Regina King’s Son Ian Alluded to Social Media Not Being ‘Healthy’ for a Week Before His Unexpected Death

More details have emerged in the wake of Regina King’s son’s untimely death. The aspiring musician and only child of the Academy Award winner committed suicide last week, days after celebrating his 26th birthday.

A week before Ian Alexander Jr.’s death, the rising star took to his Twitter account, where he shared several posts reflecting on his toxic relationship with social media. “I don’t think Instagram is healthy for me,” Alexander Jr. wrote in one post on Friday, Jan. 14, five days before his birthday.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Regina King and Ian Alexander Jr. attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Regina King and Ian Alexander Jr. attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)

In another post, he wrote, “You know that episode of SpongeBob where they go inside his brain and it’s a bunch of mini spongebobs just losing

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Springfield Clinic talks about living healthy while understanding body mass index

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A new year brings a new perspective to healthy living. Springfield Clinic‘s Dr. Jacob Hopping said understanding body mass index (BMI) can help lead to a healthier lifestyle.

According to the CDC, “body mass index (BMI) is a person’s weight in [pounds] divided by the square of height in [feet]. BMI is an inexpensive and easy screening method for weight category—underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but BMI is moderately correlated with more direct measures of body fat.”

To combat an unhealthy level of BMI, Dr. Hopping said

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Healthy Living for ME partners with Maine CDC to support pharmacists in diabetes prevention efforts

Pharmacists invited to attend informational sessions on National Diabetes Prevention Program

Healthy Living for ME is partnering with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention to help pharmacists provide their patients with more resources to prevent diabetes. Data from 2018 indicates that 10 percent of the population of Maine has diabetes and another 8 percent are aware they have prediabetes.

“We are pleased to partner with the Maine CDC to help Maine’s pharmacists learn about the National Diabetes Prevention Program and how it can help their patients. Pharmacists are often an excellent resource for their patients, and we hope the informational sessions we are providing in the coming weeks will help support them in this work,” said Maija Dyke, business & contract manager of Healthy Living for ME. 

“Prediabetes and diabetes are major health concerns for many Mainers. This partnership will help us expand Maine’s referral network for

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DAMASCUS, Va. — A Damascus woman is making it her business to help people eat healthier in the new year.

“About this time of year, our resolutions begin to fade a bit,” said Shelley Gadola. “But it’s never too late to start eating right.”

An ultra marathon runner, Gadola, 41, is helping nearly 100 people in the community stay on track with their fitness goals through a meal-prep business she started in 2018.

Sun Meal Prep allows customers to preorder weekly her homemade meals, which are not only healthy and convenient but creative. A customer favorite is “My Mama’s Cabbage Rolls,” the same recipe her mother made

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