We all harbor secrets. Some are big and bad; some are small and trivial. Researchers have parsed which truths to tell and which not to.
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Answers to some frequently asked questions about medical cannabis.
Four in every 10 U.S. adults live with two chronic diseases or even more. Here, we will consider how you can help heal your body, mind, and spirit and live.
Research has long suggested that humans benefit physically and emotionally from spending time with animals.
The pain of loss from chronic illness or a life-threatening diagnosis is very real.
Research tells us that friendship supports the mind, body, and spirit at every age.
Therapeutic writing is about the process rather than the product. No one is going to critique your spelling, literary style, content, or lack thereof.
Sleep plays a vital role in long-term health and wellness and is as essential as food and water for survival.
SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, is a specific form of depression that can cause dark emotions at certain times of the year. Here's what you can do.
Remember when you looked forward to the winter holidays as a kid? Now that you’re an adult with responsibilities, the holidays can still be magical, just in a different way.
You may be diagnosed with cancer while in a financially healthy position. But once you need cancer treatment, things can change.
It seems like the cancer team addressed everything. Cancer stage, treatment options, side effects, what to eat and where to find a support group. Or did they?
As soon as we’re diagnosed with cancer, we’re constantly bombarded by messages about how to eat. But what’s important if you want to slow the growth of cancer cells?
A whole person, integrative health approach can help address the symptoms of chronic kidney disease, such as pain, stress, and anxiety to improve a person’s quality of life.
It is estimated that 90 percent of the 37 million Americans with chronic kidney disease are not aware that they have it, even those with severe cases.
Peripheral neuropathy occurs with some cancer treatments, causing numbness, tingling, and pain in the hands, feet, fingers, and toes. Integrative health can help.
Even supplements intended to improve health can have dangerous side effects, particularly if they interact poorly with another medication
You must first address your own health and safety so you are better equipped to aid others, especially your family. Here are some tips for practicing self-care.
Whether you’re expecting your first or fifth child, managing your family's health needs—from annual checkups to nutrition to fostering social relationships—is a big responsibility.
What happens when your parents need your support as they age? Certain conversations are required to better understand their needs and wants.
Are you experiencing symptoms of perimenopause? Learn three steps for mitigating the effects of this transition.
Should your 40s come with a warning label? Try this integrative approach to perimenopause for the relief of common symptoms.
Depression. Irritability. Hot flashes. Weight gain. Unexpected acne, headaches, brittle nails, vaginal dryness. What's going on? It could be perimenopause.
As horrific as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, it is bringing to bear what leaders and practitioners in health care already knew: Our system has a glaring weakness in primary care.
Implement healthy habits by focusing on creating positive change and building confidence in your ability to change.
Did you develop some less-than-healthy habits during the pandemic? Here’s how to shift back this summer.
There are different kinds of headaches, and some are more serious than others. When dealing with headaches, we look at symptoms, severity, triggers, frequency, and life impact.
By attending to the whole person, we can unleash the power of healing and well-being.
Is the weight of juggling it all overwhelming you? Here are 3 simple steps you can take as a mother to reinvigorate your life.
The glamorization of overworking needs to stop now. This notion that strong, resilient people do not need a break feels true, but it is not.
When you or your team feels isolated, burnt out, or disconnected — or when virtual engagement activities just aren’t cutting it — it’s time to put on your walking shoes.
Wayne Jonas, M.D., is a professor of medicine at Georgetown University and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, as well as a retired lieutenant colonel in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army.