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Pill Poppin' Nation?

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 03.20.2017 | Healthy Living
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

“The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals”. -William Osler We seem to be a nation of pill...

Is Well-Being The Missing Piece To Employee Engagement?

Great Work Cultures | Posted 03.21.2017 | Business
Great Work Cultures

By Jason Lauritsen Early in my career I treated “work hard, play hard” like a divine mandate. My ambitions drove me to bust my tail at work. But, ...

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 03.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder. How do you move forward? If...

Palliative Care: A Life- And Choice-Affirming Alternative For Patients And Families Facing Serious Illness

Katherine Pettus | Posted 03.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Katherine Pettus

Newsflash: Medially assisted dying and euthanasia are not the only options for patients facing life-limiting illnesses and serious pain. Nor are endle...

This May Explain Why You Get Sick When You're Overtired

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 03.15.2017 | Healthy Living

If you want to skip the misery that comes with fighting a seasonal cold or flu, new research explains why sleep is some of the best preventive medicin...

10 Confessions From Top Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Last year for National Nutrition Month and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, I approached 10 dietitians to get their best tips or advice that the...

The Affordable Care Act Has Saved Hospitals More Than $12 Billion In Health Care Spending – Don’t Repeal It

John Toussaint, MD | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
John Toussaint, MD

President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of the United States Congress on Feb. 28. There, among many other campaign topics, he spoke of the ne...

Diet And Truth: Tales Of Dogma, Or Data?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.09.2017 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In late February, Dr. Salim Yusuf, a prominent cardiologist gave a talk at the Zurich Heart House, circulated on YouTube before it was pulled, in whi...

Two Lesbians Of Color And One Kick-Ass Plan To Reunite Women With Their Power

Jenny Block | Posted 03.06.2017 | Queer Voices
Jenny Block

Some women walk through life with an amazing energy and power swirling all around and through them. Some women dedicate themselves to sharing that rem...

These Yogis Will Make Your Instagram Feed A Calmer Place

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 03.06.2017 | Healthy Living

Maybe you’re already into yoga. Maybe you think it’s not your style. The truth is that yoga is for everyone ― no matter your size, age or religi...

At 21, This Breakout NBA Star Has A Wellness Plan Even Mortals Can Follow

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.03.2017 | Sports

Aaron Gordon entered the NBA in 2014 as an enticing young prospect who’d already achieved tremendous success at every major level. After capturing t...

Forget Body Positivity: How About Body Neutrality?

The Cut | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
The Cut

By Marisa Meltzer It is late afternoon on a sunny day in Vermont and around a dozen people are gathered to talk about their bodies. They’re all stay...

For These Women, A Period Triggers A Living Hell

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.28.2017 | Healthy Living

For Hannah Lenehan, 33, every month is the same. For one week she she feels “normal.” The next week she describes as a week of pain in her ovaries...

I Dream Of Healthy Black Futures

Renee Bracey Sherman | Posted 02.25.2017 | Black Voices
Renee Bracey Sherman

Healthcare is a human right. No one should be denied the opportunity to see a doctor because of how much money is in their pocket or where they live....

Is Your Infertility Due To Endometriosis?

Dr. David Adamson | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Adamson

You’ve probably heard of endometriosis since more than 7 million American women ― and 176 million women worldwide ― have the condition. About 25...

The Status Of Statins: Many More People Could Benefit From Anti-Cholesterol Drugs

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Roxana Mehran, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Si...

Stress Can Make Your Brain Stronger If You Know This

Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.

According to an article in JAMA Internal Medicine, stress is at least partially to blame for 60 to 80 percent of primary care visits. Studies show tha...

More Seniors Than Ever Are Combining Brain-Affecting Drugs

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living

The number of Americans over the age of 65 who take at least three prescribed psychotropic drugs ― a category that includes opioids, antidepressants...

This Is What Real Heart Doctors Do Every Day to Stay Healthy

Health.com | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Lauren Oster You know the basics of living a heart-healthy life: Don’t smoke, stay slim, eat well, get your exercise. But what does that look lik...

5 Ways To Love YOU, Better This Valentine's Day

Dinorah Nieves | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Dinorah Nieves

“Put yourself first!” There’s a directive that we rarely ever hear. It’d be nice if someone gave us permission to ignore the world and handle ...

Celebrity Health Advice: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Healthline | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Healthline

It only takes one glance at the tabloid rack to realize that when famous people talk, people listen. Celebrities often use their platform to discuss p...

Is There A Gender Bias Against Female Pain Patients?

Healthline | Posted 02.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Healthline

Do medical professionals treat women differently when it comes to painful ailments? Some people sure think so. Others aren’t convinced. Although the...

So A Minister, A Rabbi And A Buddhist Took Drugs For Science...

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living

On April 20, 1962, a group of theology students and professors gathered outside Boston University’s Marsh Chapel, waiting for Good Friday services t...

Here’s The Downside Of Antibiotics Your Doctor Might Not Tell You

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

“My doctor wants me to take another antibiotic for this cold that won’t quit, but I’ve read antibiotics damage the gut and even can make me fat,...

Food As Medicine, The Blood Type Diet And The Ketogenic Diet

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I am so excited to share my new and improved House Call series with you. Instead of focusing on one submitted question per week, we’ll cover two to ...