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.
Running the marathon with Dan felt like a celebration of optimism, of grit and resilience. He thanked me for serving as his guide, but I experienced the event as his gift to me.
Growing muscle doesn't mean getting "bulky!" Instead, it simply means that you are laying down lean and dense fibers that can replace fat and boost your metabolism.
Companies are attempting to enhance productivity of their employees by offering perks and making the workplace a more pleasant environment. However, feeding workers might decrease productivity.
The day a family member enters the hospital is the day to start planning for the trip back home. Nobody wants to go to the hospital, but as hospital stays get shorter, an increasing burden is falling on family caregivers.
Savvy consumers are demanding safe, non-toxic treatments and homeopathic Arnica may represent one of the best options available due to its reputation for safety, effectiveness, ease of use and broad applicability.
How many times have you heard that getting a flat, sexy tummy is based mainly on what you eat?
Worldwide, a woman dies from an uncontrollable postpartum hemorrhage every four minutes, totaling 140,000 deaths per year. There is a medical device called a balloon tamponade that can help save a mother from excessive blood loss.
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.
Many of the yoga studies that are done are deeply flawed, primarily because yoga is a practice that, if not done with a certain amount of diligence and enthusiasm, doesn't provide the benefits it promises.
I set out on marathon Sunday with one goal. But that goal morphed into a different one on the course: to show the world that this post-50 woman has the power to be and do whatever she wants.
Because of her success with Herceptin, one of the first so-called personalized medicines to be approved for use, Adriana was able to beat the odds. Really beat the odds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?