Despite how common symptoms seem, there is no such thing as cookie-cutter medicine and each patient needs to be evaluated as though each case is in fact different, even if the symptoms seem common.
Resolutions, born of a "ready or not, let's go" mentality, invite failure. So reinvent your resolutions and make them more likely to succeed. Resolve to get ready, and go only when you are.
No more swearing. Be a better boyfriend. Make more money... so I can give it away. What is your New Year's resolution? Do you believe in making New ...
It did not taste like a coconut. It tasted like someone took salt, dirt and gross and mixed it with water.
How misleading our superficial differences! How right we are to think of a human family, and indeed, an extended family in which all of our planetary cohabitants are cousins, at one remove or another.
According to the American Cancer Society 1 out of 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. That's a lot of people. As a child, I kn...
Part of the joy of travel is discovery; and you can discover the most when you open yourself up, childlike, to a world of new ideas.
I would like to think that this is the New Year we situate ourselves sensibly among the panoply of creatures who eat as they fundamentally should. But instead, 2013 draws to a close with a whole new crop of iconoclastic dietary diatribe.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to be vulnerable, to be honest about your fears and flaws, to connect with other people on that deeper level that comes when you look another person in the face and say, "Hey, I'm human, and you're human, and that's okay."
We need to move away from seeing Hispanics as a deficit model, to understanding that Hispanics are a benefit, not only in healthcare, but across all industries.
See every obstacle as an opportunity for personal growth. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Allow reality to set in and understand not only the scope of what is happening but also the reasons behind it.
For those who are dealing with acute grief, remember that they are probably living in a fog: nothing seems real because of the shock that grief causes. The holidays are probably the last thing on their mind, and if they are, there can be a sense of panic over what to do next.
CAST Mother Adult Daughter 2013. Mid-week, evening. The dining room, somewhere in a loving home in America. MOTHER clears dishes from the dinner tabl...
'Tis the season to, well, buy stuff. Increasingly, the stuff we buy is electronic. In fact, not only that, but increasingly the stuff we buy with is electronic, too. We are using gizmos to shop for gadgets, or possibly gadgets to shop for gizmos.
I certainly know that my choice is my own, but the act of eating is social and thus the choices we make have become social topics. What upsets me the most however, is the fact that most people believe eating healthy translates to being uptight and/or mentally sick is preposterous.
This week, 23andMe, the Google-backed DTC genetic test company, stunned many observers by agreeing to stop sales of its $99 genetic test kit online, saying it will now release only ancestry information and raw data without interpretation.
The holidays can be a particularly difficult time for older Americans living alone, especially if they are in poor health or without family or friends...
Then it was the moment I feared. It was our first dance as a married couple.
Each person requires a different form of communication, a deliverance of speech tailored to their own needs. You can't chat with your mom as you do with your partner, and you cannot talk to your boss the way you speak with your best friend. Knowing how to be a verbal chameleon results in truly effective speech.
With the new year around the corner, there's going to be plenty of ways for you to keep your health on track and a priority.