Part-Time Facilitators (SIHLE)

Part-Time Facilitators (SIHLE)

Are you currently looking for a Part-Time Job? Do you have great communication skills? Are you African American Woman? Are you 18 years of age or older? Do you want a rewarding career helping out youth in the community? If you met all the requirements listed above, then we are definitely looking for YOU! Sisters Informing Healing Living & Empowering(SIHLE) The Philadelphia SIHLE Project, a program of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), is a healthy lifestyles workshop for young african american girls ages 14 to 18. We focus on reducing…

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Strawberries and Lemons….New Face Mask!

Strawberries and Lemons….New Face Mask!

So we all know that the harsh winter is moving out and it is time for the warmer seasons to move in. Now think about it, when you think of strawberries and lemons what is the first thing that comes to mind. When I hear about those particular fruits I think of strawberry lemonade, spring and summer, beaches, refresh, and vacation. Strawberries have a lot of great things in them including vitamins, antioxidants, and more. They also help keep blood sugar at a balance, are great for weight loss, and…

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5 Effective Ways to Reduce Stress

5 Effective Ways to Reduce Stress

When you’re at your boiling point and you just don’t know what else to do besides scream. Take a second and try some of these things to help reduce your stress, clear your mind, and not throw your computer against the wall. Yoga Even doing a short sun salutation can do wonders for your body and your mental state. It’s the breathing and the movements in yoga that allow you to become one with yourself and completely block out the world around you. Doing a simple yoga sequence for about…

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Should we be worried about Enterovirus?

Should we be worried about Enterovirus?

All you hear about on the news is Ebola, Enterovirus, and the Flu, is there any way to stay healthy this fall? Enterovirus-D68 has spread throughout the United States, and has hospitalized many children who are experiencing severe respiratory illness. Some schools have taken drastic action, shutting down to clean after children have developed the illness.   But Enterovirus-D68 is not anything new. The virus has been around for a long time, first identified in California in 1962. The virus spreads through respiratory secretions such as, saliva, nasal mucous or…

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Is The U.S. At Risk Of An Ebola Outbreak?

Is The U.S. At Risk Of An Ebola Outbreak?

As most of you are aware, the first Ebola case was reported in Texas Tuesday September 30. Thomas Duncan had gone to a Dallas hospital after showing symptoms several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia. The hospital initially sent the Duncan home with some antibiotics despite information that he had recently visited West Africa.   Duncan has since then been put into isolation and close relatives and anyone else who has been exposed to the patient is under close surveillance until Oct. 19. It takes 21…

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Coffee Can Do Wonders For Your Skin

Coffee Can Do Wonders For Your Skin

In honor of National Coffee Day, everyone should know the amazing things coffee does besides giving you your daily caffeine fix. Coffee can be used for a number of d.i.y recipes all intended to reduce under eye puffiness, cellulite, or exfoliate. The caffeine in coffee contains anti-inflammatory properties, which is what reduces puffiness and redness. So, if you struggle with under eye dark circles/puffiness, cellulite, inflammation, or dry skin, here are some great recipes that you can incorporate into your daily routine.   Exfoliating Face Scrub:   3 tablespoons of…

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A Third Ebola Patient Has Been Successully Treated

A Third Ebola Patient Has Been Successully Treated

Another patient who contracted Ebola has been treated with the experimental ZMapp drug. William Poley, 29, is a British man who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, where he was working as a volunteer nurse. On August 24, 2014, he was flown to a hospital and put in a special isolation unit where he was treated with the experimental drug ZMapp. This makes him the third patient to be successfully cured with the drug—the other two patients where American aid workers who caught the disease whilst working in Liberia. The disease…

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