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Nothing NICE About ICER

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) is emerging as a major player in the health care cost debate. The organization through its affiliates is holding public meetings focusing on specific diseases and outlining theirShow More Summary

Public Displays Of Connection: Does The Number Of Friends You Have On Facebook Matter?

"Man is by nature a social animal... Society is something that precedes the individual. Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of society, is either a beast or a god." -- Aristotle We all know that certain behaviors increase our risk for disease and premature death. Show More Summary

We Mental Health Professionals Ignore Our Public Responsibility In Today's World

Those of us in the mental health professions are too silent and disengaged from an important responsibility we have to individual lives and society today. To explain, we live with increasing fears and insecurity, as we worry about what may lie ahead in this world: The increasing disruption and violence. Show More Summary

An Open Letter To Vice President Biden

Dear Mr. Vice President, I want to personally thank you for all you're doing for cancer research right now. It's so powerful how you've been able to take the indescribable grief of losing your son, and turn it into something that will...Show More Summary

A Trip To Summer Camp Now Expands Your Relational IQ

Calling all adventurous and creative people desiring to expand their relational IQ... This recent summer camp experience for adults centered on reintroducing more genuine human connection in all its forms -- with the exception of technology...Show More Summary

Pride And Mental Health, Don't Let The Stigma Kill You

This article was co-written with Leslie Garcia, a licensed clinical social worker, certified life coach and the founder of Counseling Space, a life enhancement/enrichment practice that improves the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities through personal advocacy, counseling, and education. Show More Summary

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier In Life

Happiness is something that everybody wants but is misunderstood by many people. Happiness doesn't come by accident or as a coincidence. It is an intentional state of being that comes about as a result of practice and conscious effort. Thankfully,...Show More Summary

5 Hidden Signs of a Hormone Imbalance

by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS At this very moment, there are various hormones at play in your body working together to determine things like your energy, mood, menstrual cycle, temperature, fat-burning or fat-storage abilities,...Show More Summary

12 Natural Sunburn Cures

by the editors of Prevention magazine Your day of summer fun is winding down and what do you know? You got burned and now you need a sunburn remedy. You know that UV exposure can cause skin to age quickly and trigger skin cancer, but...Show More Summary

Here's Why You Get Out of Breath Walking Up Stairs (Even Though You're Fit)

By Rozalynn S. Frasier I like to think that I am in pretty good shape. I work out five to six times per week, have run multiple marathons and, well, I am the senior fitness editor for Health. Still, there are times when I find myself winded after climbing a flight or two of stairs. Show More Summary

How An Online Registry Could Be The Key To An Alzheimer's Cure

More than 44 million people across the globe have Alzheimer's disease. And that number is expected to multiply by three or more over the next several decades. Yet, despite billions of dollars of investments into research and advocacy...Show More Summary

Putting Pulses at the Heart of Africa's Agribusiness Boom

Africa's food and beverage market has the potential to reach $1 trillion by 2030. Exploding urban populations across the African continent are demanding access to varied, processed foods. This is creating a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs...Show More Summary

How Pulses Can Help Us Combat Malnutrition in South Asia

South Asia is home to almost 40 per cent of the world's stunted children. A lack of vital nutrients in their younger years leads children across the continent to have impaired growth, both mentally and physically. This leads to a higher...Show More Summary

7 Reasons Why Including Protein in Your Diet is a Must

When we think about protein, images of body builders and athletes come to mind. But protein has important health benefits for everyone, not just for sports enthusiasts eager to build muscle. To understand why this nutrient is so necessary in our diets, it's important to understand more about it. Think back to high school science class. Show More Summary

A Healing Meditation for Injuries

By Yoga Journal The best (if dreaded) remedy for battling a yoga injury? Rest. My left arm is in need of a major vacation from Chaturanga, but my mind is highly displeased by the verdict. I decided to appease my cranky brain with a simple visual and mantra-oriented meditation. Show More Summary

10 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Living Happy And SMART

I do my best with my writing here and on my blog SMART Living 365 to stay away from politics. That's not because I don't have an opinion, but my intention is to instead inspire and encourage us all to think and form our own opinions from a space of awareness, compassion and personal responsibility. Show More Summary

Hyperthyroidism: Too Much Of A Good Thing

By: Dr. Alan Christianson When someone you know is living with hypothyroidism, it can be tempting to think that if only the doctor would prescribe an extra helping of thyroid hormone, your friend or loved one would feel so much better and would enjoy life more. Show More Summary

Mental Illness: The New Cancer

My brother was a music student, outdoor leader, and president of his school's student union. Creative and ambitious, he dreamed of continuing our father's legacy by becoming a professional musician. Now he lives in a homeless shelter,...Show More Summary

Reinventing Codependency/Recovering From Self-Love Deficit Disorder

Codependency No More! How to Recover from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles that help his patients resolve their painful dysfunctional relationships patterns. Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles...Show More Summary

How To Find Your Eating 'Off-Switch'

Image: mbaldenkova via Adobe Stock Why you can't find your off-switch People often tell me: 'I don't have an off-switch!' 'I don't know when to stop eating!' 'Once I start, I can't stop eating - it's like I have no off-switch!' or 'I've never had an off-switch' It breaks my heart to hear this. Show More Summary

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