Health & Fitness

The Worst New Drug of 2014

Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families It’s only February, so it may seem early to be talking about one of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) worst decisions of 2014. Yes, the year just started, but the FDA has already made a decision that could potentially harm thousands of […]

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Balancing Act

by guest blogger Elizabeth G. Craig My boys have been sick all week with fevers. A little bit of the sniffles, too, but mostly this incessant fever that, when it spikes, leaves them glassy-eyed and lethargic. These normally healthy, energetic boys are going to bed during the day on their own, with no urging from […]

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Yoga for Cold Hands and a Warm Heart

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher My teacher, Patricia Walden, regularly advises us to “have an adventure” in our practices. Now, I’m all for having new experiences, and I know that this state of mind comes easily when the weather is warm and the skies are sunny. However, much like the water […]

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The Right to Clean Water

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper My son went to the faucet for a glass of water to drink. It came out clean, clear, and fresh. He enjoyed his first sip and then gulped the rest down. As a resident of the United States, do I have the right to expect healthy […]

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The Healing Nature of Sleep

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Why do we sleep? This is really a modern question. Few people wondered about sleep’s utility before Edison invented the electric light bulb. Freed to be productive through the night, we began to neglect rest, even treat it as a distraction. Imagine how much […]

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Get Sugar Smart

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in “I am obsessed with grape tomatoes or mint chocolate,” which I am. No, I’ve set my sights on sugar. Woe is the person who mentions the American diet or diabetes or processed […]

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Living in the Raw: An Interview with Brad Gruno

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen I’ve been a fan of Brad’s Raw Foods for a while now, and have been known to nibble on my fair share of their various kale chips. So it came as a surprise to me when I found out that Brad’s Raw Foods […]

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How to Get Rid of Secrets? Tell Them

by guest blogger Cristina Negrón I never wanted to sign up for Facebook. All of the friending friends, unfriending friends, poking friends, tagging friends…it sounded like a lot of work to me. I wanted to hang out with my friends; I didn’t want to manage them. Nor did I want to disclose lots of personal […]

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