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David Holtgrave

Shaping the Next Administration's Response to HIV in the U.S.

David Holtgrave | May 3, 2016 | Healthy Living
Reasonable people may disagree on the details of how best to address the U.S. epidemic through 2025, but we hope that everyone will agree it is time to truly "end AIDS" in the U.S., and that the next administration has an absolutely critical role to play in writing that history.
Caroline Beaton

7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

Caroline Beaton | May 3, 2016 | Healthy Living
In the broadest sense, conscientious people have a knack for avoiding behaviors that will damage their long-term happiness and success. Here are seven things they don't do:
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Ask JJ: Chronic Inflammation

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | May 2, 2016 | Healthy Living
Altogether, this becomes bad news for your overall health and your waistline in many ways, including knocking these fat-regulating hormones out of whack:
Amy Morin

7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early

Amy Morin | May 2, 2016 | Healthy Living
While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few hours of sleep today can have serious consequences tomorrow. Here are seven reasons why the most productive people go to bed early:
Dr. Travis Bradberry

8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ

Dr. Travis Bradberry | May 2, 2016 | Business
We often think of body language as the result of our attitude or how we feel. This is true, but psychologists have also shown that the reverse is true: changing your body language changes your attitude.
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Combating Latino Health Disparities Through Nutrition Education & Cooking

Linda Novick O'Keefe | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Social determinants of health (SDOH), as identified by the CDC, are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Three Indulgences That May Be Healthy... or Not

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Luckily, research shows that some of the indulgences we let ourselves enjoy may actually have health benefits. However, the information in the media can be confusing - and downright contradictory at times. So here's what the science really says.
Science of Us

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

Science of Us | April 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
A handful of recent studies have tried to answer what every runner, whether pro or hobbyist, has no doubt been asked by friends and family: What on earth do you think about while you're out there for so many miles?
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

When Disease Names Honor the Infamous

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | April 27, 2016 | Healthy Living
. The discussion was difficult; by the end of the session, all of us were in tears. However, at no time during that visit were the names Julius Hallervorden and Hugo Spatz mentioned. Having read about them, I've erased the eponym bearing their names from my database.
Shannon M. Clark, MD

40 Isn't the New 30 When It Comes to Your Ovaries

Shannon M. Clark, MD | April 27, 2016 | Women
Forty isn't the new 30 when it comes to your ovaries, but that doesn't mean you need to have a baby before you are ready, with someone who isn't "the one", or while you are pursuing your career or life goals. It does mean, however, that you need to keep your ovaries in mind along the way.
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Ask JJ: Microbiome Balance

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | April 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
Dear JJ: I've read quite a bit about the human microbiome and its relationship to obesity and disease. I find it difficult to understand. Can you explain what it is and how I can keep it healthy?
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Low on Sleep, Teenagers Behave in Risky Ways

Dr. Michael J. Breus | April 23, 2016 | Healthy Living
If you're a parent, you know that lack of sleep can make your teen grouchy and distracted, irritable and low energy. Did you know that insufficient sleep also puts teenagers at greater risk for injury?
Jill L. Ferguson

Physical and Mental Benefits of Gardening

Jill L. Ferguson | April 22, 2016 | Healthy Living
So at the end of this week on Earth Day, help celebrate the earth and your health by digging in the dirt and planting something -- whether it be an herb in a pot for your kitchen windowsill, a vegetable in a community garden, or a flower to add more color and beauty to your space.
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

5 Ways Sleep Heals the Brain

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | April 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
Here are five ways that sleep helps our brains stay healthy and balanced:
Derek Kren

The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation That Will Keep You Up at Night

Derek Kren | April 21, 2016 | Healthy Living
Sleep deprivation is a real issue, and there are a number of consequences for not getting a good night's sleep. Here are a few of them - and steps you can take to try and overcome those sleepless struggles.
Society for Women's Health Research

12 Percent of People Will Be Diagnosed With This Life-Threatening Heart Disease

Society for Women's Health Research | April 20, 2016 | Healthy Living
Hyde is not alone in suffering from heart health issues -- in the U.S., cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of both women and men, responsible for 25 percent of deaths annually. Heart valve diseases are among the reasons for concern: five million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease every year.
Teen Vogue

Going to Live Concerts Linked With Lower Stress Levels, Study Shows

Teen Vogue | April 20, 2016 | Healthy Living
According to a study from the Centre for Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London, going to concerts can actually reduce anxiety.
Well Rounded NY

The Truth About Men's Infertility

Well Rounded NY | April 20, 2016 | Healthy Living
These studies seem to suggest our modern lifestyle could be one of the main culprits for this worldwide decline. Luckily, there are several simple changes you can make to improve and support male fertility.
Joel Kahn, M.D.

Shortened Telomeres and Heart Attacks: Lifestyle Lessons

Joel Kahn, M.D. | April 18, 2016 | Healthy Living
It is possible to measure the length of telomeres in routine practice from blood samples. There are several ways to lengthen telomeres that have been reported in humans that may be of benefit for heart attack prevention.
David Cunnington

Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

David Cunnington | April 17, 2016 | Healthy Living
Dentists working in the area of dental sleep medicine usually have a good working relationship with local sleep physicians who can assist your dentist with investigating and managing sleep disorders if needed.
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