Body shaming is a huge problem in our culture, and it is something that needs to be stopped. Everyone is unique. All of our bodies are unique.
When the doctor says, “It looks like this pregnancy has failed,” your first thought probably isn’t about what happens next.
Music has charms to soothe a savage beast, soften rocks or bend a knotted oak, English playwright William Congreve famously wrote. But it also has superpowers that can improve your family's health.
Imagine for a moment you’re taking a lovely drive down a beautiful coast. Without warning, a tire pops and you swerve to the side of the road and come to a halt. Your best laid get-away plans have been frustrated. It seems as if every time you try to vacation, something goes wrong.
Sleep is just as important to your health and well-being as good nutrition, exercise, and stress management.
Imagine that you are walking through the grocery store. Grocery shopping seems like a simple task; you pick out which foods look desirable based on qualities like taste, cost and attractive packaging. It is a commonly held belief that the obesity epidemic is due to internal characteristics such as the inability to control how much one eats. It can be argued that external factors also contribute, if not play an even larger role, in the proliferation of increasing body mass indices. Factors including personal psychology, community characteristics and national policies vastly contribute to our dietary patterns on a daily basis.
A disease rarely seen in North America has reared its head recently and prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue several advisories over the past few weeks and now the diseases is expected to spread to most of the U.S.
Yoga enriches the body and the soul -- or so they say. One thing's for sure, though: Looking at these poses gone wrong will enrich your soul — through laughter.
Feeling tired and sad this winter? It could be the fact that there are no more pumpkin spice lattes, realizing summer is still a far way off, or you could sufferer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). With a fitting acronym, SAD symptoms include low energy, over-sleeping, depression, and fatigue. Sound familiar?
Years before their children enter kindergarten, mothers can do something that will help their kids perform better in school: Eat fish.
It is almost the end of January, and we all know that one of our top new year’s resolutions was to go to exercise more. It also was probably the resolution that got broken the fastest.
Getting enough iron might not be on our “to do” lists, but if your body is not getting enough iron you might not feel like doing anything. Iron is the most common nutrient deficiency in the U.S. In fact, approximately 10 percent of women are iron deficient.
The United Nations wants you to check your pulse.
BRUNSWICK - Effective Jan. 1, the Beach Monitoring and Notification Program began using a new bacterial level threshold - recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency - in order to determine when swimming advisories should be issued.
If you're one of Netflix's 40 million subscribers (or one of the many others who mooch off one of those subscriber's accounts) you've probably done your fair share of Netflix bingeing. While it's becoming more and more common, a new study from the journal JAMA Psychiatry published findings that the growing popularity of bingeing on your favorite TV shows on Netflix and other streaming sites isn't so great for your cognitive function as you age.
Italian researchers say pasta eating is linked to a healthy body weight. Before you roll your eyes, know that an older study in the U ...
Pregnancy is not an excuse to skip your workout, a new study confirms.
Kids are natural climbers. They climb trees, fences and just about anything they can grab hold of.
Recently, my 6-year-old daughter, Azure, was sitting at the computer when some instructions popped up that required some reading that she had difficulty doing herself ...
Young adults are staying on their parents' health-insurance plans longer, and they're seeing their childhood pediatricians even when they're old enough to have ...
Everyone knows they shouldn't eat cookie dough because of the risk of salmonella from raw eggs. (Not that this stops many of us from ...
With modern life as fast-paced and busy as it is, many of us find ourselves exhausted not only by the end of the day, but ...