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Stay Lean For Life With These 3 Principles

Nate Palmer | Posted 10.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Nate Palmer

How is it that obesity in America is hitting all time highs year after year, while the profits for the fitness and supplement industries have never be...

6 Benefits To Going Outside In The Fall And Winter

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Constance Scharff, Phd

Even though it's getting colder, there's no reason to become a couch potato. Over the years a rich body of scientific research into the benefits of be...

How Fuzzy Memories Can Be The Most Difficult To Forget

Laura Ward | Posted 09.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Ward

It's strange how memory works. Mine isn't very good these days. Sometimes I seriously wonder if I should start talking with a doctor to find out if I ...

How To Use Mindful Breathing To Reduce Stress

Aaron Baker | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Aaron Baker

asically, paying attention to thought and habit. When anxiety surfaces it's very easy to simply react, which only feeds the problem more and creates unhealthy patterns. Alternatively, if we use mindful thought and breathe to bring awareness to the situation we can begin to rid ourselves of the stress we feel in these moments.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

US Navy Reports: Porn Is Sinking Sailors' Erections

Gabe Deem | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabe Deem

If you've been on the internet within the last few weeks, you've likely heard about Anthony Weiner's problems. However, there is another weiner proble...

These Facebook Responses To The East Liverpool Police Department Show The Real #OtherSideOfAddiction

Ryan Hampton | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Ryan Hampton

Imagery is powerful. On Friday, the East Liverpool Police Department posted pictures to their Facebook account of two parents on the side of the road,...

6 Reasons Carfentanil Is About To Turn Our World Upside Down

Deni Carise | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Deni Carise

It’s not like any of us really thought the drug epidemic would get better overnight. It’s just that we thought we might be seeing the depths of th...

What Happened In East Liverpool Is Not Stigma -- It Is Discrimination

Robert D. Ashford | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Robert D. Ashford

Post contains graphic images. As many have already reported, the East Liverpool Police Department posted an image (along with their “objective” c...

Shame Eating

Mara Shapshay | Posted 08.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

Last week I did an open mic in the Valley near my house. My goal was to try out some new stand-up comedy material, which is what open mics are for. ...

Moving Medical Rehabilitation from Hospital to Home

Catherine Y. Spong | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Catherine Y. Spong

One in six Americans--about 53 million people--have a physical disability, and at least 2.2 million use a wheelchair. Disabilities involving visual, h...

Transitioning Veterans Returning To Proper Sleep Patterns

Dwayne Paro | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Proper sleep is something that has to become a habit, habits develop from consistency and being persistent in achieving a positive result.

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Texas Lawmakers Must Address Shortage in Mental Health Workforce

Colleen Horton | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Colleen Horton

We have a mental health workforce shortage in Texas. Just look at the numbers. Last year, 185 Texas counties out of 254 did not have a single psychia...

Organizations Are Serious About The 'No Jerks' Policy When Hiring

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.

What To Do When Treatment Doesn't Work

Allen Frances | Posted 07.29.2016 | Science
Allen Frances

At the very dawn of modern medicine, 2500 years ago, Hippocrates made its most important and robust finding: 1/3 of patients get better without treatment; 1/3 don't get better even with treatment; and only 1/3 actually benefit from treatment.

What Happens When A Killer Is Celebrated Every Day

Laura Ward | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Laura Ward

People need to stop telling me I should have a drink. Seriously. Not because it makes me want to drink. Because it makes them look like complete idiot...

This Group Proves That, In Recovery From Addiction, Community Is Everything

Ryan Hampton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ryan Hampton

The third stop on our 2,500-mile trek to the DNC in Philadelphia was Denver, Colorado. During the past two weeks we’ve crossed five state lines. As ...

Stepping Out of the Shadows in Facing Addiction Across America, On the Road to the DNC -- Part 2

Ryan Hampton | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Ryan Hampton

My second stop on the road to Philadelphia was San Francisco. A town synonymous with revolution and liberal ideals. A place where people have fought t...

Facing Addiction Across America, On The Road To The DNC

Ryan Hampton | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Ryan Hampton

18 months ago, I wasn’t sure if I was going to live or die. But because I was able to access treatment for addiction, and now live in sustained reco...

How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition You might not be aware, but in eve...

The gifts of fear and anxiety

Matthew Sandusky | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Matthew Sandusky

For the past two and a half years I have dedicated my life to being a voice for the voiceless and fighting for justice for those who have been hurt. A...

I Used To Think Sober People Were Aliens

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

Today, I know I make some drinkers uncomfortable just by being in the same room, especially because I am public about my sobriety. Oh how the tables have turned. But my experience has taught me to be compassionate to those who are still out there drinking and using, because I know exactly how they feel.

What Others Think About You Is None Of Your Business

Mara Shapshay | Posted 06.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

One of the greatest things I learned in recovery is that it is none of my business what others think about me. Now, in theory not caring what others think is easy but putting it into practice is hard. Let's just say I fall short on many occasions.

I Could Have Been The Stanford Rape Victim

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

Yes, blacking out is a sign of an unhealthy relationship with alcohol, but when drinking heavily we ask for a hangover, a sleepless night, or a lost purse. We don't ask for our bodies to be violated by men who think it's okay to commit a crime.