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Born a journalist

Born a journalist

By Catholic Partnership Schools Healthy Courier reporters | As a young child, Arlene Notoro Morgan constantly asked questions. On Friday nights, she and her best friend even played “newspaper reporter.” “I was born a journalist,” says Ms. Morgan, who was a reporter...
Putting trees on the to-do list 

Putting trees on the to-do list 

By Eleanor Emlen Healthy Roar reporters | When Joe Caesar was growing up, his mother led cleanup projects in their North Philadelphia neighborhood. She often brought Joe along, and he’d pick up trash and plant trees and flowers, he says.  Those early experiences set...
Eating locally grown food 

Eating locally grown food 

By Cole Manor Healthy Comet reporters | When people visit their grocery store these days, a lot of them are looking for food that is “locally grown.” Experts say that being mindful of where your food comes from can benefit both your own health and the environment. ...
Climate change can make breathing harder

Climate change can make breathing harder

By Navah, Alexis, Kai, and Daniel, East Norriton Bulldog Bulletin | When Dr. Tyra Bryant-Stephens started practicing medicine more than 25 years ago, climate change was not on her radar, she says. Her main concern was protecting children with asthma from poor air...
Ways to cope with eco-anxiety

Ways to cope with eco-anxiety

By Healthy Trailblazer Journal reporters | Climate change is making some people uneasy, concerned, and fearful. There’s a term for this feeling: eco-anxiety. Amia Hines, a psychotherapist with The Ladipo Group in Philadelphia, says eco-anxiety is caused by “things we...

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