Tips for Cancer Caregivers (September 3, 2014)

By Sara Goldberger, LCSW-R Caring for a family member or friend with cancer is often very challenging. The experience can be exhausting both mentally and physically, but it actually becomes even more so... Continue Reading

Overcome Information Overload with a Media Fast (August 4, 2014)

Taking a break from media may help reduce the stress that results from information overload. Imagine it:You are at the office, trying to meet a tight deadline only to be constantly interrupted by the incessant... Continue Reading

Women and Alcoholism (August 4, 2014)

By Laurie Wertich The child of two alcoholics, Dawn King was never a big drinker. For years she and her husband would enjoy an occasional glass of wine, but alcohol just didn’t figure largely into their... Continue Reading

Anger: Ally or Enemy? (July 28, 2014)

By Denise King Gillingham, LM SW, ACC, CPM Anger has been the subject of scholarship and debate for millennia, and yet it continues to derail careers, ruin marriages, and make us sick. So what is this... Continue Reading

Recovery Fitness (July 28, 2014)

When, why, and how to start an exercise program after breast cancer treatment By Carol Michaels and Maria Drozda Breast cancer surgery and treatments affect many areas of the body. Complaints of stiffness,... Continue Reading

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Might Be Making Us Hungry and Fat (July 21, 2014)

Wander the aisles of any grocery store and you are likely to find plenty of products that contain high-fructose corn syrup. The controversial ingredient has been added to everything from ketchup to crackers... Continue Reading

Embracing Brassicas (July 21, 2014)

Put cruciferous vegetables in the spotlight and reap the nutritional—and tasty—rewards. By Laura B. Russell Most of us know that good nutrition plays a crucial role in longterm well-being, yet there... Continue Reading

Special Report: Ovarian Cancer (July 21, 2014)

Ovarian cancer is a critical women’s health issue; According to the American Cancer Society, there were approximately 21,980 new cases of ovarian cancer in 2014, and about 14,270 deaths from the disease.... Continue Reading

10-Minute Workouts, Three Times a Day for Better Health (July 14, 2014)

By Ann Bloom Life is busy. Between work and family obligations, it can be hard to find a 30-minute time slot for exercise every day—but what if you could get the exercise you needed in 10-minute increments... Continue Reading

Out from the Shadows (July 14, 2014)

Healthcare providers, mental health professionals, and affected families around the country are working hard to shine light on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. By Diana Price Six weeks after Ivy Shih... Continue Reading

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