Real Women, Real Stories
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016
So many of us are guilty of it: We feel lousy with a sore throat, bronchitis, a cold or a sinus or ear infection. We call or visit our health care professional, insisting that we need antibiotics.
And we have been getting them, in many cases despite the fact that they're unnecessary. Antibiotics account for 47 million excess prescriptions each year.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Most of the time, we go about our days routinely and with little thought. We wake up, brush our teeth, pour ourselves some coffee or tea, eat breakfast (or not) and head off to work (or play).Wash, rinse and repeat.Sure, having a morning routine—or any routine for that matter—is an essential part of living a healthy life. But, did you ever stop to reexamine those everyday habits?You may ask: Why fix it if it ain't broke?
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
After being cooped up in the dreary darkness and cold of winter, lots of us (at least in the colder climates) have come away pale, anxious to get moving again and, in many cases, sporting a few extra pounds. A University of Pittsburgh study of people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) found that 27 percent reported a pattern binge eating. Hardly surprising.
Saturday, April 23, 2016