Health & Wellness

Four Buddhist virtues to renew love for our country, work, and fellow Americans in stressful times

Magha Puja, a Buddhist holiday two days after Valentine’s Day, honors the teachings of the…

We are COVID’s collateral damage. And we are legion.

My father’s hand was softer than I expected – tender in a way that told…

As Omicron Surges, Clear Guidelines Are Needed for COVID-19 Testing

Currently, there is a great deal of confusion among the public and government officials regarding COVID-19 testing…

260 Black Americans’ lives are lost every day. A culturally competent healthcare system could change that.

Last week, Bloomberg shared a report based on records from a medical center in Chicago…

Mental Health Matters

In the past decade, society’s focus on mental health issues has taken on a new…

My 5-Year-Old was Suspended for Having a Tantrum

I am a concerned parent with a Kindergartener in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.…

Will You Still Love Me When I’m 64?

Recently, in response to And Just Like That…, HBO Max’s Sex and the City reboot,…

The Surprising Truth Behind Surprise Medical Bills

If you have ever received an unexpected medical bill, it may be time to stop…

To ‘Build Back Better,’ We Must End Homelessness

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare both the importance and scarcity of…

Student Self-Disclosure During Virtual Learning

As the Omicron variant continues its spread, the fact that the U.S. just reached an…

No Way Home: Helping Young People Navigate Grief

As a Marvel fan, therapist, and assistant professor in counseling, I was moved by the…

Though the Future of The Build Back Better Plan is Uncertain, We Must Consider Why Four Weeks of Paid Family Leave Is Only a Starting Point

In the United States, we prefer short-term remedies over solutions. As a global leader, we…

It’s Christmas and my son is dying in Stateville Correctional Center.

 Johnny is in dire need of a kidney transplant. His precarious health is now in…

Science is Not Lying to You

The appearance of Omicron as the newest variant of COVID-19 is likely to further increase…

Wake Up Elder America, It’s Time to Tell Doctors How You Need to Be Treated

When television and film actress Sarah Jessica Parker, who turns 57 in March, dared to…