Just because it's sub zero outside doesn't mean you can't warm up your winter. Here are a few ways to bring in the heat and keep out of the cold this season.
If you choose to avoid standard, recommended vaccines such as measles, you are not merely putting your own health at risk -- you are choosing to do the same for all the rest of us. Sorry, folks, but that's the harsh reality.
If you watch the talk shows and commercials the week before the Super Bowl, you'll see they promote food for Super Bowl Sunday. So I wonder, is the ...
How can DC's new and returning leaders move forward? The questions to answer are: what does a child-friendly city look like? And, what specifically can the government do to make more progress for all children?
I am not the kind of person who wants to forget trauma and suffering. Rather, I want to cherish it. I want to remember that life is fragile no matter my effort to prevent another cancer -- no matter my dad's effort to stay active, healthy and strong.
What's better to drink, regular soda or diet soda? This is probably one of the most common questions fielded by nutrition and health experts. I think that the answer is clear -- diet soda -- but the choice is a false one.
And so, we need to push back with a battering ram against the stereotype that Alzheimer's is merely the horrid, inevitable final stage. While the end stage is devastating, the beginning and middle stages become a lonely, painful journey, the long kiss goodbye, which often begins 15 to 20 years before diagnosis. It robs one of self. It infantilizes. Alzheimer's is not your grandfather's disease. It could be your story some day.
With more cookbooks, television shows and stores dedicated exclusively to the culinary arts than ever before, you would think that we are a nation of ...
Coming up on my third colonoscopy, I am reminded that there is a stigma for medical issues of the colon. Before my very first colonoscopy when I was 15, I was laughed at by an acquaintance for saying that I would be getting a colonoscopy.
The health and fitness industry is filled with unnecessary complexity and thousands of experts sharing conflicting ideas. If there is anything I've learned during 10 years of strength training, it's that mastering the fundamentals is more valuable than worrying about the details.
You have been given a special gift. A second chance at life. And there's a guide for all this; to be the best you can be, no matter the obstacles. Injury or hurt, illness or surgery, stroke or cancer, bones or body, whatever the medical trauma.
If you'd like to eat healthy and eat for fertility at the same time, there are fertility nutrition counselors that can prescribe a custom diet that can work for you. They can also help with diet accountability and answer questions you may have as you work towards your goal.
While one's risk of stroke does increase with age (the majority occur in people age 80 and older), stroke can happen to anyone, at any age -- even to young, healthy adults.
Eating in a way that supports mood stabilization and restful sleep will go a long way towards helping you approach the most challenging days of your life with a measure of equanimity.
Once you build the habit of exercise, you can find thousands of ways to improve. Without the habit, every strategy is useless. Build the habit first, worry about the results later.
Pope Francis's championing of anti-poverty measures is encouraging and much needed. Yet it is hard to see how without improving access to family planning and reproductive health services, women can realize their aspirations for a better life.