Nobody knows just how much of a risk toxins in our food really pose. But we're exposed to dozens, if not hundreds, of chemicals, and the effects of some multiple exposures may be more than the sum of their parts.
Forget the smog over LA -- the air indoors is worse than the air outdoors. And far worse when we add paint into the mix.
New Year's Day is the day that millions of Americans vow to lose weight. Food Day could be the day that millions of people start overhauling their diets.
We tend to think the big, bad world outside is where the unhealthy air is. But for the main source of air pollution in your life you need to look closer to home. In fact, it is your home.
Exercise is good for you. This shouldn't come as shocking news to anyone... However, like most things in life, you can get too much of a good thing when it comes to exercise.
Today I celebrate my health by lowering my breast cancer risk factors. Today I honor my breast health empowered. Today I do a breast self-exam.
I don't need a shrink because I'm already shrunk. Over the years, I've measured the ever-diminishing me. I've lost two inches in height and I can't seem to find them anywhere except in a pair of platform shoes.
You may be tucking your little one in with sneaky intruders each night -- and magic monster spray won't make them go away.
There is no Silver Bullet. What you want -- what you need -- is a healthy lifestyle.
I can hear you now: "But Richard, dieting is not a hobby!" Well, if you're taking into account the classic definition of the word "hobby," you're probably right. But that's really not my point.
I feel that the conquest of asthma, along with associated disorders where the immune system makes drastic, sometimes lethal mistakes, depends on understanding the innate intelligence in every cell.
Please remember Oct. 13 throughout year. Those of us who suffer with Stage IV breast cancer want others to become aware of our disease. In so doing, we may not have to wait another 40 years before finding a cure.
All too often, when it comes to breast cancer, we seem to get caught up in wishful thinking and forget about science. We use wishful thinking all the time when making treatment decisions.
Americans are certainly fascinated with extreme weight loss stories. But did you know that losing weight can take a toll on your skin and hair?
Sunday was World Food Day and for many parents, our daily food challenge might be more on the order of getting our little ones to eat broccoli. I've found some simple strategies that help raise awareness about the world and also can nurture more adventurous eaters.
For anyone on the fence about getting married, there is new data that may assist in your decision to take that walk down the aisle or not.
What you put at the end of your fork is more powerful medicine than anything you will find at the bottom of a pill bottle. Food is the most powerful medicine available to heal chronic disease.
Just 50 years ago, most chemicals found under our sinks existed only in chemistry labs. Today, we consider them essential to modern life.
In order to establish a system that is truly focused on health care, we need to expose some "myths" that will allow us to unlock the door to creating a more efficient and successful healthcare delivery system.
Your dog's diet should meet his individual nutritional requirements, which may or may not be similar to other dogs his age.