If we properly diagnose our patients and then approach them with the best tools, we can do much to help them live longer, more pain-free lives.
Questioning whether early detection does more harm than good sometimes makes me feel like a traitor to the pink-ribbon sisterhood, and I take some comfort in the fact that public opinion is finally catching up with me.
What is morning breath? Why is it so bad? What causes it? And why the morning?
I like to think of daylight saving time changes, both in the spring and in the fall, as a time to switch up your workout, much in the same way that many people switch their smoke alarm batteries.
Here are some simple tips you may have heard before -- from therapists, friends, parents and grandparents -- but put them into practice now and you may sleep like a baby once more.
If I can live happily and healthily without hurting an animal to the age of 95, why would I want to do otherwise?
There's no better grocery than Mother Nature's Market -- this planet. If it doesn't come from the good earth or from a tree, then it's not worth dropping in your shopping cart.
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.
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.
The good news: America is no longer the fattest country in the world. The bad news: Americans are fat, and they're getting fatter.
Deepak discusses foods that help promote healthy biological aging.
This time of year doesn't have to mean getting weighed down by high-cal cravings -- you can save hundreds of calories with a few makeover maneuvers. Here are my five seasonal slim-down versions of fall favorites.
Keeping your weight healthy and your sleep habits strong often isn't about a handful of big decisions, but rather a whole series of small ones, made day after day. Why not start today?
AIDS activists must aspire for responsible advocacy. I encourage AHF to adopt a more pragmatic strategy regarding FDA review of PrEP.
When many of us think of mushrooms, we may think of culinary delights such as Portobello and Shiitake, or we may think of those "magic mushrooms." But the implication of mushrooms is absolutely profound. They have the potential to dramatically improve our health and the health of the planet.
Does taking vitamin E increase your risk of prostate cancer? There are some important things you should know about vitamin E before you throw away your vitamin E supplements.
Barbara Anderson, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and professor of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine. Her expertise is in helping families traverse the stages a child with diabetes will go through during adolescence.
Women have followed low-nutrient diets, along with over-exercising. These approaches may have caused more damage to their bodies, possibly even putting themselves into increased risk for osteoporosis.
Now I know most of us can't get to the Big Apple for the big race, but you can train like them. Why not do a stay at home runner/walker workout like the marathon runners for one week?
Of course, the only way my "social media diet" will work is if I stay with it. Just as with human diet counselors, it's easy to find excuses to disengage, which is one of the reasons I've had a lifelong battle with my weight.