Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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#MeToo - II

For the most part, I’ve gotten positive feedback on both of my articles regarding the #MeToo movement and the issues that the movement has brought to the forefront and to our national conversation.  However, there was one letter sent to the newspaper that did not support my point of view. I did respond to the writer personally via email, but we at River Journal also decided to respond publicly to the concerns in the letter and continue this much-needed dialogue.

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#Metoo... We Are Having the Wrong Conversation

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the issues swirling around regarding the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the new and better awareness of the level of sexual harassment and abuse that women have endured.  Since then, the #Metoo movement has taken off, and raised more awareness about some very important issues regarding abuse of power and the societal norms that put certain groups at a disadvantage.

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Northwell Health Launches The Well

Striving to demystify medicine and connect consumers with personalized content they can use to make informed health care decisions, Northwell Health today announced the launch of The Well, a health-focused editorial platform committed to promoting wellness through journalistic-style editorial features, the sharing of authentic community voices and having experts answer the thorniest – and oftentimes personal – medical questions in a straightforward and approachable way.

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Gratitude, Compassion & Pride... Resolutions You Can Live With

This is the time of year when people feel the need to make resolutions for what they are going to change for the coming year, be that start up some healthier habits, cut out or reduce some unhealthy habits, finish a project, or take on a challenge. Regular gym attendees comment and snicker about how crowded the facilities get right after the holidays, but even with the best of intentions, most of these New Year’s Resolutions fall by the wayside very quickly.

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