I believe chronic illnesses can change your life in some weird ways, but sometimes they are the best ways ever. For instance, I wouldn't have met some of the amazing people I've become such close friends with.
Social media can be a wonderful tool for connecting with our friends, family and colleagues. It can also yank us out of the present moment, bombard us with messages that aren't helpful, and leave us feeling overwhelmed and unwell. How do we find a balance?
have been married to my wife for 40 years. She went through menopause in her early 40s. She had breast cancer two years before menopause. The creams didn't really work, sex just wasn't the same. Since she had breast cancer, HRT is out.
Millennials (18-33 year olds) and Generation X (34-46 year olds) are now called Generation Stress. That's because for the last three years, the American Psychological Association's research on stress has found Millennials to be the most stressed demographic in America, with Generation X coming in a close second.
First impressions can be powerful and long-lasting, so you'd think they would take a lot of time and consideration when being formed. Sadly, that's not the case.
As if the perks to all your yoga poses aren't good enough, we've got a sexy revelation for you: Many poses can help you have better sex and feel more confident in the bedroom.
If we as a country want to look for real innovation, let's look for policymakers with strong nonpartisan leadership skills, who can bridge this gap, and work to protect human health.
For my contemporaries, let's remember to be more introspective, less harsh on ourselves with our follies and less aggrandizing with our accomplishments. Listen, do not compare, connect and remember -- we have a purpose.
Sad, but true: I can't remember the last time I ordered pasta when I was out to eat. It's not because I don't love the stuff. But with simple carbs (read: white pasta) getting slammed by dietitians and doctors alike in recent years, I've trained myself to pass right over the noodle offerings.
The message of this documentary is clear: It's time that the addiction/substance use disorder treatment system enter the 21st century and put patients, not profit, first.
As a working "professional" who spends way too much time writing articles, drinking coffee, and listlessly staring off into the unknown, I find it difficult to carve out some gym time to make those gains I've heard so much about. Sound familiar?
This is the first generation of American children expected to live shorter lives than their parents. If that's not a call to action, I don't know what is.
Despite how you feel, there are five ways to shift your attitude toward your daily workout. These tricks will not only make it easier to hit the gym, but the quality of your workout will also skyrocket.
This month marked a major milestone for suicide prevention when the Golden Gate Bridge board of directors approved the first funding toward construction of a suicide barrier on the San Francisco landmark.
You don't necessarily need to flush your brand new iPhone down the toilet or vow to never, ever tweet again. Things don't have to be that black or white. But you can take specific steps to create a healthier, more balanced relationship with your phone -- and all forms of technology, for that matter.
How do you know when it's time to end a life? As we wait and see how our 53-year old brother, Kevin, responds to his second brain surgery, this is the question looming above the scenarios offered by the neurosurgeon.
Maybe the biggest recent revolution in the nutrition world has been the shift from thinking of fat as public enemy number one, to recognizing that sugar is the real culprit -- implicated in everything from chronic inflammation to high cholesterol.
For years, women of color and low-income women have heard this patriarchal message from various messengers implying that we are naive, misguided, and lack the intellectual capacity to make personal, critical, often difficult, informed decisions about our lives in general and our bodies more specifically.
As much as we love that so fresh, so clean feeling, if you have any willpower, wean yourself off cotton swabs. They do much more harm than good, and excessive ear cleaning will almost certainly land you in the doctor's office