Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Because crunches alone won't "cut" it!by Kim KashThe weather is warming, and if you're like me, you're probably hauling out your bathing suits, shorts and sundresses and cringing at the notion of wearing this stuff in public. (Did I really wear these last year?)
Monday, April 29, 2013
If you're like me (and lots of other people out there), these recent weeks have been tough ones in the news due to the Boston Marathon bombings and other tragedies around the world. However, there's also been some encouraging news on the health front. Perhaps you'll find something here that is important to you or to share with someone you love.Kidney Stones and Calcium
Monday, April 22, 2013
I'm a little late to announce that March was colon cancer awareness month. I guess I'm guilty of what a lot of us do when it comes to colon cancer awareness: ignore it or procrastinate thinking about it.But what's important to realize is that colorectal cancer is an "equal opportunity employer," striking both men and women. It is responsible for 150,000 diagnoses (that's about 16 people every hour!) and 50,000 deaths annually in the United States.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Yesterday morning, concerned about a problem I was having after having some injections weeks before for varicose veins in my legs, I called my doctor. I'll be taking a five-hour flight later this week and wanted to make sure there would be no problem. Ever since writing about deep vein thrombosis, I've had it on my mind.
Your World at Home
Monday, April 15, 2013
by Sarah Vogel, Environmental Defense Fund