Health & Wellness

Wealth does not protect Black Americans from poor health— in some ways, it may make them sicker.

Fans got emotional as Serena Williams played in the U.S. Open recently for likely the final time, and…

STOP THE MADNESS: UKRAINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHOULD PROMPT ACTION TO SUPPORT VITAL WORKERS

Horrific conditions facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) was in the news again.…

The Unrecognized Developmental Trauma of Early Relinquishment in Adoption

Note from Author Hello readers.  This writing is basically a paper lifted from my Master of…

The Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision should prompt action on disability rights and accessibility

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In a concurring opinion, Justice…

The healthcare system failed my mom, a retired nurse, will it fail yours?

Approximately 54.1 million Americans are 65 or older and this number is projected to increase…

The overturning of Roe v. Wade will just create more violence

It happened. The historic moment that many across the U.S. either dreaded or cheered has…

From Political Pawns to Punchlines: Leave Adoptees Out of Your Abortion Arguments (and Memes)

“We will adopt your baby” posts went viral on Twitter only days after the Supreme Court’s…

Piece by Piece: Dobbs Decision Chips Away At Privacy, Individual Rights

Since the Supreme Court of the United States fundamentally altered life for women in this…

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week is June 16-22

The unique intersection between Black Americans and cancer is a topic we can no longer…

Dispelling Common Myths about Gen Z and Cancer Risks

Cancer is what some Gen Zers might call “cheugy.” And, unfortunately, more adolescents and young adults…

Uvalde and Beyond: Addressing Mental Health Taboos in Latino Families

As the media continues to reveal the details surrounding the recent terror in Uvalde, Texas,…

Why Our “New Normal” Feels Anything But

The US surpassed one million deaths from COVID-19 in early May and appears to be…

Pirates & Mermaids: Depp/Heard trial reminds us there’s an epidemic of domestic violence within the pandemic

While the public is mesmerized by the court room spectacle of Captain Jack Sparrow versus…

A Letter To My 7-month old Daughter

Dear Zahra, On your seven-month birthday, a super massive black hole was seen at the…

Bereavement Policies Should Give Employees More Space to Grieve

“We are certainly right now in this country out of the pandemic phase,” Dr. Fauci…