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Jennifer Hudson's Weight Loss Secrets

Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Susan Matthews Four days after she gave birth to her son in August 2009, Jennifer Hudson decided to get serious about getting healthy. She rea...

Are You Suffering From Secondhand Stress?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Janet Kim, MPH Rushing around the office or at the shopping mall, tapping a pen on a table, finishing other people's sentences, sighing repeat...

How The Snooze Button Affects Your Sleep

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Robert Rosenberg, DO I am often asked by my patients if it is okay to keep hitting the snooze button for those extra zzzz’s. They want to kn...

8 Superfoods That Are Easy To Eat

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Brianna Steinhilber With the New Year in full swing, superfoods are back with a vengeance. Nutrient-packed and offering impressive health adva...

A New Year's Resolution That Changed My Life

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Ali Lambert Voron I don't know about you, but when I hear "New Year's resolutions", I think of tangible things like losing weight, drinking le...

10 Tips For Sleeping On Planes

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Lynda Shrager I remember my daughter called me excitedly from Kennedy Airport a few years ago as she prepared to board a flight to Dublin, the...

6 Signs It's More Than A Cold

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH When you're under the weather, it can be tempting to skip going to the doct...

10 Things You Should Know About Narcolepsy

Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Robert Rosenberg, DO In this day and age, there is no reason for people to go undiagnosed and untreated for narcolepsy. We need to increase no...

Healthy Twists On Your Favorite Holiday Drinks

Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brianna Steinhilber, Associate Editor At the first sign of chill in the air, seasonal holiday drinks take over coffee-shop blackboards. From p...

How Sleep Changes As You Age

Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Dennis Thompson Jr. Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, M.D., MPH Everyone's sleep pattern changes throughout life: Babies sleep the day a...

5 Lessons Learned From A Very Unlikely Source

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Virtues are our moral duties to each other and to ourselves. And as with any other precious element of life, virtues must be shared to be felt. Extend your highest virtues, your greatest parts of your self, and gift them to the world to feel them grow in your heart.

5 Ways To Become More Resilient

Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Therese Borchard The opposite of depression is not happiness, according to Peter Kramer, author of "Against Depression" and "Listening to Proz...

2 Curious Reasons You May Be Gaining Weight While You Sleep

Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Robert Rosenberg, DO I find it fascinating that while asleep and in a prolonged fasting state, our blood sugar does not drop. A similar period...

Living With Night Terrors

Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Caceres Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. You've probably had your share of nightmares interrupting a sound sleep, but nigh...

The Key To A More Productive Workday?

Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Caceres Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Ready for a midday snooze? Don't feel guilty about it. Napping may just be the an...

Overcoming Fear in 8 Steps

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Although the role of fear is to keep us safe, we do ourselves no favor by living in fear. To awaken our potential and draw in bigger possibilities, we must eradicate fear from our lives through daily efforts which promote our strength and self-security.

6 Ways To Ease Bedtime Anxiety

Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Does your mind race as soon your head hits the pillow? Does anxiety over work, mo...

5 Ways To Fight Congestion

Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Stuffy nose making it hard to breathe? While many products may claim to ease cong...

What Makes Someone A Light Sleeper?

Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. For some people, the slightest noise awakens them at night. For others, the waili...

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep With This Painful Condition

Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., MPH If you have ever been jolted out of a sound sleep with throbbing pain ...

A Poor Night's Sleep May Be In Your Genes

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan A lack of sleep can contribute to a host of negative health effects, and researchers say they now understand why. Working in mice, r...

5 Amazing Benefits Of Gut Bacteria

Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel The phrase "gut bacteria" might sound icky and repulsive, but modern science may have you soon thinking differently about the bu...

The Psychological Fallout Of Amanda Berry's 10-Year Kidnapping Ordeal

Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan When Amanda Berry called 911 on Monday, reporting that she was finally free after being held for 10 years in a house on the west sid...

Psychological Impact Of Boston Terror Likely To Continue For Residents

Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan While helicopters flew overhead early this morning, Cathy Olofson and her daughters huddled in the basement of their home near the B...

How To Perk Up After A Sleepless Night

Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott In a perfect world, every adult would get somewhere between seven and nine hours of sleep a night -- the amount that exp...