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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Talking With Teenagers About Marijuana

2 months agoHealth : Well

Adults can use the evolving laws as a jumping-off point to talk with teenagers about how they’ll approach any number of dicey decisions.

The Mindful Child

2 months agoHealth : Well

New research shows the benefits of meditation for the elementary school set.

Three Ways for Children to Try Meditation at Home

2 months agoHealth : Well

There are many apps, classes and books to guide children in meditation, but it is easy (and free) to start at home.

Worried? You’re Not Alone

2 months agoHealth : Well

Two out of five Americans are worried about something every day. Sometimes worrying can help solve your problems — and sometimes it just leads to more worry.

Think Like a Doctor: Sick at the Wedding Solved!

2 months agoHealth : Well

What was wrong with a man who suddenly became ill at his brother's wedding? More than 400 of you offered your diagnoses, but no one got it completely right.

Yoga for the Showoff. Namaste.

2 months agoHealth : Well

Handstand classes are in demand, thanks at least in part to Instagram.

A Mother’s Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment

2 months agoHealth : Well

My mother wrote about her mother's Alzheimer's disease in this paper decades ago. And then it came for her.

The Family That Runs Together

2 months agoHealth : Well

As my family members sniped at one another on our way to the marathon, I couldn't help asking myself: Why didn't I just run this marathon alone?

Ask Well: Taking a Daily Aspirin

2 months agoHealth : Well

Adults ages 50 to 69 who are at high risk for heart attack or stroke should take a daily low-dose aspirin to prevent both heart attacks and strokes as well colorectal cancer.

Pricing a Year of Life

2 months agoHealth : Well

“What is another year of your life worth?” Experts put the number at $50,000. Can patients like me — older people with recurrent disease -- estimate the expense of a future year of cancer treatment to decide whether it’s worth it?

Think Like a Doctor: Sick at the Wedding

2 months agoHealth : Well

Can you figure out what is wrong with a 38-year-old man who suffers from fevers, aches and night sweats after traveling to the mountains of Colorado?

When Hospital Rooms Become Prisons

2 months agoHealth : Well

Like most doctors, I had never received any training on the care of prisoners. So when Michael came to my clinic, I was unprepared.

‘Two-Minute-Warnings’ Make Turning Off the TV Harder

2 months agoHealth : Well

New research shows that giving a child a “two-minute warning” before turning off a video game or TV show does not make it easier for a child to turn away from a screen.

Fat Dad: Mom Makes Dinner

2 months agoHealth : Well

My mother’s idea of a good home-cooked meal consisted of au gratin boxed potatoes, canned tuna fish, or maybe some Franco-American Spaghetti0s.

Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk

2 months agoHealth : Well

Removal of the ovaries may increase the risk for colorectal cancer, a new study concludes.

After Cataract Surgery, Hoping to Toss the Glasses

2 months agoHealth : Well

By age 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or will have had cataract surgery. Some opt for a form of surgery that can make reading glasses obsolete.

To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions

2 months agoHealth : Well

“It is literally neurobiologically impossible to think deeply about things that you don’t care about,” says the neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.

American Girl Has a Hit With Diabetes Doll Kit

2 months agoHealth : Well

American Girl, the doll company, has introduced a diabetes care kit for dolls, and it has sold so briskly it is already on back order.

To Keep Obesity at Bay, Exercise May Trump Diet

2 months agoHealth : Well

Young rats prone to obesity are much less likely to fulfill that unhappy destiny if they run during adolescence than if they do not.

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