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Leave It To The Pros! When Do You Need Professional Help?

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) As much as many of us would like to, we tend to understand that most people aren’t able to do everything by themselves. No man is an island, as the old saying goes. We all know how important it is to ask for help when you need it from your friends and family. But […]

Identifying (And Breaking) Destructive Cycles.

March 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There are many reasons why you – or someone you care about – might fall into a destructive cycle of behavior. Finding the cause is something to consider, but only when you have outright confronted the actual problem. Of course, to do that, you need to know what the problem actually is. What Is […]

Saving Hearts and Lives in the Black Community.

March 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Our heart is the engine that keeps our body running. That’s why problems with the heart—such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure or heart failure—can significantly impact a person’s well-being, and, at worst, be life-threatening. During February, American Heart Month, we were able to shine a spotlight on heart disease, the leading […]

Neonatal Mortality – Quiet Crisis of The Black Community.

March 29, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In my years working in healthcare, I have been blessed to see patients celebrate happy moments, but I have also witnessed times of profound grief. The loss of a baby is one such example that deals a devastating blow to our families, healthcare providers, communities and nation as a whole. Most newborns grow […]

A Career As A Racing Driver Isn’t Impossible.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Unlike most kids, you didn’t want to play football or basketball – you wanted to drive. But, you couldn’t because you were too young, so you idealized racing car drivers instead. And, as the years went on, you vowed to work in the industry no matter the cost. Over time, though the dream became […]

Golf: Easier Than You Think?

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Sports, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) We all know that golf is a game of skill. Enjoyed by millions of us around the world, it’s one of the most popular sports that we enjoy in our leisure time. Compared to some sports, golf is perhaps one of the easiest ones for beginners to learn. However, some folks believe that golf […]

Rep. Paul Ryan Wins, American Health Care Off The Table.

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka “Ryancare,” was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support — of 17 percent of Americans. Had it […]

Barack Hussein Obama’ legacy: More horrifically unruly students.

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as often as their Latino peers and more than 10 times as often as their Asian peers. According to former Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, the “huge disparity […]

American Healthcare Act Not Supported By The House Freedom Caucus.

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The House Freedom Caucus and its chairman, North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows, are taking flak, many saying they are responsible for the failure to pass the American Health Care Act. With all other Republicans on board, a big assumption, the votes of the 29 members of the Freedom Caucus could have made […]

2017: A Week of Gratitude.

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There are so many interesting positive psychology exercises that I love to do, but one of my favorites is the three blessings exercise. It is so simple to do on an everyday basis, and it actually has health benefits. So here’s what you do. Before you go to sleep, take out a journal, a […]

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