With kids busy running to class, staring endlessly at computer screens studying or training hard for their school's athletics program, thinking about maintaining good eye health and safety may not be a top priority in their minds.
I try to attack my illness with humor, to strike it with smiles. Natalie helps me with this. Natalie Port-man. I just tell myself she is trying to take advantage of me when I'm "under the influence."
We all learn relatively the same way and that is by repeated exposure and action. In other words, we learn by spending time with the information or the process; and like healing, learning is a process and it takes time.
No one likes to think about getting sick on a vacation, and the fact is that most of us never will. However, 2014 has thrown up some very lurid headlines about just such a subject.
The health of our teeth is important and it starts with the foods that we eat.
Forty-nine years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson ushered in a new American era, creating a social compact that would withstand generations when he signed two hallmark health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid, into law.
More uninsured parents and children are getting health care coverage. That's a very good thing. But implementing policies like Express Lane Eligibility that can help get those with limited resources access to health care in a streamlined and efficient way while generating administrative savings, well, that's a great thing.
You may be the type that forgoes a hot dog at the baseball game to fit in your suit the next day at the beach but in some cases a hot dog might not be the worst thing to put in your mouth if it keeps you from spewing out some discourteous words at your Little Leaguer's baseball game.
About 10 years ago my internist told me that my blood test showed kidney numbers beyond normal. He said it in passing and I let it pass. I have no interest into possible lurking calamities.
The injury often occurs when runners bump up their mileage too quickly, introduce speed sessions or sprints, or suffer a fall that directly injures the piriformis muscle. This is an injury that can sideline runners for weeks or months at a time.
The child itself is full of wonder and amazement at what the world has to offer. Hopeful even in the remotest areas of the world with the minimum of worldly possessions. There is a spark in the child's eyes and a will to survive.
Unduly provocative headlines based on inconclusive science work against what should be one of our country's most important public health goals -- getting people to move and exercise more.
Religious beliefs are not a license to discriminate, nor to make health care decisions for someone else. But our focus right now is on minimizing the damage created by the Hobby Lobby decision.
It's no surprise that sitting at a desk all day is not good for our health. So instead of feeling fidgety with discomfort, try these yoga poses for a midday feel good stretch that will leave you tension-free and energized.
The world, I'm convinced, is made up of runners. Every morning they suit up, figuratively put on their running shoes and prepare for the big race. Wh...