Here are eight steps to take right now for more balance and less stress as you work toward crossing some major milestones.
CHIP is a success and millions of kids are healthier because of it. Every state has taken advantage of CHIP and that's one reason the uninsured rate for children has dropped dramatically since its enactment. Nevertheless, funding for CHIP runs out on Sept. 30 unless Congress acts.
You're the picture of perfect form, and you'd never be caught dead slacking off at the gym. Good. But even health nuts fall prey to these subtle (but serious) exercise mistakes.
Let me stand on my break-of-dawn soap box and proclaim the benefits in following an early-to-bed, early-to-rise, Ayurvedic sleep pattern.
It's no wonder 90 percent of typical heroin users became re-addicted once they return home -- they are surrounded by all of the things that caused them to get addicted in the first place.
Before the committee report is translated into official guidelines, there is a period of public comment.Some of the commentary will be from public health advocates, but much will be from industry. What exact dietary guidelines will emerge from this gauntlet remains to be seen. But given that, I like what I see so far. I think the advisory committee has done a stellar job.
As a mother and grandmother, I have found that punishing rarely accomplishes what we want. I believe that this is true for all people, young and old.
All parents should become proactive and well-informed advocates of their children, partnering with their health care providers and allied professionals to ensure the proper diagnosis, treatment and monitoring for each individual child.
What makes an exercise space exceptional? How can you tell if a gym is "good"?
People with this syndrome have an irrational belief that puts an extraordinary amount of pressure on women to look beautiful, stay in shape, take care of the home, solve and fix everyone's problems while succeeding at work. Truthfully, this woman is fictional.
When it comes to treating pain today, we're somewhat victims of our own success. We've developed marvelous high-tech treatments that let us extend the lives of even the most serious cases. But we've yet to strike the right balance between over-treating hopeless medical conditions and under-treating the accompanying pain and suffering.
When I came to this country more than 20 years ago, I wanted to change the world. As a chef, I am always exploring the possibilities of what food -- amazing, delicious, fresh food -- can do for the people of America, the people of the world.
Everyone has a different starting point. But for truly sustainable health and wellness, please seek guidance from some of my favorite food and nutrition authorities.
We have a higher chance of getting sick while traveling than in daily life. That's because shared spaces and tight quarters are germ havens for colds, flus, and worse. So what's an aspiring healthy traveler to do? Know the danger zones, and act quickly to neutralize the threat. Oh, and think twice before touching that hotel remote.
Long have I been intrigued by the intersection of the pop and the practical -- meaning: how and where do popular culture and, you know, useful stuff, connect, affect each other, and cross-pollinate?
Few things foil ambitious travel plans as commonly as jet lag. Over the years, scientists have experimented with a slew of solutions to mixed results: Jet lag is, after all, a multi-faceted juggernaut that no one thing, except time, can cure.