April 15, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (aka coronavirus, covid, or miss rona)

has impacted so many in just 3 short months. 

Not only has it highlighted how broken the US healthcare system is, but it has also disproportionately impacted vulnerable populations and people of color,...

February 27, 2020

Like many of my fellow people of color, I wasn't raise in a vegan household. Growing up, it wasn't really something any of the black people I knew, did. And I completely agreed with this notion until about 2 years ago.

It might have been a combination of being...

January 29, 2020

Okay so it's almost February. How have your resolutions been going so far??

Well, wherever you are in your health and wellness journey, I have 2 more tips for you!

[Part 2]

In my last post, I told you that there are 5 tips that I've been using to succeed in my resolutions...

January 8, 2020

Happy New Year everyone!

As we all know, this is a very special new year, because it's the start of a brand new decade! So here's to 2020! This is YOUR year!

And if you're like me, you probably have a list of a million and one goals that you plan to work toward this year...

October 16, 2019

Vaping. Its nothing new. E-cigarettes have been used as alternatives to tobacco for years! But in recent months, its become a public health crisis. You may be aware of all of the negative attention that vaping has received in the news. in fact, there have been around 1...

September 29, 2019

There isn't always sun right after the storm. Its been a few weeks since Hurricane Dorian. In the wake of Hurricane Dorian's landfall on the Abaco Islands has resulted in some of the worst destruction by a natural disaster to impact the Bahamas. 

But while physical dest...

September 9, 2019

Okay... so compliance isn't the SEXIEST topic in public health, but its important because it keeps people from making bad decisions and taking advantage of the complex healthcare system.

Think about it this way...the biggest breach of health information was in 2015, aff...

September 9, 2019

Prevention and primary care are the focus of affordable healthcare, but it feels nearly impossible to get. I live in Boston, one of the, if not THE largest healthcare city in the country. The average wait time for a primary care provider is 52 days. Thats 14 times long...

September 9, 2019

Physical inactivity is the FOURTH leading cause of death in the U.S... and the way my life is set up right now, I'm headed toward the grave!

Did ya'll know choosing to not do shit everyday can lead to 

  • Cancer

  • Anxiety & Depression (I think our generation suffers...

February 20, 2019

As someone who has been an employee of several parts of the U.S healthcare system, I believe that the healthcare system's biggest problem is not poor systems or processes. Its people. 

People are the one factor that's nearly impossible to redesign and control. This...

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