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How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science Follow these six research-backed strategies to keep those pounds off for good. Regardless of where you are on your weight-loss journey, you’re likely living with the constant fear of gaining it all back. Your worry is not unfounded: Research suggests men and women on most traditional diets drop 5
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To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’ Instead of cycling between deprivation and eating poorly, take a balanced approach. My patient looked down with shame and despair and announced, “I was so bad – I cheated, and ate junk.” I cringed. There’s that word again: cheat. The notion of cheating is so often bundled with morally
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The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span As part of a routine checkup, health providers keep track of factors that can profoundly influence a person’s longevity and quality of life, from monitoring cholesterol and blood glucose levels to inquiring about diet and physical activity. In light of this information, we offer clinical advice based on the latest science, and many patients do
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer On a recent trip to Santa Fe, I scheduled a visit Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. O’Keeffe, known as the mother of American modernism, is most renowned for her extraordinary paintings of super-sized erotic flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. As I neared
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Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live? Take steps to survive, thrive and realize your best life possible. Ask yourself this question, “Am I fit enough to survive the challenges of living in the 21st century?” Could you: Get up with no assistance after falling? Dash after a child who was running toward a busy intersection? Hoist your
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How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life You might not be aware, but in every nanosecond of your life, you’re actually experiencing countless never-ending cycles of mind-body recovery that run the gamut from grieving a broken heart to mending a pulled tendon. For instance, as you rest and recover after a long, sweaty hike, you’re probably
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Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds For years I’ve listened to women and men recount an agonizing spectrum of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse and trauma that occurred during their childhood, often continuing through adolescence. Most remember that period in their life as the time when they began to overeat. Neglect, abandonment, isolation, and physical
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Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly” What thoughts and feelings do the word “elderly” conjure for you? Perhaps you immediately envision a frail man or woman in his or her 80s or 90s living with chronic disease and cognitive impairment. How many of you have a negative connotation of the term? What does it really
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Mobility Matters: Living Fuller, More Agile Lives
December 2, 2021

Double board-certified orthopedic sports surgeon, Dr. Vonda Wright began conducting in-depth research on aging in 2005.   Double board-certified orthopedic sports surgeon, Dr. Vonda Wright began conducting in-depth research on aging in 2005. She quickly became engrossed with the ways in which people try, as she puts it in her 2021 article “Living F…

Building A Bra to Sense Heart Disease in Women
November 25, 2021

You probably wear a bra almost every day but don’t really think twice about it. What if we told you there is a bra on the way that could track your heart health, and maybe save your life?You probably wear a bra almost every day but don’t really think twice about it. What if we told you there is a bra on the way that could track your heart health, a…

The Menopause Myth: What Your Mother, Doctor, And Friends Haven't Shared About Life After 35
November 18, 2021

Raise your hand if you’re confused about menopause. Well, we’re not surprised if your hand is flailing in the air right now.Raise your hand if you’re confused about menopause. Well, we’re not surprised if your hand is flailing in the air right now. Today we’re talking all about menopause myths, tricks, and life after 35.It’s all too common for wome…

Depressed? How to Know if You’ve Got Seasonal Affective Disorder
November 11, 2021

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. There is a chill in the air and it’s a bit harder to get out of bed for the day.The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. There is a chill in the air and it’s a bit harder to get out of bed for the day. As we head into the fall and winter, it’s time to get on top…

A Woman’s Best Ways to Navigate Remote Work
November 4, 2021

Many of us have been working from home or doing some type of remote work since COVID-19 struck in early 2020. Many of us have been working from home or doing some type of remote work since COVID-19 struck in early 2020. But even as we kind of round the corner of the pandemic, many of us are staying put! So how can we make remote work as sustainable…