This isn't a post to make you feel depressed or sorry for me, although sympathy is always welcome. Having now been dealt with by a specialist, I decided to alert you to one simple fact I had forgotten; we are getting older and need to make sure we take care of ourselves more than when we were younger and much suppler.
As we head into the season of giving, when so many are focused on generously providing food for others, it is critical to pay attention not just to having enough food, but to having enough of the right foods.
Most people now associate November with "Movember," the movement that encourages men across America to grow mustaches in order to raise awareness and money for prostate and testicular cancers. But November also happens to be American Diabetes Month, which is a disease that affects almost 26 million people in America.
In order to effectively learn how to ignore cravings, you must mentally rehearse the full miserable sequence of what would happen if you give in. So here's my exercise for you. The next time you experience a craving, stop. Grab a notebook.
By Elizabeth Reinke Did you know 90% of new mothers experience some form of stress, depression, or anxiety in the perinatal period? Probably not. I d...
Before heading out the door, I gave my wife a goodbye kiss. Rather than reciprocate, she recoiled. "Ouch. Would you please shave?"
Difference is a big word and the act of service is beneficial. It does not require an immense amount of energy and rather than talk about the need to make the positive impact, we need to focus on our allotment of personal time.
This fast isn't about us. We're fasting because people are suffering and dying from the impacts of climate change, in the Philippines and all over the world. We're fasting because we can't wait any longer to act.
Students load their trays in all-you-can-eat cafeterias with heaps of food, leading to waste and perhaps also to overeating. But what does tray disappearance do to food choices?
The latest guidelines for statin drugs, issued by the makers of those drugs, would have us believe that pretty much everyone should be taking them. Th...
I believe food stamps could be reimagined, and the result could be a win for all concerned. I see many more challenges in the realm of health promotion with just such win-win potential.
I am confident that if the medical community, research community, business community, elected officials, patients, advocates, and family members all come together -- we could dedicate the necessary resources to combat this deadly disease.
World Economic Forum, Summit on the Global Agenda 2013 - Abu Dhabi, November 18-20 2013 What can we expect from Abu Dhabi that will benefit dialogue...
Make it a priority to avoid all antibacterial products -- including that antibacterial soap you thought would keep you and your kids from getting the flu. Good old fashioned soap and water works just fine.
A planet that desperately needs all of us to go vegan, the torture and suffering of animals who want their lives as much as we want ours, and contests with prizes such as your weight in chocolate: The reasons to try a vegan diet during November, World Vegan Month, range from the ethically compelling to the downright silly.
There is something elusive in the nature of the illness such that unless you live it, or live with and care for someone who does, it's almost impossible understand or describe. You might come close after decades of treating patients. At every turn, language fails.