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Alternative Medicine

11 Very Good Reasons To Go To Therapy

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.10.2017 | Healthy Living

Therapy is so much more than sitting on a couch. Misconceptions abound about what it means to talk to a mental health professional. The need to talk a...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex Therapy (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.09.2017 | Divorce

Ever wonder what exactly happens when couples and individuals visit sex therapists? We went straight to the source and asked. Below, sex therapists fr...

These Illustrations Totally Nail How Difficult The Grief Process Is

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.28.2017 | Healthy Living

Grief is a profoundly difficult experience that most people will have to endure at some point. And while this doesn’t make dealing with grief any ea...

Less Politics, More Ethics And Compassion In Our Health Care!

Patrick Beretta | Posted 03.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Patrick Beretta

Health care is an immoral battlefield on which to wage political warfare. People dedicated to the preservation of endangered wildlife understand perfe...

Does Online Therapy Actually Work?

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 03.06.2017 | Healthy Living

The Question: Is online therapy just as good as meeting a therapist in person? The Answer: It truly depends on what you need. Certain therapy methods ...

Making Physical Therapy Work For You

Linda Lauren | Posted 03.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I was having a conversation this morning with someone who was asked to consider physical therapy again, despite best efforts, instead of going the sur...

New Brain Stimulation Therapy Helps Treat Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Akikur Mohammad, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Akikur Mohammad, M.D.

For U.S. adults, dependency rates are currently 12 percent for alcohol and 2-3 percent for illicit drugs. Countless medical therapies exist for addict...

Doctors Have Been Treating Lower Back Pain All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

When Julie Price threw out her back for the second time in December, she knew she needed help. “It was immobilizing and intense,” Price, a 37-yea...

Why We Need A Trauma-Informed Approach To Resisting Trump

Katherine Ripley | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Katherine Ripley

On the night of the election, I watched the results come in online, alone in my apartment. As the numbers leaned farther and farther in Trump’s favo...

7 Tips for Making Time After School

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.20.2017 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Time after school is usually a rush to have a snack, do homework, fit in some play time, hurry through dinner and watch TV or play video games before ...

How To Not Waste Your Time In Therapy

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

Two of the concerns that people often have when considering going into psychotherapy are that it takes too long and that it’s too expensive. You mig...

13 Great Ways You’ll Find Stress Relief In Interesting Times

Brett Greene | Posted 02.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Brett Greene

Apparently we are cursed with living in interesting times. Whether politics, work, juggling 21st century life, or simply living in the social media ag...

Shed Your 'Neutrality': A Plea For Psychoanalytic Activism

Flora Lazar | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Flora Lazar

Early last summer, my son called to tell me to drop everything and go online. Tickets for the Chicago run of “Hamilton” beginning in November were...

The Debate Over 'Off-Label' Drug Use

Healthline | Posted 01.30.2017 | Healthy Living

As a screenwriter, Jeremy Lew creates fiction for a living. As a patient, he found fact stranger than fiction. In 2009, while bringing his newborn son...

Big Sean Raises $100,000 To Support Flint Residents

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.27.2017 | Black Voices

.@BigSean discusses the work he’s done in Flint, Michigan.— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) Janu...

Lifestyle Guru Hey Fran Hey Shares 5 Self-Care Tips To Adopt In 2017

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 01.31.2017 | Black Voices

Self-care guru and social media personality Francheska Medina, who popularly goes by HeyFranHey, stopped by The Huffington Post Black Voices’ bi-wee...

8 Things That Matter Less Than You Think In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.10.2017 | Divorce

Choosing a romantic partner is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in life. (Or not choosing one ― we see you, single-by-choice people...

The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Has Some A+ Advice

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living

If you had any reservations about the power of yoga, please meet Tao Porchon-Lynch. Now 98 years old, she was declared the world’s oldest living yo...

Beware Allergy Or Asthma 'Treatments' At Alternative Medicine Clinics

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Alternative medicine practitioners like homeopaths and acupuncturists may claim to treat allergies or asthma, but a study in Canada...

This Big-Hearted Kid 'Therapist' Offers Emotional Support To Stressed Out Adults For $2

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.24.2016 | Healthy Living

Sitting behind a folding table on a busy subway platform in New York City, 11-year-old Ciro Ortiz looks calm and thoughtful. He’s sitting across an ...

At 70 Years Old, Marina Abramović Is Still Learning From Heartbreak

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.23.2016 | Arts

Marina Abramović, the godmother of performance art, recently celebrated her 70th birthday at New York’s Guggenheim Museum by asking party guests to...

8 Life-Changing Benefits Of An Oxygen Chamber

Liana Werner-Gray | Posted 12.16.2016 | New York
Liana Werner-Gray

I don't know why I waited so many years to try a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chamber, especially considering I have tried literally hundreds of the othe...

The Election Self-Care Detox

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

For the past umpteen months, we have all been inundated with dramatic news of one of the most heated and unusual elections in our lifetime.

Putting The NO In A Nobel Prize: Nitric Oxide And Heart Disease Prevention

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

The Nobel Prize in Medicine this past week was awarded to Yoshinori Oshumi for work on autophagy or "self-eating" of cells. Notable was that this fiel...

Protein: Our Weight Loss Friend Or Foe?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.17.2016 | Taste
Julie Chen, M.D.

My friend recently mentioned that he had lost a bunch of weight eating less protein but that seemed counterintuitive to what I've seen in my clinic an...