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Autism: From Behavior to Biology

Richard E Frye | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard E Frye

Understanding the true causes of autism, and discovering truly effective treatments that address the underlying causes that produce it, must become a national priority.

Mesmerizingly Creepy Handprint Shows We're All Crawling With Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.08.2015 | Science

A microbiology technician stuck her son's hand in a petri dish, and reminded the Internet that we're all covered in germs. And that's not a bad thing....

Carolyn Gregoire

Previously Unknown Link Found Between Brain And Immune System

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.15.2015 | Science

Neuroscientists have uncovered a previously unknown direct connection between the brain and the immune system -- a finding that could have significant...

My Daughter's Mysterious Illness -- And My Own

TueNight | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
TueNight

I'd spent years of my adult life wishing I could have my own moment of clarity so I could eliminate all the crap from my life, to no avail. But in the very moment I made the difficult choice to live, I was able to look so clearly at my life and see the simplest, most important path, and how to get there.

Gratitude Speaks: Dr. Mario Martinez, Author of the No. 1 Bestselling 'The MindBody Code'

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter and Gratitude Speaks is a wonderf...

Hope for People with IBD and Those at Risk

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Up to 1.3 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a complex disorder of the immune system that results in uncontrolled inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

8 Tips to Help Boost Your Immune System

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Being asthmatic, I spent a large portion of my life catching whatever sinus infection or flu was floating around. Why is it that I wouldn't miss the ...

It's 'Serial Killers' vs. Cancer Cells In This Dramatic New Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Science

"Inside all of us lurks an army of serial killers whose primary function is to kill again and again." That might sound like something you'd hear in...

Removing the Insurance Roadblock: I Propose the Cancer Patient Treatment Coverage Act

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Food and Drug Administration has done an admirable job of keeping up with rapidly changing science. One wishes one could say the same for the insurance industry.

Looking Into the Mirror of EBOLA: A Reminder of the Importance of Nutrition As We Age

Simin Nikbin Meydani | Posted 06.21.2015 | Fifty
Simin Nikbin Meydani

Nutrients are needed for the normal function of the immune response; whether it is to increase the number of cells capable of fighting viruses, produce antibodies and other key mediators or kill other invading pathogens.

I Can't Put My Kids in a Bubble?

Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

It's that time of year again -- everyone is chasing their kids around with hand sanitizer and Elderberry syrup. The runny noses and trails of Kleenex scattered around my house remind me of my son's first cold. He was 10 months old when he broke his seal of perfect health. I was devastated.

How The Body Maintains A Healthy Balance Of 'Friendly' Gut Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.15.2015 | Science

Hippocrates once said, "Bad digestion is the root of all evil." Now, a growing body of research suggests that the ancient Greek physician was, if a b...

Do You Believe in Miracles? Here's Living Proof!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

More than any other couple we've ever interviewed, Ron and Mariah embody the principle that when two hearts are separated, all difficulties can seem insurmountable, but when they are united as one, nothing is impossible.

30 Things I Accomplished Before Turning 30

Harper Spero | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

Many people don't want to talk about that "old age," but I'm feeling really good about my 30s. Age is just a number in my book and I'm ready to close the chapter on my 20s.

Another Reason 20-Somethings Should Avoid Binge Drinking: Study

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.31.2014 | Science

When it comes time to ring in the New Year this Wednesday night, many 20-somethings will be celebrating with a drink... or two, or five. But researche...

How To Be A Survivor: Flu Season 2014-15

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

This year, since the flu shot may not contain the proper viral particles, everyone, but especially those with compromised immune systems, needs to be more aware of their risk for developing the flu. Here are five tips to be a flu survivor this season.

Your Personality Says A Lot About Your Health

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science

Sure, you've probably heard that your personality is linked to many things -- from your sleep schedule even to your longevity. And now, researchers sa...

What You Are Not Hearing About Ebola

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

At least 30 experts were unable to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans these past few days, as the ...

Worry, Don't Be Happy: How We Decide What's Dangerous

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The desire to seal off borders and quarantine the health care workers is driven to a large extent by our ancestral behavioral immune system. Cues that once improved survival have become maladaptive behaviors in our contemporary world.

The Worst Cancer of All

William Astore | Posted 11.27.2014 | Politics
William Astore

The USA is like a patient whose antibodies have run wild, a patient whose antibodies have turned on external threats even when they're not threats, a patient whose antibodies are now attacking healthy tissue within the American body politic.

Establishing Boundaries, Preventing Attacks

Doug Kreeger | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Doug Kreeger

I write when I'm inspired and publish only when I'm ready. I don't read comment forums and I block communication from harassing strangers. I connect with at least one close friend per day, preferably in person. I sing constantly, loudly, and usually only for myself (or dogs). I'm doing the best that I can and trying to greet each new day with wonder and gratitude.

4 Ways A Little Stress Can Be Good For You

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Stress, when harnessed properly, can have numerous benefits for the body and mind. But in order to use stress to our advantage, it's important first to understand what exactly causes it and, if everyone tells us to avoid it, how it can actually help us.

Support Your Immune System in 6 Easy Steps

Melissa Nordin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

The summer months are filled with warm days and plenty of sunshine. However, even in the warmer climate, we are prone to infections and fatigue. Kick start your summer today with simple tips to improve your life and well-being.

The Magic of Relationships

Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH

As you plan your dreams, whether it's to get healthy, write a book, or chart a new course in your life, ask yourself this question: "How can I include other people -- those I know and those I only know from afar?"

The Healthy Benefits of Writing

Roberta Temes, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Roberta Temes, Ph.D.

When you write, don't worry about spelling. Don't worry about sentence structure. Just write. You can always take care of grammar at a later date. Don't interrupt your free flow of thoughts. Write as if you are the only one who will ever read what you're writing -- that's how the authentic you emerges.