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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

For Alexi Pappas, Nightmares Mean You Care

last monthHealth : Well

This is what elite runners dream about the night before a race.

Food, a Place to Sleep and Other Basic Patient Needs

last monthHealth : Well

I’m often surprised by how many of my patients struggle with housing, food and transportation.

Lifting Lighter Weights Can Be Just as Effective as Heavy Ones

last monthHealth : Well

In a study, participants' muscles got bigger and stronger whether they lifted heavy or light weights -- as long as they lifted until they were tired.

How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

last monthHealth : Well

The most popular junk foods come from crops that are heavily subsidized by the federal government.

Cutting Sugar Rapidly Improves Heart Health Markers

last monthHealth : Well

Obese children who cut sugar from their diets saw improvements in markers of heart disease after just nine days.

A Hunger Crisis in the L.G.B.T. Community

last monthHealth : Well

The affluence of several prominent figures masks a bleak reality: Many people in the L.G.B.T. community go hungry, a new report shows.

A Pediatrician’s View on Gun Violence and Children

last monthHealth : Well

Pediatricians view guns and violence as a public health issue, which means talking to parents about how to keep their children safe, and looking for strategies — technological, behavioral and legal — to make everyone safer.

An App to Deconstruct Your Food

last monthHealth : Well

Using yoga-posing pears and bike-riding melons, a new app deconstructs your food, giving you a trove of information not found on a typical food label.

The Narcissist Next Door

last monthHealth : Well

Know anyone who is highly competitive, and portrays himself as a winner and all others as losers?

Doctors Should Listen to Patient Instincts

last monthHealth : Well

How patients say they feel may be a good indicator of their general health.

Brooklyn Fencer Seeks Olympic Gold

last monthHealth : Well

Nzingha Prescod, 23, says she is excited by “the idea of little black girls turning on the TV to see someone like them fencing.”

My Autistic Son’s Lesson: No One Is Broken

last monthHealth : Well

Instead of telling our son to stop running and humming, we thumped and flapped along with him.

Keeping the Disruption of a Move in Perspective

last monthHealth : Well

The magnitude of cancer provides a scale against which every other crisis falls happily short.

The ‘Intentional Summer’ Challenge: Try an Unusual Ice Cream Flavor

last monthHealth : Well

Research shows we are more likely to embrace a novel taste if we can choose it. How about chocolate-chili ice pops or corn ice cream?

An Early Bedtime for Kids May Fight Weight Gain

last monthHealth : Well

Preschool children who are in bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to be obese during adolescence than children who stay up late.

The Doctor-Patient Relationship Is Alive and Well

last monthHealth : Well

When I close the door to the exam room and it’s just the patient and me, the power of human connection becomes palpable.

Myths About Teenagers and Risk-Taking

last monthHealth : Well

Yes, trouble heats up in the summer, but a quick spin around the research gives parents reason to feel hopeful, not helpless.

Can Running Make You Smarter?

last monthHealth : Well

To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys.

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