Tag Archives: health

Iris Crawford on the left in the Zoom screen with Dr. Gerard Jenkins on the right also on Zoom.

Questions About the Delta Variant? Dr. Jenkins of Native American Health Center Answers Them

A year ago, we spoke with Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Director of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco as part of our public discussion forum, Oakland Voices Tonight. Last week,[Read more]
a poster of MF Doom in a mask with the words doomsday vibes.

Bay Area’s hip-hop insiders say loss of artists are not isolated issues, long-term health needs to be addressed

Members of the hip-hop community are recognizing that a conversation about health and wellness for artists has become increasingly more important. As millions of people commiserate and share their remembrances online for their favorite artists,[Read more]
the back of a trailer is filled with beautiful plants and a green grassy rooftop

Planterday Focuses on Bringing Mental Health Awareness, One Mobile Plant Sale at a Time

Plant therapy is a powerful way to strengthen mental health, boost immunity, anxiety and depression. This kind of therapy has especially bloomed during the midst of the pandemic. With this past year’s rise in gardening-focused[Read more]