Posts Tagged as "health"

Teens and Stress

April 23, 2014 / By
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The APA says stress can either be an immediate reaction to something temporary, or an experience that can last quite a while when stressors are constant. Stressors are individual internal or external things that induce stress. Stress is dangerous when it affects someone’s ability to function normally for an extended period of time. These findings led We’Ced to a robust discussion on what stress and stressors look like locally, as well as stress management strategies.

Living With Diabetes As A Teen

December 9, 2013 / By
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Navigating my life as a young diabetic once felt like a tre flip off a nine-stair. And even though it will never again be like an ollie off a two-stair, as long as I’m in control and on my feet, doing what I need to do to land on my board, I’ll be okay.

Merced LGBT Health Forum: Youth Responses

August 29, 2013 / By
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                Photo: LGBT Health Forum by We’Ced Youth Editor’s Note: On August 8th, We’Ced Youth Media attended Merced’s first LGBT Health Forum held at the Italo-American Lodge on Main Street.

African-American Women’s Health Forum

February 12, 2013 / By
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Dr. Davis began her talk with a startling anecdote: In 1986 the Central Valley only had one doctor that accepted women with Medi-Cal. There was a perception that Medi-Cal patients were sicker or more of a hassle to handle as a patient. Around 1995 is when the perception began to shift. More monetary incentives, or funding, were being provided for Medi-Cal and data was gathered showing that families on Medi-Cal weren’t “sicker” than other families.