Demonizing saturated fat never helped us much. Canonizing it now won't help us any either. All who share a concern for eating well and the health advances that can come from it must band together to renounce the perennial branding of this, that, or the other food component as scapegoat or saint.
Medical genomics are changing the way we bring precision medicine to our patients. Women need to be aware of this technology to support their breast cancer treatment decisions so they can not only extend their life, but also retain their wellness.
At first, we questioned why Will had been so unfortunate. But we gradually discovered he was one of the lucky ones. Our doctors caught the disease before it had infected his nervous system. The antibiotic treatment worked, and today Will is leading the normal, healthy life of an active high school teenager.
Headed to a job interview? Meeting your future mother-in-law? Use exercise to help you make a good first impression. Oftentimes, I notice my own customers begin to walk a little taller and exude more self-confidence as they begin achieving their physical fitness goals.
Male body image stereotypes are powerful. Men are strong. Men are leaders. Men don't complain about fat days. Men certainly don't stick their fingers down their through and purge their meals. Men don't starve themselves. Yet men are doing it. They are doing it in alarming numbers.
Data and technology can be a blessing and a curse. More data, more transparency, more oversight, more regulations. It is a brave new digital world.
Whether the GRAS process needs to be overhauled is a major question, not a minor one, as it drives to the issue of how much regulation we want in our country and whether we trust companies to have consumer safety top-of-mind as they develop new products and ingredients.
Everyone wants an awesome workout that can be done virtually anywhere -- hotel room, bedroom, office, wherever! There is only one piece of equipment that you will need for this workout: your body!
His saga began innocently enough two years ago when his parents, Kristina and Andrew, noticed a few red flags. Rylan was having a hard time keeping up with his baseball teammates. He didn't seem to be growing much, either.
When a loved one has heart disease or cancer, families rally around -- they cook, clean, drive their loved ones to doctor's appointments, give pep talks, and much more. But when someone is struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, or other mental conditions, family members are not sure what to do.
Claiming that this drink is "pumpkin spiced" is misleading, if not an outright lie, but it is all too common for a food industry that bases marketing and product sales on an array of inaccurate and false claims.
Kids are back in school sharing their germs, flu season has begun, millions of people have just returned home from the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, and...
I need to realize: This is an ongoing process; I can't let up. Discipline isn't always my strong suit, I just have to learn to live with less. Less food, less wine, and just less is okay!
The need for Oreos to be indicted of war crimes before we acknowledge we are eating too many of them, and foods like them, says something profoundly disturbing about our culture. How bad is bad enough?
Moving forward, let's change American medicine. We can be better doctors and better patients. Together, we can change how medicine is practiced in this country and shift focus to living healthy naturally. Together, we can find hope.
CDC investigators are a vital link in the chain of public protection because they are the people who "trace back" illness to its source. Obviously, knowing someone has salmonella poisoning is not enough: we also need to know which food from what company gave them the disease.