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5 Ways to Make Friends With Panic Attacks

Jon Wortmann | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

I've had panic attacks periodically since college. Most of them at night. Others when I'm in enclosed spaces. I hadn't been in an MRI before. An MRI is a very enclosed space.

Does The Sound Of Your Alarm Matter?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Does the sound of my alarm have any effect on my morning? The answer: We think it's safe to say no one loves the sound of their alarm...

9 Things You Must Not Do to Your Brain

Jon Wortmann | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Brain health is not as hard as we make it, and a happier life is closer than most of us realize. The secret is not a mystery: A few better habits can lead to feeling a lot more comfortable in our own skin.

Why Do I Wake Up Right Before My Alarm Goes Off?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

WATCH: Is The Snooze Button The Worst Invention Ever?

Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Most of us are very familiar with that feeling of desperation when the alarm goes off in the morning. Our bodies seem to beg us for just a few more mi...

The Cell Phone: A Part of Our First Aid Kit

Peter G. Hanson, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter G. Hanson, M.D.

If you are lost in the wilderness, your cell phone can be traced by rescue teams, and it could save your life. But there are a couple of other ways you can use the basic features of your cell phone for medical purposes. These are free, and don't even involve apps.

A Mom in Mexico Asks, "When Is It Overreacting?"

Jeannie Ralston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeannie Ralston

We're living in limbo--should we stay or should we go? As more people don surgical masks in our town, as the WHO raises the pandemic threat level, I'm trying to keep my wits about me.