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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Hugs and Hard Labor on an Indiana Farm

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

With sturdy threads of work and affection, my grandmother was weaving the torn world back together for me.

A Son in Rehab, a Dying Parent: How to Bring Them Together?

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

Also, advice on confronting a man-child whose mother packs his lunch, and how to respond to judge-y friends.

Why Young Girls Don’t Think They Are Smart Enough

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

Being intellectually gifted is often stereotyped as a male quality, and American girls seem to absorb this thinking at a young age.

Placebo Beats Supplements for Arthritis Pain

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

A placebo worked better than glucosamine and chondroitin for easing the pain and stiffness of arthritis.

Travelers With Nut Allergies Clash With Airlines

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

Parents say that even mentioning a nut allergy to airline staff can get them kicked off a plane.

The Modern Love Podcast: Mykelti Williamson Reads ‘For the Boy Who Makes Waves’

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

On this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the actor reads Joe Blair’s story of a father struggling to love and care for his autistic son.

How to Be Mindful at Your Desk

3 weeks agoHealth : Well

Take a moment to be mindful during a busy workday.

Head Trip: Meditation Apps for Travelers

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

Apps today are offering stress relief for vacationers, be they on planes, trains, city streets, or lounge chairs in the South of France.

The Right Way to Fall

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

A paratrooper and stuntman share their advice: Be like a toddler.

Are Baby Carrots as Healthful as Other Carrots?

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

Baby carrots are a popular snack. But are they as rich in nutrients as a full-fledged carrot? And what about those miniature carrots with the greens attached you see at farmers’ markets and high-end restaurants?

5 No-Phone Zones for Parents and Kids Alike

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

It’s just as important for adults to have screen-free periods as it is for children.

Exercise Can Be a Boon to People With Parkinson’s Disease

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

An exercise regimen, while not a cure, can alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms and slow progression of the disease.

Cervical Cancer Taking Deadlier Toll in U.S. Than Had Been Thought

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

A new study, which excluded women with hysterectomies, also showed the disparity in death rates between blacks and whites was significantly wider.

These Young Adult Novels Come With Back Stories: The Authors’ Own

last monthHealth : Well

Married parents, one transgender, have created a series, “Changers,” popular with teenagers who feel they were born in the wrong bodies. (Really, Mom!)

Confessions of a Weather-Beaten Helicopter Mom

last monthHealth : Well

I never meant to be an overprotective mother. But my husband is blind, so I have to be doubly watchful to cover for both of us.

After Losing a Foster Child, Contemplating Another

last monthHealth : Well

We’ve given ourselves the time and space needed to figure out whether the hole in our lives is one that only he was meant to fill.

For Better Vision, Let the Sunshine In

last monthHealth : Well

Exposing young eyes to sunlight may be the best way to counter the worldwide increase in nearsightedness.

Hitting the Beach? An Umbrella Is Not Enough

last monthHealth : Well

Wearing high SPF sunscreen provided more protection than an umbrella. But people still got sunburned.

How to Be Mindful With Your Phone

last monthHealth : Well

Impulsively checking your phone? Take a moment with your own thoughts instead.

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