We are all products of the world we live in. To the extent we can shape that world -- and that is both the calling and the responsibility of architects and urban planners -- we should do so in ways that facilitate good health and well-being.
The study, published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, concludes that daily administration of THC in the animals slowed the spread of HIV in their stomachs, where the virus thrives.
I often write a letter to those I love. But I realized I've haven't written to you to say my thank you. There's been many obstacles we have overcome...
Gay men have always been body-conscious. We need to look good to attract each other. But it turns out we don't just do it to get laid: Muscles are actually good for you.
If you could display your ability to do something -- whether that was making a free throw, solving a math problem, or selling a candy bar -- then you would naturally become confident in your ability to do it again. I had never thought about using my actions to drive my mindset.
Acceptance, not rejection, is they key that unlocks the possibility of making the changes necessary to address our nation's obesity epidemic. In my experience, it is those who accept their weight and deal with it powerfully who achieve the most profound and lasting weight loss results.
When I was first diagnosed my priorities were crystal clear and I did not sweat the small stuff. Bit by bit, however, the minutia has crept back and now I once again get fully agitated when other drivers don't signal or I'm on hold with the cable company. On one hand, this indicates a return to normalcy, and that's a good thing. On the other hand, I don't want to lose perspective on what's really important.
We'll force ourselves to commit hours and hours to a treadmill or yoga class, but we just don't have time for a seminar about financial planning or a self-help book on fiscal health.
At the end of nurse Lorraine Williams' recent home care visit to Professor Samuel Kaplan, he walked her to the apartment's front door. "I was so surpr...
Just in time for Valentine's Day, epidemiology has given "sweetheart" a whole new meaning with a study demonstrating an association between sugar intake and heart disease.
Mobilizing these actors may seem like a daunting, uncomfortable, and perhaps Sisyphean goal. Yet changes in our ocean's health will affect everyone living on this giant blue marble.
It's a little hard to remember while we are currently in the late stages of a tough winter, but the smog season will soon be here. The air quality index will displace the wind chill index -- and in many areas, people will be urged to stay indoors to flee the dirty air.
If you've already bailed on your New Year's resolution, don't be discouraged. The year is still young. Make "a good night's sleep" your resolution for 2014. You can get started tonight.
The Olympics are great but the political shows are my favored competition. Not that anyone medals, but it is fun to watch the level heads of a David Brooks, a Paul Krugman, or an Andrea Mitchell set the record straight when political hacks, partisan pundits, and think-tank ideologues "skew" the meaning of current facts.
Running has been the last step I needed to take for my recovery from breast cancer. I am in the best shape of my life, and I'm not talking about post-cancer shape.
As we listened to Alem's story, the events of the week -- visiting urban and rural clinics, talking with both the country's Minister of Health and EngenderHealth fieldworkers, touring a bare-bones hospital that serves 2.5 million people -- suddenly became very personal.