The human element has always been as important to medicine as the scientific side. Design takes this human factor into account by analyzing how healthcare is provided and used and how the behavior of doctors, patients, and other actors promotes or impedes health.
Just so everyone is on the same page, being raw vegan means you eat no animal products and no cooked food. This pretty much limits you to fruits vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
It all largely depends on your own personal risks for breast cancer and comfort level. Alcohol's effect on breast cancer risk does exist, although more studies are needed to fully define just how much.
This is an interview with Paige Reeves, who launched YogaVida in October 2013 as a non-profit initiative to bring the mental and physical benefits of yoga to the Latino immigrant community in Phoenix, Arizona.
Throughout the past two months, my dad has taken my family on a roller coaster ride with his health's ups and downs. Every day has been so unpredictable, with days in which we thought he might not live out the week, and other days in which he has had me sobbing with tears of joy.
A brushed and shiny coat. Designer clothes. A downy bed. Chef-inspired treats. What pet pooch doesn't deserve to be pampered? As man's - or women's - ...
After a good hour you're tired out, but not exhausted. It sounds like a paradox, but that's how it feels -- and you're in an incredibly good mood. That's Power Yoga!
In the world of science as well as metaphysics, the moon is always a divine symbol of transition, synchronicity, and illumination. Its many lunar cycles affect the planet itself as well as the creatures who populate it.
The world of yoga is not perfect, and, paradoxically, the very practice that lowers my stress level can cause it to soar. Nevertheless, I do love yoga and for me, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. When I encounter negative feelings and situations, I just breathe my way through.
We dug up some of the most recently published works (all in 2015) on the perks of a persistent yoga practice.
No doubt most of us have heard about probiotic supplements being useful for treating poor digestion, but that's only the beginning.
We have a problem. People are living longer than ever before, but quality of life is sliding down a slippery slope. We're adding years to our live...
The founder of Samata Yoga, Larry Payne, has partnered with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. of the Himalayan Institute to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Samata International with a gift that keeps on giving.
We need to keep our expectations in check about our bodies. Our bodies do wear out. We have some control by taking care of it and keeping the bits and pieces moving. But, when you have had it for a long time, things shift. It is a natural occurrence and it is nothing to feel guilty, or resentful about.
The truth is that the practice of yoga is not about changing the brain, body, headstands, or even about gaining greater happiness and joy. If it were, it'd be just like taking a spinning class or doing a set of lunges at the gym. Yoga aims toward transcendence of all those things.
I have been reflecting on why Burt Shavitz, the face behind Burt's Bees, impacted our world. Burt was an icon for natural, niche products whose core values remained consistent even after he became a millionaire.