It seems clear it's time to choose responsible governance over petty politics and expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania.
Women today could drink their own mothers under the table, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry. Though the study took place in Australia, the researchers believe it signals a much larger trend in the developed world.
I used to want to be skinny. But then I found myself surrounded by people who valued performance over looks, who saw girls with curves and muscles as admirable and beautiful rather than bulky and manly, and my outlook began to change. And that has made me a much happier and healthier person.
Why do women get breast implants? It's the number one cosmetic surgery in the U.S., even though it carries with it the burden of judgment and dismissal. So what's driving these women? Are they young and insecure? Superficial? Desperate?
Sometimes it's good to stop everything else in the world for a few days, a week, or a month, and start embracing your inner child. Let your mind run free. Engage in this on a regular basis.
Are you blessed with willpower, or do you wish you had as much willpower as (insert any name). Do you wonder why willpower is illusive to you? Wake ...
Lost amidst the flurry of changes is a pervasive health care policy issue that significantly affects all of our health outcomes as well as our health care dollar: gender inequity in medical research.
In November of last year, I wrote about the need to make lung cancer a year-round conversation -- one that goes well beyond lung cancer awareness mont...
Apparently my resulting facial expression doesn't fully expose how I really feel about these advances, so let me lay it out with words, boys: You're not being cute. You're not being funny or clever. In fact you're mildly nauseating.
People value, respect and choose us when we value, respect and choose ourselves. It has taken me years to discover this.
It seems that bias toward males still exists in American research labs. When scientists investigate new drugs to cure diseases, they test them on male rats and men and extrapolate their results to women. Women are prescribed new medications that don't work, make them sick, or kill them because the pills weren't tested on women.
No amount of recognition (which I didn't get) or dangled promotion (which I also didn't get) could have made up for what I lost. They could not have compensated for those intrusions -- intrusions into my time, my space, my family, and my life.
It's understandable if you feel completely overwhelmed in your hardest moments. It's also pretty normal that you may want to escape it all and check out, but it isn't what will ultimately serve you best.
A significant shift in the law has just made it more difficult for the injured to get justice in Florida. The change occurred quietly when Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of the personal injury case of Maria Franco Perez, a Miami woman who brought suit against her employer alleging that her stress level at work caused her to give birth 20 weeks early.
A smiling receptionist is there to greet you as you enter the lobby of the Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center in San Francisco's East Bay. She directs you to the registration desk, where there's no wait. A nice woman hurries to finish up a conversation and is ready to help.
We can become more aware of how we feel about our bodies, and what our bodies need by reminding ourselves that hunger is not always about food. Food and emotions are deeply connected.