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Thank You, NICU Nurse

Natalie Romero | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Natalie Romero

NICU nurse, I don't know if you know the impact you had on our family. I don't think I thanked you. I hope it's not too late. Thank you for rocking my baby when I couldn't be with him at night. Thank you for making feel like a normal mother in the moments when I felt anything but normal.

The 5 Most Crucial Health Issues Americans Face Today

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Since Dr. Vivek Murthy was appointed U.S. surgeon general last year, the U.K.-born doctor has made it his priority to fast-track the American public t...

Why This 62-Year-Old Woman Is Saying 'Namaste' To Life's Challenges

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 1...

The Biggest LGBT Wellness Stories Of The Week

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of ...

Can It Be Better After 50... With Breast Cancer?

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Just when I thought I might be running out of things to write about, God blessed me with a whole new topic that will keep me busy writing for weeks, perhaps years.


Richard Abrons | Posted 06.27.2015 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

I tell her that I don't want to be a burden and I mean that with all my heart. "You should never have married an older man," I say.

8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Doctor

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

Next time you're on the exam table, spend that precious appointment opening up to your doctor -- even about the slightly embarrassing, silly, and seemingly minor things.

4 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Health

Next Avenue | Gina Roberts-Grey | Posted 10.30.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts-Grey Most of us have lied to ourselves about health issues from time to time, usually to justify doing ...

Controversial Law Raises Questions For Doctors

stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

WATCH: 5 Answers To Straight Women's Questions About Gay Sex (Graphic Language)

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Straight women, behold! All your questions (or at least five of them) -- and dare we say, fascinations -- about gay sex have been answered in a new...

5 Things Your Body Is Trying To Tell You Right Now

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Kate Rockwood Does a twitching eyelid warrant a trip to the doctor's office? Probably not. But your occasional tics, pops, and hiccups are c...

Please Don't Call Organic Eating Snobbery

Catherine McCord | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents
Catherine McCord

Recently, a teacher told me she had been talking to parents about the importance of serving their children organic food at school. The parents adamantly disagreed. Their reason? "We don't want our kids to be snobs."

Binge Eating and Its Impact on the Workplace: An Interview With Richard Bedrosian, Ph.D.

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Bedrosian's study found that in a company of 1,000 employees, the estimated annual productivity loss due to binge eating is $107,965. Besides the financial loss to a company, why is it important to study the impact of binge eating on work productivity?

Cancer Question Complicates 9/11 Compensation Deal

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Of all the illnesses people fear might be caused by toxic dust from the World Trade Center, nothing scares people like cancer. Hundr...

A Sleep Challenged Soul, Incapable Of Ending A Sentence

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I'm breaking the rule on January fifth, 2010. It's 11:42 PM. I should already be asleep. I should have been quiet and reflecting at 10:30 so that by 11:00 my head was still and my body could repair itself.

Happy Thanksgiving! This Year It Is No Longer Humiliating To Be Explaining Your Unemployment Around the Thanksgiving Table!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

Losing your job is dreadful, no matter what the reason. In this journalist's mind, it is still better than health issues, divorce, or death -- but t...

Extending Male Longevity -- Why Prostate Screening Still Makes Sense

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

I didn't know that when I happened on to a surgeon to remove my Gleason 7 prostate that I would not only get the world's foremost practitioner of robotic surgical procedures but also a crusader for men.

Sam Stein

Ailing 9/11 Workers Confront Giuliani In New Hampshire | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Finishing a disappointing sixth in the Iowa caucus and staring down a similarly poor result in New Hampshire, Rudy Giuliani has yet another problem on...