When you spend time fighting cancer, you really begin to realize what's important to you. The little things in life become a lot less relevant, while the major parts of your life become almost equally irrelevant unless they play a part in your survival plan.
Have you ever wondered why people who do yoga often look a lot younger than their age? A new study on yoga might have some answers.
Seeing the world anew each day; basking in the ingenuity of nature; appreciating love & kindness; reveling in the vastness of wonder; showing & sha...
The human element has always been as important to medicine as the scientific side. Design takes this human factor into account by analyzing how healthcare is provided and used and how the behavior of doctors, patients, and other actors promotes or impedes health.
The best description that I can come up with is that it's like a parasite that attaches itself to your mind and grows and grows and slowly infects every aspect of your life. It's like a slow, unceasing progression. It starts in your thoughts, then your behavior, then your personality, and soon, it messes up your relationships with other people.
Access to many of the basic tools, equipment and medicines needed to ensure the newborns are delivered safely and survive their first day was just a dream. Even in these precarious situations, most babies did have access to the single most important health intervention: breastfeeding.
An Act To Protect Little Lungs is a bill that I filed in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The idea behind this bill would be to make it ill...
But, what if we dropped the weight loss angle? What if we just started moving around because it made us feel good? Imagine what would happen if we stopped looking at exercise as a part of the grind and started looking at it as a moment of the day that just makes us feel great? No hefty baggage attached.
How you look and feel in your fifties is usually the result of how you've been treating yourself since you were a young girl. I've committed my fair share of sins such as sunbathing without sunscreen (blisters on my shoulders and a peeled nose were to be expected every single summer as a kid), indulging in too much "Happy Hour" and extreme dieting.
The most basic shift we can make in redefining success in our lives has to do with our strained relationship with sleep. As Dr. Michael Roizen, ch...
If you have epilepsy and if you're thinking about your independence, if it hurts that there are some things that you need a little help doing since becoming diagnosed, don't allow it to consume you not a second longer. It's okay to ask for help.
Just so everyone is on the same page, being raw vegan means you eat no animal products and no cooked food. This pretty much limits you to fruits vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
We need to be more informed so that we can weigh the potential costs, risks and complications of heart test in women to determine what is best. Some of the risks include radiation exposure, dye reactions and vascular injury. Let's put that into context. One nuclear stress test, one of the most common heart tests, is equivalent to radiation exposure of 39 mammograms and up to 1,000 chest X-rays. In case you are wondering, this is a big deal.
Almost every woman I've talked to agrees that they'd love more friends, but have a hard time finding and making new friends as an adult.
Scheduling regular "rest time" in the form of unplugging makes sense--like a muscle, the brain needs recovery time in order to develop and grow (and in this case, retain new memories). In fact, shutting off completely may be crucial.