Health/Self-care

Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

  • 01/18/2021
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The Long-Standing Call for Stronger Mental Health Systems

“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”

  • 12/23/2020
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Roxane Gay on Reproductive Freedom

NARAL Pro-choice Minnesota featured keynote speaker author Roxane Gay at its annual fundraiser December 1. She spoke virtually with Karin

  • 12/05/2020
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I Am a One-Breasted Woman

Yet, I refuse to be stigmatized.

  • 10/25/2020
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Wholeness Is…

In this time of COVID, enduring the relative isolation, I have thought about the lessons in patience and sheer endurance in Korea’s origin story.

  • 10/25/2020
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Amanda Koonjbeharry: Dancing Out of the Dark

I am able to liberate myself from constructs and systems that don’t serve me and that often oppress me and others.

  • 10/25/2020
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Releasing Secrets

I began to write, and reach out to, and speak up for those who share dark experiences.

  • 10/24/2020
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Reconnecting the Dots

The only thing in our control is how we choose to show up.

  • 10/24/2020
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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‘Patient No More’ Addresses LGBTQ+ Health Care Disparities

“Patient No More” is a new documentary airing on PBS created by local filmmaker Diana Fraser. We asked Fraser to talk about the movie, and offer a summary review.

  • 07/06/2020
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Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.

  • 06/30/2020
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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020