Kidney Disease kills more people each year than breast and prostate cancer combined. Yes, you read that statistic correctly, but you may be surprised by it.
If exercise as medicine is to overcome cultural challenges and prosper, a large emphasis must also be placed on the process of behavior change. This requires health care systems to go far beyond just telling patients to exercise.
Reposted from RestorativeHealth.org It's no secret that scientists are abuzz about the benefits of meditation. Thousands of researchers, academics, a...
I think we should stop food stamps completely. It's not that I don't think the government should be feeding people, it's that I wouldn't call the op...
Instead of the unending beauty pageant, my colleagues could all rally around the fundamentals of healthful eating, which are in fact well-established. But I guess the allure of fame and fortune is just too great.
This past week 11 Libyan physicians, including diabetes specialists, ophthalmologists and pharmacists, participated in an intensive three-day certificate program in 'Retinopathy Screening for Primary Care,' in Istanbul, Turkey.
Excess fat is a primary cause of inflammation and explains why packing extra pounds promotes cardiovascular disease, diabetes and several cancers. So how could fat make weight loss easier?
While I don't think anyone with a chronic illness would chose it, many of us have found it has added something to our lives we're not sure we want to give up. And in many ways, it has made us the best of ourselves.
Meditation has provided me with one key to mindfulness, which is to not make judgments on the thoughts and emotions that well up. Just note them (and feel them) and turn back to the designated object of attention.
We run from things that we don't understand and when we can't run, we demonize the people who are different from ourselves.
After almost 20 years in the business, Chiemi Karasawa made the move from being a script supervisor on feature films to being a producer who made documentaries. When she started making Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, she had no intention of playing musical chairs right into the director's seat as well.
Underlying today's growing epidemic of type 2 diabetes is a much larger epidemic called prediabetes, which is when the blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes
It's a little hard to remember while we are currently in the late stages of a tough winter, but the smog season will soon be here. The air quality index will displace the wind chill index -- and in many areas, people will be urged to stay indoors to flee the dirty air.
For this Valentine's Day, I would like to combine this concept of love and relationships with heart health. In other words, today is a day to love your heart. I want to introduce three delectable recipes for Valentines, using four of my favorite heart-healthy foods: avocados, walnuts, dark chocolate and kiwicha.
Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families It's only February, so it may seem early to be talking abo...
"Don't take anything personally," Don Miguel Ruiz advises us in The Four Agreements, a memorable guide to Toltec philosophy. He gives one good reason...