Above all else, trust your gut. Look for a knowledgeable and experienced personal trainer who feels like the most natural fit. That's the one to hire because she'll not only help you reach your goals, but will also keep you feeling comfortable, motivated and inspired throughout the process.
Now that campaigns for midterm elections are behind us, Congress can turn back to the important business of governing. There is one pressing issue that offers our elected officials the opportunity to show they can solve problems in a bipartisan manner -- keeping our children healthy.
Ben's mother had attempted to put him on a diet, at age 9. It seemed like the reasonable thing to do. It seemed like it would be easier to change he...
In the long term, Brazil Child Health aspires to scale its proven methodology, making it available globally to break the cycle of misery and poverty that impacts so many families facing serious health and social barriers.
The historic progress our nation has made in reducing the rate of uninsured children appears to be slowing down. While we've achieved the historically low child uninsured rate of 7.1 percent, our research shows that we're starting to see some stagnation.
You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.
The thing is, it takes a great deal of energy and effort to combat "hot" emotional impulses with cognitive cool thinking. Plus, suppressing emotions is stressful and takes a toll physically and emotionally.
Combating malaria is a tricky tradeoff in Mozambique. The mosquito-born illness is the leading killer of children, and the CDC-supported ministry of health is aiming to change that with a door-to-door campaign to spray the insides of homes with repellant.
I'm having issues. I'm worried that the medical industry might want me to worry too much about my health. A little worry is good. But constant worry? It seems as if they want me to think of nothing else but my vital signs for the rest of my life.
Why has the growing and vital need to help treat and contain Ebola elicited such a temperate response from within the United States, especially given our long history of compassion?
Often when I introduce the idea of weight lifting to gym members the excuses I hear back are across the board. For women it's usually the fear of growing too big and muscular. Older people fear injury. And frankly, some people just have no idea where or how to begin.
Just last week, I completed my 21st cycle of chemotherapy, my sixth since starting back up in the fall. So, this November, alongside my male friends, I'll be doing my best to grow back my 5 o'clock shadow, and of course some hair on my head!
A new study, published this week in the journal Environmental Health, identifies potentially hazardous concentrations of air pollutants near some oil and gas operations in five states. The research shines a light on what some communities face as US oil and gas development accelerates.
In moments when there are no words to describe your pain or sadness, a pet looks you in the eye and somehow miraculously gives you the comfort you needed. That's why this Movembermy dog Virgil and I are bro'ing out and getting our shave on.
Much as my kids hated me doing it, I decided to talk to my daughters' friends about their views on Amendment 2.
A prime goal of our health care system should be to honor the wishes of patients and their families and encourage advance care planning. The death of the "death panel" lie should help.