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Harold Wimmer

Is Quitting Smoking Your New Year's Resolution?
Now Is the Time to Make Some Serious #SquadGoals

Harold Wimmer | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
This coming New Year's Eve, millions of Americans will make a resolution to quit smoking with the goal of stubbing out their last cigarette on January 1st. Take advantage of having your loved ones around you during the holiday festivities to declare your resolution to quit smoking and build up...
The University of Central Florida Forum

Help is Here if You Are Experiencing the 'Fear of Missing Out'

The University of Central Florida Forum | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Nathan Vink UCF Forum columnist Technology is an amazing thing. The quickness that the cell phone went from a brick with an antenna to an all-in-one sophisticated computer, camera and recording device is astounding. If you are in your 30s or older, you know a time when there...
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Does Diet Soda Cause Weight Gain?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
Artificial sweeteners were designed to keep food and drinks' sweet taste while doing away with excess sugar's unwanted effects, such as weight gain, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Sweet tasting drinks without calories seemed like a win-win. And...
Linda Lauren

Ways the Color Red Helps

Linda Lauren | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
At this time of year, we see a lot of the color red, but do you know what that color might mean, and how it may influence us in our daily lives? I have been a color and energy expert for decades. My...
Shannon Bindler

How to Nail a Job Interview with Meditation

Shannon Bindler | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
Nobody likes interviews, but they are inescapably a central part of modern life. A job interview is likely to trigger the "fight or flight" response in many people, causing a surge of adrenaline. The hormonal rush causes the heart to beat faster and the blood to rush from the brain...

How Can Wearable Technology Improve Cancer Treatment?

Quora | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
How can wearable technology improve cancer treatment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on

8 Reasons To Stop Drinking Energy Drinks

GQ | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Cassie Shortsleeve for GQ. Energy drinks make big claims: They’ll power you through your day, up your concentration, make your life more EXTREME. But the reality is that energy drinks are more likely to cause you to crash harder than any cup of coffee ever...
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The Doctors of Tomorrow: A Long, Hard, Narrow Road with a Gratifying Result

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
Editorial by Dr. Nabil Ebraheim, Chairman and Professor of Orthopaedics, and also the Residency Program Director and The University of Toledo, located in Toledo, Ohio The road to becoming an orthopaedic surgeon is long and difficult. For medical students interested in orthopaedics,...
Rhonda O'Neill

The Fog Of Grief During The Holidays

Rhonda O'Neill | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
I have now spent ten difficult holidays without my late husband, and eight heartbreaking holidays without my son. The first few holidays after their loss were so painful that I don’t remember much about them, other than I quickly understood that the holidays would never be the same....
David Katz, M.D.

Bullet Holes In Dietary Guidance: The BMJ’s Reputation, Stained In Scarlet

David Katz, M.D. | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
In case you missed it, the Center for Science in the Public Interest ― with a long and illustrious history of doing just what their name implies ― issued a statement last Friday that the once prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) had stained its reputation by perpetuating...
Scott Fischler

A Few Words About Flu

Scott Fischler | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
This is National Influenza Vaccination Week, so I'm planning to get my flu shot on Wednesday morning.
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych. | December 5, 2016 | Parents
We are wired for connection, and particularly in times of stress, danger, or upset we long for it and seek it with intensity. This longing for connection is primal - a basic instinctual need that our psyche drives at relentlessly.
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Happy Cuffing Season

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
The chill in the air, the early sunsets, the coveted seasonal beverages, these all mean one thing: it's officially cuffing season. While the kinky among you may be saying, silly sexperts, every season in cuffing season for me - we aren't...
Bill Couzens

Put a Little Love in Your Heart

Bill Couzens | December 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
Less Cancer has been at the forefront of informing people on everything from lifestyle to the environmental risks associated with cancer. Our approach seemed obvious; however, many people thought we were creating a new paradigm on cancer when we first took our work public in 2004. ...
Andrew Merle

How to Find Your True Calling

Andrew Merle | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life. And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing your sense of purpose adds up to 7 years of extra...
Toni Williams

Lessons Learned From Rural Mississippi

Toni Williams | December 6, 2016 | Parents
Route 3. A dirt road in Leake County, Mississippi that holds fond memories of my grandparents’ farm making mud pies, playing on the swing on the front porch, and red clay dirt.  It was on Route 3 that I learned the basics of life on a farm....
Brook Packard

Holidays, Health, and Sleep

Brook Packard | December 6, 2016 | Healthy Living
Thanksgiving heralds the beginning of the holiday season in the United States. Until January 2nd, we enjoy the company of family, friends, and community. We dive deep into the reciprocity of giving and receiving, and celebration. It's often a joy-filled time that has its downside: By getting off health-supportive...
Judith Solomon

GOP's Health Reform Strategy Amounts To Repeal Without Replacement

Judith Solomon | December 5, 2016 | Politics
While coverage would likely be cheaper under Republican plans, especially for healthier people, that's because their plans would generally cover significantly fewer benefits and have higher out-of-pocket costs.
Deanna Minich, Ph.D.

3 Reasons to Serve Mindfulness With Your Next Meal

Deanna Minich, Ph.D. | December 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
How often do you mindlessly shovel down your meal, focused on a blaring TV or a spreadsheet on your computer? For many of us, this scenario probably happens more times that we would like to admit. Our days are crammed full of to-dos and distractions, and it's hard to take...
Lindsay Avner

How To Have A Smarter Well-Woman Exam

Lindsay Avner | December 5, 2016 | Healthy Living
Bright Pink is a national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. The organization's mission is to save women's lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively at...
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