How many hours a day do you sit? Studies show an association between a sedentary lifestyle and premature mortality. But before you stop reading this article thinking that this doesn’t apply to you because you work out regularly, think...
My boyfriend recently requested I have dinner with an ex-colleague of his. He and his wife had invited us for dinner at their house. Saturday night. My immediate reaction? I pushed back on the request. "Why do you want...
I know it is still Winter, but Spring is around the corner so I thought I’d plant the seed now (pun intended!). As a kid I LOVED vegetables, still do. Full credit goes to my mother and her green...
It seems everyone I talk to is either making, or ordering 'golden milk lattes'. As the latest and greatest health drink, I was curious about it's benefits and what all the fuss was about. So I did a bit...
Most people know the sun’s rays are bad for our skin. But did you know they’re just as bad for our eyes? When people think of wearing sunglasses they think of summertime, but the UV rays are just as harmful in...
The left photo, retouched, is from a previous CVS beauty campaign. The unaltered image at right shows how the company plans to represent beauty. Well it's about time. Now, if only every other company would do the same! This week, CVS,...

Anger As Fuel

Guest Writer: Heather Kennedy Welcome to the rest of your life! You have been diagnosed with an incurable, progressive disease. You stumble out of the doctor's office shattered and disoriented. People are talking, but you have no idea what they...
Tech Neck is a real thing. It's a term used to describe neck pain caused from too much time bent over at a computer or a smart phone. Spine Health describes it as: "The act of holding your head flexed...
I never gave it much thought as to why we, as a country (US), drink far less tea than other nations. I guess the British Tea Act and Boston Tea Party really has a lingering effect. But, as Anna Lamnari's...
"Load us up!  There’s something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced coffee will perk you up in the afternoon heat, and...

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