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Video: Path to Wellness – Awareness

You have made it to the final episode in The Path to Wellness video series. Congratulations! Throughout this video series, you have learned how to eat well, sleep well, shop well, manage stress, get active, and how to challenge your brain. These are powerful tools to help you achieve overall wellness. However, you have gained another tool throughout the whole process: awareness. You are now aware of what your body needs for optimal function. You are also becoming aware of what...

Video: Path to Wellness – Sleep Hygiene

One in three Americans are reportedly not getting enough sleep. Yet sleep and stress management go hand in hand. Poor sleep can lead to high stress and high stress can lead to poor sleep. It is a vivacious cycle for many. So today, we are talking with Dr. Rupa Mahadevan and Dr. Karen Pendleton to unpack the benefits of sleep on immune function and overall health and tips on how to increase sleep quality. We discuss healthy supplements and natural remedies to...

MLK Received Grant from Fund for Health Equity

MLK Health Center & Pharmacy is excited to announce it was included among the awardees of the first round of grants issued by Direct Relief’s Fund for Health Equity, which mobilizes financial resources for community health centers, free and charitable clinics, and other nonprofit organizations focused on non-clinical interventions that affect a person’s health – commonly known as the social determinants of health, these factors include a person’s physical, social, political, cultural, and economic environments. The grants were awarded...

Video: Path to Wellness – Mental Health

We cannot talk about overall wellness without talking about stress management and mental health. For part 8 of the Path to Wellness we sat down with Clint Davis of Clint Davis Counseling, LLC, to discuss the importance of investing in our mental health. Clint gives us tools to differentiate between everyday stress and toxic stress and how to identify past traumas. We learn two coping techniques to manage anxiety and stress and the importance of setting healthy boundaries in relationships. There...