I once saw my wheelchair as a deterrent to my dancing. Now. I’ve learned to embrace this new reality.
The FDA just announced it plans to crack down on retailers who sell JUULs and other e-cigarettes to minors.
Is Walmart throwing trivial gestures at the opioid epidemic, or are they in the right?
I figured once I looked better, I would feel better too. But, I didn’t.
Several Oakland schools tested with high counts of lead–far above federal health standards.
Mass shootings have become an epidemic in the United States. In response to the recent shooting in Texas, Trump said he thinks that “mental health is the problem here.” He specifically said “this isn’t a guns situation.”
In my family’s minds, muscles are a kind of insurance policy against the dangers black men face.
We have statistics challenging us to leave our area and find a better one, but as the saying goes: there’s no place like home.
Here’s what I hear from everyone in my family: “Why you so skinny?” “Boy you thiiin!” “Get some meat on your bones.” Okay, I know I’m skinny. But bringing it up at every family gathering doesn’t change anything.