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Women's Health

Surprising Connection Between Autoimmune Disease and Endometriosis

What you don’t know really can hurt you. So even though today’s news isn’t exactly welcome, it could ultimately ease…

Wellness

The Cleansing Fast that Lets You Eat

The idea of fasting is alien to many of us—it brings to mind long periods of hunger…feeling uncomfortably weak…even faint.…

Lawn

Food Swaps: All the Pleasure…None of the Guilt

The next time you’re craving a less-than-healthful treat, such as a plate of pasta or a bowl of ice cream,…

Diet & Nutrition

Acai — Is It a Better Berry?

For the last few years, everywhere you turn, you see products containing the acai (ah-SIGH-ee) berry, a fruit harvested from…

Diabetes

Is It Riskier to Be a Thin Diabetic?

It’s well-known that obesity raises the risk for type 2 diabetes, but roughly 11% of people with the disease have…

Medications

Never Forget to Take Your Meds Again

Dana, a colleague with diabetes, is diligent about eating right and exercising, so you’d expect her to be on top…

Wellness

Laugh Your Way to Better Health

Have you ever laughed and then said, "Thanks, I needed that"? You were so right — because the very act…

Bladder

Surprising Link to Kids’ Toilet Troubles

Feeling frustrated because your school-age youngster didn’t make it to the toilet in time—again? As you launder that pile of…

Stress

Crazy with Stress? Craft Your Way to Calm

When my friend Nancy Monson’s mother was diagnosed with dementia earlier this year, the challenges of caregiving coupled with the…

Supplements

The Power of Peppermint

Peppermint is more than the flavor of your gum or toothpaste. It’s an herb (known as Mentha piperita) that can…

Infections

A Sugar-Coated Pill That Helps Fight Infection?

Have you ever been plagued by an infection that felt as if it would never go away? They’re known as…

Diet & Nutrition

Are Gorgeous Gourmet Salts Good for You?

Sprinkle On Sparkly Salts for a Variety of Health Benefits Gourmet salts come in an intriguing mix of colors and…

Neuromuscular

Golf Yips — Excuse or a Neurological Problem?

Golfers having trouble on the greens call it "the yips" -- a vexing malady in which you involuntarily jerk your…

Sexual Wellness

Should You Carry a Condom?

Even Monogamous Couples May Need Protection Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases In a conversation one of our colleagues had with a…

Diet & Nutrition

Eat Fat for Breakfast!

Fight Metabolic Syndrome with High-Fat Breakfast Forget about black coffee and dry toast if you’re trying to lose weight and…