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9 Ways to Show Up and Help Your Community

From time to time, we will have to face scary situations where a light at the end of the tunnel seems like a distant dream. That’s just a fact of life. But one thing that remains tried and true is that leaning on our community can offer a sense of security that acts as a…

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A Definitive Guide to Dealing With Coronavirus

So, unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard of coronavirus, the mysterious, rapidly-spreading illness that has just been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Did you know that the term coronavirus (CoV) actually refers to a large family of viruses that can be responsible for a range of…

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Toxic Shock Syndrome Is Not Just a Women’s Issue

In 2013, news spread that an innocent 14-year-old girl named Natasha Scott-Falber suddenly fell ill and died in the United Kingdom, leaving her family shocked and heartbroken. Initially, Scott-Falber was thought to have died from blood poisoning; however, her family discovered that her illness came only days after the first time she ever used a…

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Your Disease Does Not Have You

Sabiha Mahmoud is a relentless activist, a photojournalist, a filmmaker, a cartoonist, and a wonderful mother living in the United Kingdom. She recently published this moving open letter about illness- from those suffering to those care-taking.  Dear comrades and friends, In the past months I have been and still am witnessing another kind of suffering, the…

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