Today, we mourn the loss of Omowumi Shonuga and the 110 Nigerian mothers who have died in a single day. Tomorrow, we begin action.
By the end of round one, with five more to go, Ian and I, having switched off nights at the hospital for weeks, were under-slept, badly fed and running out of money. How was the latter possible when he was employed and we had insurance?
If you've ever exercised in the cold, you know the sensations. Your muscles feel tighter. Your toes and hands go numb. The cold air rushing through your mouth and nose, down your windpipe, and into your lungs can feel harsh and, at times, painful.
If your current plan to stay healthy this winter begins and ends at drinking extra orange juice, you might want to rethink that strategy. From getting outside to eating right, there a lot of surprising things you can do to minimize your chances of coming down with the cold or flu. Doctors and health experts shared their lesser-known tips for staying healthy this winter.
A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the ent...
I like to think of a holistic life as a wise life; you live a life that you know will be better by looking at the big picture, living life as wholly and being aware of the impact of your action.
But stopping that obsessing about food is especially hard if you are an over-thinker, planner, worrier, or just a general type-A person. Just telling yourself to "stop obsessing" never quite seems to do the trick, right?
Suddenly, we are faced with a system where the most important person in the system is also the most overlooked -- the patient. The patient and the doctor are no longer sitting at the proverbial kitchen table talking, and very few doctors show up at their patient's weddings and funerals.
I think morphing into germaphobe is just something that comes with the territory... the territory of an airplane. I'm generally pretty relaxed...
The purpose of this article is to show you that creativity spans many disciplines, including health and wellness. Getting fit does not always have to happen at the gym or box. It can happen anywhere and with anything.
Here are some of the ways daily mindfulness will assist you in the awareness of living a better, more fulfilling and healthier life. You may have heard this before, so now I ask you to try to adopt it into your day so that you can implement it into your lifestyle for positive results.
Problem is, it can be tough to tell if you're coming down with something or if your sinuses are just revolting against changes in the weather. If you find yourself sniffling and aren't sure whether you need chicken soup and bed -- or new allergy meds -- don't sweat it.
Because the human brain is usually covered with a skull and scalp and hair and sometimes even a hat, we don't know much about it. We know it looks like a cauliflower, but aside from that, it's mostly conjecture.
As we have seen, research, supports the idea that play is appropriate and necessary throughout our lives. Each stage of life presents its own challenges and play seems to provide a positive way to counter and alleviate the stresses that this can produce.
Note: This is the third and final entry in a series about how my life has been ...