Laughter is the Best Medicine!Mental HealthQuote for the Week

Laughter is the Best Medicine!

A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease.

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Mental Health

Mental Illness is a harsh reality to some. Many people feel that because there are no lab test, x-ray or physical manifestation of mental illness means that it is not real. The whole truth is that it is real.

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Quote for the Week

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

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About Dr O

Dwight Antonio Owens, M.D., is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his early childhood and high school education in the Atlanta Public Schools. Dr. Owens obtained a BS in Biology from Morehouse College and a M.D. from Health Science Center at Syracuse for the Medical Doctorate. After obtaining his M.D. degree he attended Mercer […]

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Dr. O gets a chance to weigh in on in an arcticle discussing the issues surrounding the impact the recession has had on minority families. Check it out here and let us know what you think! Ask Dr O – Overview

NEW Book Coming Soon: Why Black Men Cry

This up and coming book, writing by an Africa-American male Psychiatrists, makes a  valid attempt to begin discussion and dialogue about some of the most distressing issues now facing young and middle-aged black males in America. Issues such as criminal recidivism, mental illness and of course  murder-by-police officer. Yes, any discussion of these issues will […]