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Bone Appetit

Photo by Bluebird Provisions on Unsplash The first rainy days of the year always seem like a good excuse for soup, and a good soup starts with a good homemade stock. Bone broth is a remarkably easy and healthy way…

High Anxiety

Photo by Joice Kelly on Unsplash The World Health Organization published a report last spring stating that since the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic, global anxiety levels have risen by as much as 25 percent. Anxiety over contraction of the…

An Insensitive Subject

Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash One of the biggest problems with talking about suicide is that we’re not very good at talking about suicide. In many cases, it’s seen as a sensitive subject that should be discussed very carefully,…

SoHum Health Makes Opioid Honor Roll

SoHum Health makes Cal Hospital Compare’s 2021 Opioid Honor Roll for Work Combatting Opioid Addiction in Southern Humboldt California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, along with Cal Hospital Compare, recognized hospitals across California for their…

Peter Stern

With over 40 years working in natural healthcare in the Southern Humboldt community, Naturopathic Doctor, Licensed Acupuncturist, and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Peter Stern has seen his practice grow from 1 or 2 patients a day to a bustling…

Kent Scown

Kent Scown, Chief Operations Officer for the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District is a Humboldt native who graduated from South Fork High School in 1977. He subsequently earned a degree in Music from Humboldt State University, before becoming an integral member…

Go Have A Laugh

Photo by kazuend on Unsplash Despite what you might have heard, laughter is not the best medicine: if it was, some pharmaceutical company would probably figure out how to patent it. Laughter is, however, an exceptional way to relieve stress…

Carolyn Eldridge

“Birth is such an intimate time, and it often brings up stuff from our past, and if you have the right people with you, it can be healing. You can find a way to feel your energy and your power.”…

The Scrolling of Doom

Photo by Rob Hampson on Unsplash Doom scrolling (or, even better, doom surfing) is the act of endlessly dragging yourself through the news feed on your phone or computer while slowly being overwhelmed by the volume of negative, depressing, or…

SoHum Health Foundation Brings New Outdoor Fitness Zone to Southern Humboldt Community Park

Photo caption: SoHum Health Foundation Board members and staff celebrate the opening of the Fitness Zone at Southern Humboldt Community Park. SoHum Health Foundation and Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District have collaborated to bring a new outdoor Fitness Zone to…