Music can be good medicine

Music can be good medicine

Jan Stouffer, who works as a board certified music therapist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, uses…

Small changes to upgrade your health

Small changes to upgrade your health

Here’s a secret: It’s easier to outsmart human nature than to overcome it. To do that, try these easy-to-adopt habits…

The truth behind standing desks

The truth behind standing desks

By Robert H. Shmerling, M.D. Harvard Health Letter Are you reading this while standing at your desk? There’s a good…

Walk your way to health with these 5 tips

Walk your way to health with these 5 tips

By Dr. Jean Harvey-Berino, Ph.D., R.D., and Joyce Hendley, EatingWell You probably know why you should exercise more. Weight management…

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

EatingWell.com When it comes to “natural” ways to improve blood pressure, sodium restriction snags the spotlight. Most experts agree that…

Exercise: It does so much more than burn calories

Exercise: It does so much more than burn calories

By Elizabeth Pegg Frates, M.D. Harvard Health Blog If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve surely heard that you need…

Health Mastery

Health Mastery

Pain: A Love Message from the Body of You By Kathleen Aharoni Dear Self: I would like to address your…

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Ever hear the biblical proverb, “If you find honey, eat just enough.”? These words to the wise…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

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

Swap This For That: Healthier Eating

Swap This For That: Healthier Eating

By Megy Karydes “There are many ways to kick-start healthy eating,” says Kim Gracen, executive chef, Heartland Café in Chicago’s…