What A Health Coach Can Do For You

You want to exercise more, eat better, lose weight, lower stress, gain control of a health problem. How about a health coach to get and keep you on a new path?


Nature Deficit Disorder: A Massive and Dangerous Epidemic — Sarah Hiner Talks to John La Puma, MD

Getting back to nature is an easy—yet underutilized—way to boost your health. Dr. John La Puma shares with Sarah Hiner the benefits of an outdoor fix.


Can Fecal Transplants Treat Alcohol Addiction?

Healthy gut bacteria from a stool transplant may curb alcohol craving and drinking in patients with difficult-to-treat alcoholism. Research findings…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Benefits of Music in Our Difficult Time

Music therapy is an inexpensive and easy way to transform your mood. You might be surprised by the positive benefits you will accrue, whether by listening or making your own.

Common Threads

Trust Your Body

Every part and system in our body plays a vital role. Simply removing or suppressing them because they’re “broken” puts your health at risk.


Why We Sigh

What is the point of sighing—those sudden, deep, audible exhalations? And what do you do if you live with a heavy sigh-er—or if you do it? A neurobiologist and a psychologist e...

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Did My Baby Get Hurt When She Fell?

When a 7-month-old took a spill off an airline seat, mom and flight crew were concerned for her safety. How Dr. Rubman examined her to assess the situation.


Attention Heavy Sweaters: How to Sweat Less

Everyone perspires, but if you’re sweating buckets, and it’s interfering with your quality of life, there are many effective options that can help.


4 Common Moves That Lead to Injury

The right way to lift heavy objects…put on a shirt…walk downstairs…protect your neck—and prevent painful injuries.


Hands Off! How to Stop Touching Your Face

You know it’s bad for you, but why do you touch your face so much and, more important, how can you stop yourself? Here are the answers you need.


Five Ways to Stay Energized Despite the Heat

When staying in air-conditioning isn't an option, what to wear, eat, do to maintain energy levels.


Natural Ways to Beat Chronic Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more, and makes you more vulnerable to viruses. How to get healthy, stay healthy.


Medicine Made by Bees! How Honey, Pollen and Propolis Can Help You Heal

Bee products such as honey, pollen and propolis are good medicine. Here’s how to use them to treat coughs, sore throats, allergies, wounds and more…


How to Overcome Your Fear of Needles

Afraid of injections? Faint when blood is taken? There’s help! Five solutions to overcome fear of needles.


Top Treatments Now For Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

The main BFRBs are trichotillomania (hair-pulling)…excoriation (skin-­picking)…and onychophagia (nail-­biting).