25 Delectable Detox Smoothies

Sip your body back to good health Simple sippables Forget everything you thought you knew about a liquid detox. These easy, 1-step smoothies are bursting with good health, and you definitely won’t have to plug your nose while drinking. We asked 6 of our favorite smoothie gurus what their favorite, most flavorful flushes were, andRead More

Beat 11 Summer Health Hazards

Ah summer! Who doesn’t love long days of backyard barbecues and walks on the beach? If you’re like us, you don’t want to spend even one of those days either sick or injured—or let’s face it—worrying about getting sick or injured. So here’s our guide to summer hazards, including ones that you can stop worryingRead More

An Unscientific Argument For Wearing Perfume

Chanel no. 5 anyone? It’s been known for awhile that pleasant odors can lead to a higher perception of appearance, but what’s unknown is whether odor influences the actual visual perceptions of facial features. Like whether a person has more wrinkles and blemishes. To test this, researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center had 18Read More

Medicare Coverage Ban on Sex-Change Surgery Lifted

Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries, a U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures as a medically necessary and effective treatment for individuals who do not identify with their biological sex. Ruling in favor ofRead More

Dr. James Peterson

Writers write, teachers teach, activists act … but a good scholar does all of the above. – dr. james peterson Dr. James Peterson (Duke ’93, UPENN ‘03) is the Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. He is also the founder of Hip-Hop Scholars, LLC, an association of Hip-Hop generationalRead More

Street To Street, Inc.

Spring is finally here! (we hope) Now in our 3rd year of operation, Street To Street is ready to get to work again. As most of you know, we are a 501(c )(3) nonprofit incorporated in the District of Columbia to create employment, education and housing opportunities. Over the past two years, we have builtRead More