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Health News: How to stay active and connected while remaining safe during the pandemic

(BPT) - As 2021 approaches, the importance and urgency of physical and mental health are at an all-time-high due to COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Regular physical activity helps you feel better, sleep better...

Amid COVID and Racial Unrest, Black Churches Put Faith in Mental Health Care

December 1, 2020 Wilma Mayfield used to visit a senior center in Durham, North Carolina, four days a week and attend Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church on Sundays, a ritual she’s maintained for nearly half a century. But over the past...

Family Mourns Man With Mental Illness Killed by Police and Calls for Change

Brett Sholtis, WITF November 19, 2020 Rulennis Muñoz remembers the phone ringing on Sept. 13. Her mother was calling from the car, frustrated. Rulennis could also hear her brother Ricardo shouting in the background. Her mom told her that Ricardo, who...

How you can help veterans every day

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Purdue University As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the number of these heroes who are ending their own lives prematurely is rising. In the general population, suicide is...

Walter Wallace shooting: Man reportedly armed with knife shot, killed by police in Philadelphia-protests erupt

Police shot and killed Walter Wallace on a West Philadelphia street Monday afternoon after yelling at him repeatedly to drop his knife.  Video of the fatal confrontation recorded by a bystander and posted on social media shows officers pointing...

‘You’re Going to Release Him When He Was Hurting Himself?’

Brett Dahlberg September 30, 2020 When Joe Prude called Rochester, New York, police to report his brother missing, he was struggling to understand why Daniel Prude had been released from the hospital hours earlier. Joe Prude described his brother’s suicidal behavior. “He...

Bodycam Video Of Ventnor Police Fatal Shooting Of Amir Johnson (FULL VIDEO) Warning: Graphic

Police shot and killed  Amir Johnson a Pennsylvania man during a confrontation in Ventnor, N.J., in August. Bodycam footage is just being made public which shows a rambling Johnson, potentially suffering a mental or medical health episode, walking erratically...

Black American anxiety at all-time high, experts say

In the weeks following the graphic video of George Floyd pinned under the knee of a now former Minneapolis police officer, U.S. Census Bureau data found that anxiety among Black Americans had increased by 26% and depression increased by...
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Remarkable -Biden calling Republicans fascists is like the pot calling the kettle black 8/28/22

At a rally in front of Democratic donors, President Joe Biden called out those he labels as extreme Republicans,...
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