On Downward Days you won't be drawn outside. so you need to have a plan. Call it willpower. Call it pre-comittment. By any name, the important thing is to be ready for it in advance.
Let's put the question on the table: "Does stress cause cancer?" Here are the details. There is a complex relationship between stress and any health problem.
I had put so much time and effort into the thought of quitting and... that was just it. I had put too much time, actually all my time, into preparing to quit. I had overlooked the fact that I had a chance to achieve something huge.
How many times have you heard that getting a flat, sexy tummy is based mainly on what you eat?
The following recipes are tried and true ways that I've prepared and eaten daikon over the last 13 years after adopting a plant-based diet to help support my breast cancer treatment.
The March of Dimes sets high standards when it evaluates the efforts states make to reduce the number of babies born prematurely. No state has ever earned an "A." Until now.
Some researchers say that pomegranates and pomegranate juice have the potential to prevent cancer growth. Most of the research has been done on breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer.
For those of us who cannot or do not choose to consume animal products, the use of sprouted grains becomes an essential part of a vegan or strictly vegetarian diet.
If you've lost weight recently, you may have noticed that you have loose skin hanging around. Whether it's flaps under your arms, or a hanging pouch around your stomach, loose skin can be an embarrassing issue.
As physicians, we must empower patients (or parents, when the patient is a baby) to make decisions, and it is absolutely essential for us to educate parents about their child's illness, the options for treatment and the prognosis.
It is clear that our children need a radical change in their diets, and that change begins at home. But if we're serious about creating a truly lasting impact, we need to worry about what they are eating at school as well.
What do you do with all that candy? Hands down the smartest thing to do: throw it away. Proceed to the nearest trash receptacle and throw it away.
Medical-related debt does not go against your credit rating! Breathe a sigh of relief if you are hoping to purchase a car or home. Your medical information is protected by law.
The good news: America is no longer the fattest country in the world. The bad news: Americans are fat, and they're getting fatter.
Cell phones change economies, communication, education, human brains and inner-human ecology. Treat them with respect -- as biologically part of your hand. Keep them clean.
Stress weakens the immune system making us susceptible to infection. Don't let stress get the better of you; try meditation or yoga, both proven to reduce stress and anxiety. It can be as simple as taking a few minutes out of your morning to sit in quiet contemplation.
As for our family, we don't question why lung cancer happens and why it happened to ours. What we don't understand is why we are not much further along in the fight against this awful disease.
"When done correctly, exercise produces a joy that enhances quality of life at any age" A few years ago, as I began research for a book on fitness fo...
If I start talking about tattoos, I can tell that lots of you of a certain age will react simply by sighing deeply or clucking your tongues in disapproval. Sorry, Mom and Dad.
I first received the call that ESPN was interested in having me in their annual "The Body Issue" from my publicist one Wednesday afternoon in July. I knew right away what issue my publicist was talking about.