For five weeks in the summer, a group of inner-city high schoolers in Baltimore farm, cook, and learn leadership skills, all thanks to Mission Thrive, an innovative program co-created by The Institute for Integrative Health. Mission Thrive Summer participants, many of whom who are paid for their work on Civic Works’ Real Food Farm,...
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Trying to stay on top of health- and wellness-related news and events can be overwhelming. It’s a lot to digest (pun intended). We saved you the trouble. Here’s what happened in July, WellBe style. 1. Are you drinking cancer-linked chemicals in your water? What: The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the results of a two-year project...
To stay safe this summer, team WellBe is rethinking these three things to protect ourselves from harmful toxins. Find out why some common sunscreen ingredients aren't great for your long term health, which non-toxic bug repellent ingredients are the most effective, and why you should rethink your favorite summer sandals.
Useful links: Sunblock: Babo Botanicals SPF 30...
Psychiatry isn’t just about using medications to improve mental health. Dr. Ellen Vora, a board-certified psychiatrist at Dr. Frank Lipman’s Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City, takes a functional medicine approach to mental health, addressing root causes and considering the patient’s whole self as part of the diagnosis and care. The integrative...
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Welcome to WellBe! We’re here to inform, inspire, and empower you to take control of your health and demand a system that supports you. Hear why our founder, Adrienne Nolan-Smith, decided to start WellBe, then check out the WellBe Dictionary to find out what it means to #getwellbe.