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I'm not exactly sure what came over me when I decided to sign up for the upcoming Detroit Free Press International Half Marathon this coming October. Perhaps it was the fact that I ran it exactly 10 years ago and figured, "why not do it again?" Or maybe it was the allure of having a goal to work towards over the next few months. Either way, my running routine and gear needed some refining and upgrading, as I fully knew the casual 5k I typically do with friends during the winter months wasn't exactly going to carry me through to the 13.1 finish line as a happy and healthy runner.

Summer break for students means spending days outside with friends, making memories with family and taking some time to relax and enjoy being a kid. But the change in routine for some who thrive in predictable environments can also be a bit difficult, especially when it comes to mental health. Come along as we explore how parents can ensure their children have a healthy and enriching summer, thanks to the expertise of Dr. Charletta Dennis, Medical Director for Priority Health and author of Anxiety Unmasked During the COVID-19 Pandemic, A Global Mental Health Concern.

When you think of the many ways to enjoy cannabis, intimacy might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But perhaps it should be. New research is shedding more light on the relationship between cannabis, CBD and intimacy. To learn more, we connected with Nisha McKenzie PA-C, Sex Educator, AASECT Certified Sexuality Counselor and Founder and Owner of Women's+ Health Collective.

Vitamins and supplements have increased in popularity over the years, with over half the population regularly taking at least one vitamin or supplement product. While used as a way to "supplement" our diet, just eating a nutrient-rich diet still sees a need for extra supplementation in many of us. Vitamins and supplements are used for many specific reasons: To increase metabolism and energy production, support the immune system and to produce hormones. Many symptoms can be related to a nutrient deficiency, including:

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