We are closing in on the January 31 deadline to enroll in health coverage in 2016. While African American men are more likely to be exposed to social conditions, such as limited finances, and other socioeconomic inequalities that contribute to health disparities, it is still vitally important that that they are insured.
For as long as I can remember I've always felt out of control around food. Some of my earliest memories as a little girl include: hiding away in my ...
Hospice. How do you envision it? It has become more common, it seems. Or maybe it only seems that way because we are becoming the caregivers for our elderly parents. My father-in-law is in hospice care and, in a way, I feel better about his situation knowing that he'll be allowed to die with dignity.
he exercises demonstrated in this video -- sitting knee pillow squeezes, supine foot circles and point flexes, and sitting abductor press -- build strength and mobility in the lower body, particularly the ankles, calves, and thighs, to better support the joints' movements and thereby eliminate knee pain.
Did you set resolutions on New Year's Day? Did you maybe decide to eat more healthfully? Move more joyfully, love more wholeheartedly, work more pu...
After reading the criteria and the symptoms, if you believe you may have ADHD you should speak with your primary care doctor or establish an evaluation with a psychiatrist.
I am taking contrary action to be in an environment that is filled with emotional triggers. Just walking in the door is an exercise in self-love and self-acceptance, and the gym is now a place of healing and reclamation.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton recently proposed increased early screenings and more resources for treating autism.
We need to remember that while we workout our exteriors, our interiors also need to be watered and cared for.
Sometimes all it takes is a story to let us know we're capable of turning our lives around. Perhaps we just need to get over that hump, or we're craving that tender nudge that pushes us in the right direction, even if it's headed uphill.
Many of us begin with that resolution that, in our mind's eye, will set the stage for the rest of the year. We decide that this year, things are going to be different, and that this will be the year that we get thinner, fitter, or become the best that we can be.
It's now a month into the new year, and it is a good time to take stock of those resolutions you made in the heat (or cold) of New Year's celebrations...
Anyone considering travel to the equatorial regions of the Americas has in recent days undoubtedly been advised of the appearance of an unwelcome new addition to the litany of potential health threats in the region -- the Zika virus.
The story of Zoi Kostarides could surely be the script of a movie, as it is the story of the first woman in Greece who has ever undergone a transplant operation and despite the doctors' objections, she got pregnant and gave birth to a healthy little boy. Her health problem was made known to her by some medical examinations she had when she was thirteen years old.
Device manufacturers and sleep medicine professionals understand that many people need easy "CPAP-to-go" travel solutions, and there are good alternatives for apnea sufferers.
If you're looking for a career that will challenge you while also providing a life of service and meaning, then I welcome you to a profession that I have never regretted joining: governmental public health.