The malaria parasite is a formidable and wily foe. It has become deeply entrenched, and bobs and weaves through both its hosts -- man and mosquito -- with impunity. Within minutes of its injection into the skin by the bite of a female mosquito, it vanishes into the liver, becoming the proverbial needle in a haystack for seven to 14 days.
A little over a year ago, I had somewhat of a meltdown. It wasn't the kind of meltdown that caused me to go into a depression or try to find myself in...
The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:
Squats on the playground? Ab crunches during movie time? It can be challenging to fit in workouts when you're playing and entertaining your kids. Here are six creative ways I turn playtime into workout time with my daughters.
Persistence pays off. Let's remember this as we celebrate 50 years of Medicaid on July 30. Almost 70 million people in the U.S. turn to Medicaid for their health coverage. But Medicaid is much more than the country's top health insurer. It's also a key battleground for the future of our country.
This decision is a resounding victory for homeless families based not just on esoteric interpretations of law, but on a common understanding of basic human rights that must be protected for all DC residents, no matter their income.
Value -- whether it's personal, family, financial, moral, or spiritual -- is pursued by everyone. It can be a driving force, an artificial projection...
Choosing an outfit teaches us a lot about choosing our meals. I mean, think about it. When you choose an outfit to wear, there are a lot of things to consider.
Some offspring do long to know their genetic parents. If relationships evolve after connecting, then that's icing on the cake for all involved. It's time that the rights of donor conceived people to search for, and connect with their first degree genetic relatives are acknowledged.
What is happiness? It's not being rich or feeling good all the time. It's a set of habits more than a destination. The research, according to Acacia Parks, Hiram College, suggests that happiness is a combination of how satisfied you are with your life and how good you feel day-to-day.
There are no easy answers to the question of GMOs, and it appears that they will continue to be a part of our food landscape in the foreseeable future. However, much is at stake.
A great thing about Google: the autocomplete function lets you know you're not the only deeply insecure guy asking this or any question. Then a bad thing about Google: it can raise questions as much as it answers them.
In most countries in the world, women are able to access birth control without a prescription. However, today, women in the United States are unable to get birth control over-the-counter. But in two states this is about to change.
Either way, I'm going to do my best to smell the roses along the way, too -- and call it success every time. Those fragrant breezes will come and go and never be safely thus. They are diffident, and iffy, and fleeting- just like success itself. But that's as good as it gets. Maybe knowing that, and really accepting it, is the safest success of all
As I think about my son just inches away from being born, I decide to let go of the pain. These final moments of pregnancy suddenly turn from struggle to joy.
There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.