Health

BAGGA purse is typically considered a woman’s most prized possession.  Whether it is used for a fashion statement or for storing items needed throughout the day, a purse can also be a causative factor of pain.  

Depending on the weight of the bag, the items that may be placed inside, and the length of time wearing the bag can leave you susceptible to injury.  Starting from the top of the head down we will review a few areas that are strained with long-term purse wear.  

The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi, www.abpsi.org) and Community Healing Network, Inc. (CHN, www.communityhealingnet.org) announced today that psychologists in more than 20 cities in the United States and around the world will launch Emotional Emancipation Circles in connection with the 6th annual celebration of Community Healing Days, October 18, 19, and 20, 2013.

Emotional Emancipation (EE) Circles are a culturally-grounded, research-based process to help Black people overcome the lie of Black inferiority and the emotional legacies of enslavement and racism. EE Circles are designed to create safe spaces in which Black people can work together to heal from internalized racism and historical trauma.

The county is scheduled to host and support a number of events to raise awareness of breast cancer in October.

“We are committed to raising awareness of breast cancer, and join all members of our community and our loved ones in supporting programs that help save lives and give hope,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez last month.

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is aiming to make fitness fun for children ages six to 14 by inviting parents to enroll them in its “Fit2Play®: Health, Wellness and Obesity Prevention” After-School and Out-of-School Program”, which is currently underway.

The program is designed for kids to discover the “fun” in fitness and develop healthy habits for a lifetime. It includes supervised activities focused on fitness, nutrition and wellness, plus developing appreciation of nature, science and the cultural arts.

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