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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 | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

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

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

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 ...

Temporary Doctors On The Rise

Healthline | Posted 02.03.2017 | Healthy Living

Everyone gets burned out. Even doctors. In fact, half of practicing physicians reported feeling burned out, according to a 2015 report in the journal ...

The Hidden Art Of Medicine: Empathy And Compassion

Bruce L. Gewertz, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Bruce L. Gewertz, M.D.

The memory is still fresh in my mind more than 40 years later: I was a fourth-year surgical resident at the University of Michigan, shadowing an exper...

Are You Experiencing Resistance Fatigue?

Edie Weinstein | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Edie Weinstein

In the wake of the first week of the new administration and the response to the massive and disturbing changes that have occurred, I, like many people...

Simple Steps For Dealing With Constipation

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

“I have been dealing with constipation for years now, and I’m so tired of it. It’s making me cranky, bloated and it’s messing with my appetite...

Hydrate To Prevent Snoring And 5 Other Ways Foods Can Solve Your Sleep Problems

Katy Osborne | Posted 01.19.2017 | Healthy Living

In case you’re not already familiar with the statistics, roughly one in three Americans aren’t getting enough sleep ― which could certainly be c...

Repealing The ACA Could Be A Nightmare For Mental Health Care

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

Senate Republicans are already working to repeal the Affordable Care Act ― a move that could be devastating for those with mental illness. Eliminati...

Donald Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Is Dividing America’s Doctors

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living

A small but vocal minority of doctors have cited the “fundamental pledge” they made to protect their patients as reason to oppose Rep. Tom Price (...

How To Revive A Vision For Your Child's Future After a Diagnosis

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.24.2017 | Parents
20 Beautiful Women

On a December morning after I dropped my 10-year-old son off at school, a Christmas song came on the radio, which triggered a future vision of my daug...

Doctors Want To Learn More About Treating Transgender Patients, Survey Shows

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.12.2017 | Healthy Living

One in three transgender patients reports experiencing serious discrimination or bias when seeking medical care, even when that care is unrelated to t...

Beware Allergy Or Asthma 'Treatments' At Alternative Medicine Clinics

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Alternative medicine practitioners like homeopaths and acupuncturists may claim to treat allergies or asthma, but a study in Canada...

A Nutritionist's Advice For Making Health Resolutions That Won't Fail

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living

When it comes to setting New Year’s resolutions, most people shoot for the moon. We tell ourselves that this will be the year we’ll give up carbs,...

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis...

Female Doctors Outperform Male Counterparts, Get Paid Less

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Hospitalized patients with Medicare are slightly less likely to die or be readmitted within 30 days if they’re treated by a female doctor rather tha...

Get Your Website in Shape!

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Holistic health practitioners, who make up the bulk of my PR clients, love to spread the word of healing, by educating people. This caring tendency often leads to websites that are packed with way too much information -- making it difficult to navigate the website or even figure out what exactly the practitioner does. Here are a few tips to ensure that your website is performing optimally.

Life Lessons From Radical Remission Stories: An Interview With Kelly Turner

Omega Institute | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Kelly Turner has studied 1,500 cases of what she calls radical remission--when someone heals from cancer without Western medicine or after Western med...