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Ethics of Gluten-Free

Currently the only available treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. It may seem simple. If I have celiac disease, then I cannot consume gluten. End of story, right? Not quite. Researchers are working on a pharmaceuticalShow More Summary

Nutrients, Nutritionism, and Historical Nuttiness

The current issue of JAMA features a commentary by two colleagues, calling for an end to what they term the "ban" on total dietary fat. More specifically, the authors are endorsing the report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,...Show More Summary

An Apology: How I Failed Monica Lewinsky

By: Pat Christen, CEO and President at HopeLab I recently watched Monica Lewinsky's TED Talk. I was riveted. The former White House Intern has stepped back into the public arena in order to reclaim her narrative and, as she said, "give...Show More Summary

Self-Hate and the Body

My last blog addressed the topic of a self-hate attack--a sudden, intense mental episode of self-condemnation. Alternatively (or in addition) self-hatred may be expressed through the body in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons. Show More Summary

'Tanorexia' Is Real and I Lived to Tell About It

I remember the day so vividly. It was the summer after my junior year of college and I was working at a summer camp in Michigan. I called my parents in Florida just to say "Hi" and let them know how camp was going, when my mom got very serious and said, "We got the biopsy results back from the Dermatologist. Show More Summary

Regrow Your Knee: How a Meniscus Implant Can Encourage Self-healing

When people injure their meniscus, the fibrous shock absorber in their knee, the torn part is often removed. Sometimes it is sutured. Unfortunately, when tissue is removed, the force is concentrated on a narrow part of the joint and arthritis ensues. Show More Summary

Being The Big Girl At The Barre Class

By Kelsey Miller ALL PHOTOGRAPHED BY LAUREN PERLSTEIN. The first time I walked into a bar workout, I did it with arms crossed and eyebrows raised. "What do I even wear to this thing? Like, a tank and leggings?" I had texted my friend...Show More Summary

My Choice To Live: Part III

Jay Michael continues his story about living with a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Read his previous posts in "My Choice to Live: Part I" and "My Choice to Live: Part II." Every so often in life we meet people who move us instantly. You know,...Show More Summary

21 Struggles Only Chronically Late People Understand

By Dawn Marie I had a date last week. We were supposed to meet at a restaurant at 7 p.m. At 7 p.m., when I was still miles away from the restaurant, I texted the guy and said, "This might be a good time to mention that I'm one of those...Show More Summary

Diabetes Prevention Is Paramount

Berrie Diabetes Center waiting room (photo: Rob Taub) The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center was founded by a diabetic, philanthropist Russell Berrie and supports a unique combination of researchers and clinicians. I have traveled as far as...Show More Summary

Why This Millennial Has Old-Fashioned Hobbies

How this college girl is spending her summer vacation: crocheting an afghan, caring for a sourdough starter, drying home-grown herbs. And I'm not alone; from Taylor Swift making jam to Zooey Deschanel's character in "New Girl" regularly...Show More Summary

Out Of Coffee? Eat These 10 Foods For Energy Instead

Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market By Gina Vaynshteyn for Thrive Market Like most people who struggle to stay awake during the day, I absolutely need a cup of coffee to get me going -- and stay going. Caffeine is fine in moderation,...Show More Summary

Why Aren't You Awesomer?

Almost exactly one year ago, my TEDx Bend talk entitled "Why Aren't We Awesomer?" went live on the TEDx site. (?If you haven't seen it yet, you can watch it here.) Over 100,000 views later, I've realized that one story I didn't share...Show More Summary

When the Stress Comes to a Head

I have held on to this post for over six weeks, but after listening to Arianna Huffington discuss her "a ha" moment -- I decided to share mine. Sometimes we become so enthralled in our work lives it takes over our entire being, and that is not how life is meant to be lived. Show More Summary

Irresponsible People Are a Bummer for Everyone, Including Themselves

Do you know anyone who is always running late, and missing appointments? It seems like they don't care about honoring their commitments, and maybe they forget their assignments, forget important dates, or forget to bring something. People...Show More Summary

5 (Powerful) Reasons to Overcome Depression

My relationship with depression started 11 years ago when I gave birth to my first child. I could not believe that the main reason for my happiness could be as well my main reason of unhappiness. The lack of sleep, the combination of...Show More Summary

A Couple's Guide to Better Arguing

Did you know that a good clean fight with your partner could strengthen your relationship? That's right, healthy skirmishes improve intimacy and communication. However, there's one catch: You have to know how to argue. The Wrong WayShow More Summary

3 Ways to Make Healthier Food Choices

It's a showdown: A healthy, nutritious salad chock full of vegetable goodness and grilled chicken vs a decadent, just out of the oven, warm brownie with ice cream on top.... Which would you pick? And the more important More Summary

Puppy Love: On Having a First Pet

I feel like this is likely going to reach an audience of people who will nod their heads in understanding. But, I'm going to write it anyway. The first day we took her home, she walked around the kitchen a little confused. A scorching hot day during New England's July, she selected a cool kitchen tile and sprawled out. Show More Summary

One Magical Summer

"Summer is going to be over before you know it!" This was the statement my friend made yesterday as we discussed the first day of summer. "Thanks, Debbie Downer," I replied, trying to push the thought of a fast-moving summer out of my...Show More Summary

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