Health MasteryColumns

Health Mastery

Prescription: A Dose of Compassion By Kathleen Aharoni Recently, Louis Weiss, publisher of this magazine, sent me a YouTube video…

Doctor’s OrdersCurrent Articles

Doctor’s Orders

Shattering the Stigma of Depression By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Since the mid-20th century, when cognitive psychotherapy was being introduced, depression…

The Prevention ColumnColumns

The Prevention Column

Getting Started When You Think It’s Too Late By Anthony Bonazzo A lot of Americans have an all-or-nothing mentality, especially when…

Scientific SnackingLatest News

Scientific Snacking

The good, the bad, and the delicious By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN Americans love to snack, but snacking on…

Health TechCurrent Articles

Health Tech

5 Smartphone Apps to Help You Eat Better and Exercise More By Megy Karydes In this issue, we continue our look…

What Your Body Is Telling You In Your 30s and 40sFamily Health

What Your Body Is Telling You In Your 30s and 40s

By Morgan Lord When we women leave our 20s and enter our 30s and 40s, we finally peak—comfortable in our…

The Testosterone EffectMen's Health

The Testosterone Effect

Testosterone is linked to men’s overall health, but levels decline with age and are lower in each new generation. Could…

Being Cared ForFamily Health

Being Cared For

Above photo: Daniel Johnson, MD, Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago boasts several nationally leading pediatric…

Questionable ScreeningsCancer

Questionable Screenings

Timing is everything in avoiding unnecessary risks that can come with cancer screenings By Nancy Maes Screenings for cancer are…

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a ConsultationKnow What to Ask

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a Consultation

By Eve Becker Even if a doctor is in a rush, patients have the right to make sure that their…

Health LiteracyAccess to Care

Health Literacy

Simplifying patient communication can lead to better health outcomes By Eve Becker When patients leave the doctor’s office, the control…

The Evolution of Cataract SurgeryEye Care

The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Simple and effective, removing a cataract is the sensible and first step to better sight By Terri Yablonsky Stat Gone are the days…

Acupuncture: Getting to the  Point of ItAlternative Medicine

Acupuncture: Getting to the Point of It

There are some amazing treatments when the Western and Eastern hemispheres treat illnesses together By Maryann Pisano Photos by James…

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”In The Know

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”

Carpal tunnel syndrome is not just the plague of the typistBy Karen Schwartz You’re writing an e-mail, aware of a…

Indie Docs Versus the NetworksBusiness of Healthcare

Indie Docs Versus the Networks

The pros and cons of hospital groups and independent physicians comes down to groups of independent patients By Tom Mullaney…

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical CareBusiness of Healthcare

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Choosing a primary care physician is critical to your health and wellness. It can be difficult when the marketplace is…

Long-Term Care InsuranceBusiness of Healthcare

Long-Term Care Insurance

Why you should start considering it now By Morgan Lord The fact is, you’re getting older every day. And as…

Above and Beyond: NutritionCharities

Above and Beyond: Nutrition

By Megy Karydes Obesity affects approximately 17 percent of children aged 2 to 19 years, and the figure has nearly…