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WATCH: The Moment I Knew My Health Needed To Be A Priority

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

You never know when a breakthrough will strike. For Jodi Clark, the moment of clarity came during a completely ordinary lunch. As she ate, she got ...

WATCH: The Wake-Up Call That Changed My Health At 16

Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Author Tom Rath got a wake-up call that would change the rest of his life when he was just 16 years old. The writer of "Eat Move Sleep: How Small C...

Questions About Aging That You're Too Embarrassed (Or Afraid) To Ask

Posted 10.17.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We asked these top doctors to explain some of the less-than-awesome surprises of getting older. Q. Argh, facial hair! Is there a...

The Top 10 Reasons Why Walking Meetings Will Be Your Best Meetings

Brett Greene | Posted 10.26.2013 | Denver
Brett Greene

Even if your meetings aren't as important to world peace as Reagan and Gorbachev's, there are plenty of benefits to making your next meeting a walking meeting.

Dr. Nancy Snyderman With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.12.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I welcomed Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman back to Mondays With Marlo. I was so excited to ask Dr. Snyderman all of y...

Emi Boscamp

What You Need To Know About Vaccinations And Medications Before Traveling Abroad | Emi Boscamp | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

Before traveling abroad, many people have questions about how to protect themselves from foreign bacterial or viral illnesses. The threat of infection...

24 Pieces Of Health Advice From Our Fathers

Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living

They say mother knows best, but we'd argue that dads also know a thing or two when it comes to good health. And this Father's Day, we're recognizing i...

Are You Making These 10 Health Mistakes?

Posted 04.30.2013 | OWN

By Bob Greene Over the past decade, I've noticed that people tend to make the same mistakes over and over again when it comes to losing weight ...

Actually, No You're NOT A Nutrition Expert

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We have created a seething stew of opinion about everything to do with nutrition, including, presumably, stew. That leaves us with far too many cooks, many lacking credentials to be in the kitchen in the first place.

When It Comes To Health Care, Is Less More?

Next Avenue | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gary Drevitch A groundbreaking campaign urges physicians to quit ordering 135 unnecessary tests and procedures Wh...

3 Obstacles Standing Between You And Perfect Health

Posted 03.12.2013 | OWN

By Deepak Chopra A baby is given its health by nature, as a birthright. This perfect state will remain until we interfere with it. That "interferen...

10 Ways To De-Stress Your Way To Great Health

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

While retirement is theoretically a relaxing time designed to reward years of hard work, it can be anything but calming for retirees used to living wi...

HuffPost Q&A: Under Pressure

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Blood pressure is best treated holistically. Severe or poorly-managed stress could be the reason for it, and if so, blood pressure is merely a sign of the underlying condition. Always best to look for causes -- and treat as close to them as possible.

25 Experts Share: If You Could Only Give One Piece Of Health Advice, What Would It Be?

Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

There's no shortage of health information out there. Whether you're hoping to decrease your salt intake or learn more about integrative medicine, with...

HuffPost Q&A: Reductionists Missing the Forest for the Trees?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We have gained too much from the reductionistic probings of science to abandon them. But we are losing much -- including lives every day -- for failing to see past them as the circumstances warrant.

Ask Healthy Living: What's The Healthiest Way To Gain Weight?

Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

Training By The Numbers

Dan Trink, CSCS | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Trink, CSCS

As a personal trainer and nutritional consultant, I get asked a lot of questions. Apparently, while not everyone actually goes to the gym or follows a specific diet, everyone is certainly curious about it. And, for some reason, every query seems to start with "how much," "how little" or "how often."

9 Best Pieces Of Health Advice For 2013

Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty

It seems as though every day there's a new article touting some need-to-know health tip or insight that directly affects our lives. "Oh," we think ...

HuffPost Q&A: Minding Gun Control and Minds

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The trouble is, like most misfortunes of health, mental health disorders come to us across a spectrum. In some cases, they are merely troubling, and do not rise to the level of renouncing personal autonomy. In some cases, they are so extreme as to be all but unmanageable.

WATCH: Fergie's Health Secrets

OWN | Posted 12.27.2012 | OWN

Black Eyed Peas singer and multiplatinum solo artist Fergie is known for her booming voice as well as her enviable abs. While filming "Oprah’s Next ...

Modeling Advice: How to Have a Healthy Body

Naima Mora | Posted 02.19.2013 | Style
Naima Mora

It is so very important for a model to maintain his or her health. We work in a very physically demanding profession and what we bring to the table, besides our charm and charisma, is in fact our physique.

HuffPost Q&A: Fishing for the Truth About Nutrition

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Eating fish confers net benefit. Maybe it's the omega-3, and maybe not. Maybe it's because of adding fish, and maybe it's because of displacing meat. Maybe it's all of these, and it's in spite of the contaminants that come along for the ride.

3 Common Beliefs That Can Prevent You From Achieving Your Health Goals

Wendy Boglioli | Posted 01.12.2013 | Fifty
Wendy Boglioli

The truth is that you don't need to have won anything to start doing something today. Define your goals, rely on a network of people to help you achieve them and turn your weaknesses into your strengths.

Before Scientific Discovery, There Was Truth

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

The ancient sages of India developed a tradition of personal health and growth that stood the test of time through many centuries of practice and implementation.

30 Things I Know About Health Now That I'm 30

Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

There is a fundamental irony to writing a health-themed "things I've learned" blog at the age of 30 when, medically speaking, I've been already been mature for more than half my life. Leaving my twenties is a cultural milestone rather than a biological one. And while it may seem glib to compare the two, there is an undeniable disconnect between our biological and social expectations for people, especially women.