Osteoporosis, a disease in which the bones become brittle or fragile, affects approximately 10 million Americans. This problem is most common in post-...
In the wake of the recent King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision to uphold subsidies for the 34 state health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, it's worth understanding why losing them would've made insurance for nearly 6.4 million Americans unaffordable. It boils down to two numbers: the cost of delivering care and the rate that hospitals are paid to do so.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: w...
When you think of all that we do with our hands, it's hard to imagine completing even the most basic day-to-day tasks without them. But Jessica Cox, ...
"Have things gotten better?" International visitors often ask me, a Haitian doctor and the Associate Director of the St. Luke Foundation medical mission. The truth is not a simple one. There are two sides of the coin, and both are essential in order to understand what is happening in Haiti.
As the New York Times' Jane Brody reports in this week's "On Well" column, to Chinese doctors, this obsessive focus on virtual warfare and avatar-creation isn't merely a phase to grow out of -- it's a full-fledged clinical disorder.
Dreams Are a Key to Memory and Performance "Dreaming (most often in REM sleep) helps consolidate your memories. So what might that mean for you? Yo...
With most college grads either unemployed or underemployed, it's hard to imagine that there is much hiring demand for recent graduates. But, as Bill Gates recently pointed out in a blog post, by 2025 two thirds of jobs in the U.S. will require education beyond high school.
I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.
If you're looking for a way to beef up your bicycle with gadgets that make each journey more enjoyable, keep reading. Manufacturers are regularly developing and producing devices that cater both to cyclists who only ride occasionally and to those who jump on their bikes every day.
As parents, we may focus upon what our children are doing with their devices but not look in the mirror to see how our own behavior and habits are reflected back at us or them.
The promise of cancer prevention is far from fully kept, and deserves much more attention. The relevant medicine resides not at the cutting edge of biomedical advance, but in our lifestyle patterns, and the priorities of our culture.
Summer excitement doesn't have to fade so soon. The dream of summer vacation relaxation is completely possible for parents who have a few self care strategies like these to use.
Sometimes, the effects of sexism and implicit gender bias are difficult to show. However, in the case of women's health care, there's very little ambiguity. Women should be aware of what these problems look like, so that they can identify doctors who similarly understand them and can fairly diagnose and treat them.
Working from home means that I spend a whole lot of time in this house, I suppose, it's a great thing that I love my home so much.
Of course, reducing our intake of caffeinated beverages might be easier said than done -- caffeine is the most widely used addictive substance, after all. Here are a few tips to help you beat the caffeine cravings and conquer your addiction, once and for all.