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Mind the Gap: Mutual Benefits of Intergenerational Relationships

Posted on April 27, 2020 by TPN.health
Relationships between the elderly and young generations vary widely across cultures. As demonstrated in the high prevalence of multi-generational households in many collectivist cultures, adult children live with their own children and care for aging parents in the same household. In collectivist-leaning cultures, ties to family and the care for older family members take precedence Read more...
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Let’s Not Forget Water, Folks

Posted on April 21, 2020 by TPN.health
Water–indispensable. It makes up 71% of the earth’s surface and 55-75% of the human body, depending on age. In addition to the necessity of clean water for consumption and cleaning, water’s role in keeping the whole human body healthy extends even farther. We can also use it for play and exercise, each of which has Read more...
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Green Matters: A Look at Nature’s Role in Mental Health

Posted on April 20, 2020 by TPN.health
There is no question that the relationship between humans and nature presents a withstanding duality. While nature’s elements , such as agents of disease and natural disasters, are the cause of many ailments and fatalities, humans are dependent upon physiological exchange with nature for food, clean water, air, and a myriad of other health benefits. Read more...
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How Close is Too Close?: This Is Not About Social Distancing

Posted on April 14, 2020 by TPN.health
No matter where or how folks are existing during COVID-19, there is no question that potentially triggering challenges may arise. The collective is thinking about having enough, getting needs met, the future, and the indefinite uncertainties around these things. With so much unknown and out of individuals’ control, what is certain is that today many Read more...
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STDs: Physical, Psychological, and Social

Posted on April 10, 2020 by TPN.health
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), while physical in nature, incorporate a breadth of social and psychological contributing factors and consequences. In recent years, sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are more common than ever with reported cases reaching a record high at 2,457,188 cases in 2018 (2019). No one who is sexually active is exempt Read more...
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What We Know and Room to Grow: Sexual Violence in the U.S.

Posted on April 6, 2020 by TPN.health
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, TPN.Health is sharing the some of the realities around sexual violence in the United States. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), sexual violence includes rape, sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment, unwanted sexual touch or contact, masturbating in public spaces, exposing sexual body parts and sharing Read more...
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