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Dr. Pat Consults: When to Call In a Physiatrist

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

A physiatrist is a physician who specializes in the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation. These physicians are trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal and/or neurological conditions.

Listen To Your Nana: Health Advice From Our Grandparents And Yours

Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living

While most of us have medical doctors from the time we're born, grandma and grandpa often play an important role as "health consultants" -- passing do...

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

Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living

We’re bombarded with health advice from helpful friends everyday. Eat a low carb diet. Eliminate wheat. Go vegan. Sometimes these messages can sound...

What's Your 'Health Skeleton?' Advice From Famous Wellness Warriors

Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living

We eat our veggies and pack in a morning workout, but all of us -- all of us -- have at least one bad health behavior. For yoga guru Elena Brower, it ...

How Do You Make Lifestyle Changes?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

In my practice I have seen that people generally make lifestyle changes in one of two ways. Neither is right or better. However, it is valuable to know what group you fall into so that you can plot the best course for making changes.

A Diet Of Unintended Consequences

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We need dietary guidance that is explicit about foods people should and shouldn't eat. Guidance that says once and for all, "If it glows in the dark -- whether it's low in fructose or not, low in fat or not, low in sodium or not -- step away from the box, and nobody will get hurt!"

One Excellent Reason for Not Keeping Your Diabetes a Secret

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

I can think of at least several good reasons for not keeping your diabetes a secret. It is usually a good idea to let at least a few of your close friends and/or colleagues that you see on a regular basis know you have diabetes.

A Healing Balance

Carre Otis | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Carre Otis

My own path towards wellness has been a long and dynamic one. It's taught me that healing from the inside out takes time and there can be great value in various sources of guidance.

Wellness Tips for Teenagers Only

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

It's so important for teenage girls to feel happy about their bodies and to have high self-esteem. Since it's also bikini season, it's the perfect time to share a few of my practical health tips and facts on wellness for teens.

Under the Sea(weed)

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

You've seen it around your sushi, most likely. Not the soy sauce or the little green mound of wasabi, but the seaweed that holds everyone's favorite food together. It makes sushi rolls delicious and portable, but it's a lot more than wrapping paper.

How To Be The Healthiest Person Alive

AJ Jacobs | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
AJ Jacobs

My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level.

The Real Reason You're In A Bad Mood

Healthland, TIME | Posted 01.19.2012 | Women

Feeling cranky, fatigued and unable to focus? You might just need a drink of water, according to new research. The small study, published in the Jo...

Can The Language You Use Affect Your Weight?

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.21.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

The everyday language that you use is really important and can influence your personal habits.

Your Body Really Does Tell You What It Needs

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.20.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

Have you noticed that when you get anxious or angry you suddenly get a physical ailment or even become accident-prone? I

Embrace Your Age

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

There is a moment in all our lives when the feeling that we are getting older hits us for the first time.

How Happy Is Your Health?

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.18.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

You can have a great marriage, a great career and a great family but taking care of your health has to come before everything else.

13 Signs You're Too Busy

Maria Lin | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women
Maria Lin

Here are 13 signs that you might need a time overhaul in your life -- and easy tips on how to get started, today.

Taking Healthy Living Personally: Interview With Sarah Wilson

Laura Cococcia | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Cococcia

Wellness used to be just one compartment. Now we seek wellness in our work and our friendships, as well as physically and psychically.

Mind & Body Expert Deepak Chopra: 'Don't Believe Your Prognosis'

Posted 08.21.2011 | Women

Deepak Chopra discusses why you shouldn't always trust your prognosis. Share your thoughts in the comment section below My Weekly Newsletter S...

Father Knows Best: 50 Twitterers Share Dad’s Best Health Advice

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Some dads have a special knack for offering just the right words of wisdom. And so for our Father's Day healthy gift giveaway, we asked readers to Twe...

What’s The Best Health Advice Your Mother Ever Gave You?

Posted 07.08.2011 | Home

Mom knows best. And so for our Mother's Day gift giveaway last week, we asked readers to share the best natural health advice their mothers offered wh...

9 Health Myths To Stop Stressing About (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the old days, health misinformation would spread slowly. Not today. "The Internet has given people the ability to send everyone on their email li...

For Accurate Health Advice, Don't Rely On Facebook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


5 Easy Steps To Avoid The Common Cold

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

You want to enjoy the season to the fullest, so how do you avoid the inconvenience of having a cold and being down for the count?

5 Ways To Increase Health And Wealth In Minutes

The Doctors | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Doctors

You can definitely take control of your most important personal investment: The health of your own body.