How To Take Charge Of Your Mental Health

Our nation is sharing in an experience with the COVID-19 crisis that will serve to reshape the future of our communities, our work, our families, and each and every individual. With so much attention focused on the diagnosis and treatment related to the virus, we recognize that those feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, and even […]

Figgers Foundation Donates 700K Units of PPE to Healthcare Workers

The Figgers Foundation, the charitable arm of African American owned telecommunications firm Figgers Communications, aims to bring awareness and provide solutions to real life issues. Committed to making the world a better place by donating a percentage of the company’s profits to pro-social efforts, philanthropist and CEO Freddie Figgers has spearheaded a campaign to provide critical assistance to thousands […]

How To Build A Women’s Health Toolkit During The COVID-19 Crisis

Want an appointment for your vaginal health issues? Many doctors’ offices are shutting down for anything other than emergency care or diagnosing and treating people for COVID-19. This leaves many women with lack of access to their doctors when experiencing non-urgent, but highly uncomfortable issues. Lauren Streicher, MD, OB/GYN at Northwestern University, encourages patients experiencing […]

1-2-3 Simple Plant-Based Food Swaps to Eat Better

How hard can it be to eat better? Go vegetarian or vegan? Give up deliciousness? Eat more greens? Purge the pantry? Whether you’re considering plant-based diet options for health reasons, or to have a lighter footprint on our environment or “just because” you want to eat foods that don’t come from animals, it’s simple to […]

Natural Remedies to Relieve Cold and Flu Symptoms

The height of flu season is upon us and many of us get sick despite our best efforts to stay healthy.  Prevention is always the best remedy with frequent hand washing, masks and vaccines being the number one defense. Unfortunately, many people still get sick.  Having the flu is miserable; but there are simple ways […]

4 Easy Tips To Boost Your Energy

Even if you try to keep to a healthy diet and work out regularly, chances are there are times of day when your energy fades, or entire days when you just don’t feel like you’re on the right track. Between the constant demands on your time from work and family, it can be tough to […]

How At-Home Allergy Treatment is Changing Lives

More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and as pollen production grows in intensity and duration due to longer freeze-free periods, that number is expected to rise. For chronic allergy sufferers, this can mean battling symptoms year-round, year after year. Allergies pose health risks beyond stuffy noses and itchy, watery eyes. Those with intense […]

‘Generation S’ PSA Calls Everyone to Help Raise Awareness of the Impact of Sickle Cell Disease

Despite being one of the most common genetic disorders in the world, patients with sickle cell disease frequently live their lives in the shadows — their voices going unheard, their condition may often go undertreated or ignored. A new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring Grammy®-nominated singer, film and Broadway star, Jordin Sparks, and five […]

6 Tips to Better Nutrition

Dr. Nicole Avena, assistant professor of neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and visiting professor of health psychology at Princeton University, explains six popular nutrition trends including sustainable snacks, new plant-based milks, prebiotics and probiotics and the latest on gummy supplements vs. traditional vitamins: 1. Matcha vs. coffee? A premium green tea powder from […]