Strategies for Educating Low-Income Populations on Nutrition

Strategies for Educating Low-Income Populations on Nutrition

Most people “know” that good nutrition is linked to better health. Yet, folks are often very confused as to what exactly eating “healthy” means, let alone how to begin making positive changes in their own lives. Even those who understand basic nutrition and want to make better choices, may find it incredibly difficult to actually do so.   

Empowering Self-Care for GEMS

Empowering Self-Care for GEMS

The commercial sexual exploitation of girls doesn’t happen in a vacuum. There are 100,000 to 300,000 children at risk of commercial sexual exploitation each year in the United States. In New York City alone there are an estimated 2,200 children victimized annually. Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

5 Ways to Counteract Physician Burnout

5 Ways to Counteract Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is real! Are you growing tired of feeling tired? It's important to recognize the signs before it's too late. Here are five ways to counteract burnout!

The False "Free Will": Burying the moral eating hatchet

The False "Free Will": Burying the moral eating hatchet

When it comes to food, many of us wage a constant war against our own free will. We berate ourselves when we fail to make the "right" food choices. Why do we attach morality to eating? Here are five ways to bury that hatchet and make peace with eating!

2 Women's Rights You Need to Fight For

2 Women's Rights You Need to Fight For

Joining the cause for women’s rights starts by honoring your own rights. And that starts with making choices in honor of your health, rather that at the expense of it, and it starts with fighting for these two rights...