Have a Heart: A Rant in Two PartsHealth Mastery

Have a Heart: A Rant in Two Parts

For years I’ve wanted to write a rant about the stagnating choice so many of us make not to feel,…

Paging Dr. CanineAccess to Care

Paging Dr. Canine

From emotional support to cancer detection, dogs leave their medical mark The office where orthopedic surgeon Leon Benson, MD, sees…

Bipolar DisorderMental Health

Bipolar Disorder

Making sense of the ups and downs Lizzie,* a Chicago-resident, was overwhelmed with several stressful situations in her late 20s.…

Eye OpenerVision

Eye Opener

Floaters and flashing lights? It could be a retinal detachment Christmas 2006 is a day I’ll never forget. My husband and…

Water WorksAlternative Medicine

Water Works

Hydrotherapy’s healing power stimulates and soothes Erin Myover-Piotrowski, 35, had been experiencing fatigue, sluggishness and some digestive troubles. “I didn’t…

3 reasons to leave earwax aloneENT

3 reasons to leave earwax alone

Harvard Health Blog Can you think of something you do that’s nearly irresistible, widely popular, but a bad idea that’s…

Diet not working? Maybe it’s not your typeNutrition

Diet not working? Maybe it’s not your type

Harvard Health Blog Have you heard of the blood type diet? I thought it had been debunked long ago but…

Funny Bone

Originally Published in the Fall 2017/Winter 2018 issue

Veg Out!Nutrition

Veg Out!

Plant-based diets are at the root of heart-healthy eating For a healthy heart, there’s no denying that plant foods are essential.…

The Beat Goes OnFitness

The Beat Goes On

Exercising your way to a healthier heart When it comes to taking care of your heart, you can’t underestimate the…