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COVID-19 Brings Stressful Circumstances for Business Owners

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June 30, 2020

By Monet Troche, CONTRIBUTOR COVID-19 and the Shelter-in-Place Order have affected countless lives especially small businesses and professionals. Ana Pain, a restaurant manager at Devino’s Bar and...

Officials provide update on new guidance on Coronavirus

Officials provide update on new guidance on Coronavirus
March 5, 2020

By Kyle Martin, Bay City News Service The Santa Clara Public Health Department held a news conference Tuesday to share new guidance and information regarding COVID-19, otherwise known as the novel...

Community meeting on the healthcare system

November 7, 2019

Just like beauty and fashion, health and wellness is not a one-size-fits-all. For African-American women in particular, their health concerns and needs differ from other groups which are not always addressed...

Halloween candy: More tricks than treats?

Halloween candy: More tricks than treats?
October 31, 2019

Halloween is a time for people of all ages to dress up and go door to door for candy, but trick-or-treaters may want to be cautious of hazardous tricks in their Halloween treats this year. “I do plan...

Bias training aimed at reducing moratality

October 24, 2019

Pregnancy and motherhood can be the most joyous experience in a woman’s life, but for many Black women in the United States, pregnancy is a frustrating experience that subjects them to mistreatment,...

Organizations host mental health workshop

Organizations host mental health workshop
October 17, 2019

Depending on who you ask, the connotation around mental health can change drastically. While some understand the importance of maintaining good mental health, others believe mental health is nothing more...

YouTuber Etika’s passing exposes America

YouTuber Etika’s passing exposes America
July 11, 2019

Lack of mental health awarness YouTube star Daniel Desmond “Etika” Amofah, known as a Nintendo sensation, was found dead in the East River of New York City on June 24. The cause of death was suicide...

CSUEB Cracks Down on Commuter Anxiety

CSUEB Cracks Down on Commuter Anxiety
June 20, 2019

Having a daily commute is stressful enough as it is, but having a daily commute paired with anxiety can be debilitating. California State University, East Bay is commonly called a “commuter school.”...

Medical professionals discover pain gene

Medical professionals discover pain gene
June 5, 2019

Last March, 71-year-old Jo Cameron from Scotland was found to have a rare genetic mutation where she feels no pain, that led scientists to discover a previously unknown gene that signals pain, mood and...

ENDS Use Increase Among Adolescents in the Bay Area

ENDS Use Increase Among Adolescents in the Bay Area
May 9, 2019

Adolescents in the Bay Area are among those that are highly targeted by ENDS, Electronic Nicotine Device System, also known as vaping. Public health concerns are increasing with new studies showing...

E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung

E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung
April 25, 2019

Diacetyl, an ingredient once used in popcorn to give it a rich buttery flavor, is now being used primarily in e-juice, which is consumed via e-cigarettes or vape pens. Many users are unaware of the connection...

A decline in college mental health counselors

A decline in  college mental health counselors
April 11, 2019

The California Faculty Association has decided to back up the Senate Bill 660, which helps to enforce the mental health counselors requirement on California State University campuses. The help of a...

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