently, in social service circles across the nation the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is becoming a focal point on understanding and treating clients. Dr. Vincent J. Felitti originally conducted the ACE study in 1985. The original...

Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Feb. 20 | Mental Health First Aid provides the needed skills By Vickie Evans-Nash MSR Editor-in-Chief First aid and CPR classes have been taught across the nation for years now, giving people with no medical training lifesaving skills in the event of a medical...

Join me on a journey to a new and better self

Join me on a journey to a new and better self

Oct. 10 |   Years ago, after I delivered my wonderful daughter, I found myself eating out of depression; love of course played a part, but so did broken dreams. I also felt anxious, overwhelmed, and at times hopeless. When my daughter was three months...