dark chocolate and almonds

Tis the Season: Eat This, Don’t Stress About That

Tags: Catalyst, healthy diet, holiday season, stress

Yikes! The holidays are here and you’re stressing and craving comfort foods that are high in salt, sugar and trans fats. Try these dietary strategies to relieve your stress — and skip the guilt.


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Exercising After 50: Never Too Late to Start

Tags: Catalyst, exercise, geriatric health

If you’re over age 50 and think you’re past the point of getting any benefits from exercise, think again — you’ll be glad you got moving.


Summer foods and diet for people with diabetes, vegetables and fruit

Have Diabetes? Beat Those Diet Summertime Blues

Tags: Catalyst, diabetes, juvenile diabetes, Recipes, Type 2 diabetes

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the tempting food at summer parties and picnics. A dietitian offers some strategies to help you make nutritious food choices.


tortellini broccoli recipe

Recipe: Tortellini-to-Go Salad

Tags: Catalyst, Recipes

Not much fat, not much sugar — but this pasta salad is packed with flavor and is a great side dish with grilled foods. A summertime treat ideal for people with diabetes and others who like to keep it light.


Italian dip recipe with tomatoes

Recipe: Incredible Italian Dip

Tags: Catalyst, Recipes

Enjoy this creamy and savory dip with fresh veggies instead of chips. Low in fat and sugar, it’s a great choice for those with diabetes or anyone who loves a healthy summertime snack.


mature woman with beautiful skin

5 Biggest Skin Care Myths

Tags: anti-aging, Catalyst, myths, skin care, sunscreen

You know that too much sun and smoking can harm your skin, but you can do more to keep skin healthy than just avoiding risk factors. An expert replaces skin care myths with facts.


black woman up close

Different Skin Care for Different Skin Types

Tags: adult acne, Catalyst, hair loss, keloids, mycosis fungoides, skin care

How dermatologists are improving treatment of skin conditions that affect multicultural patient populations.


woman's face one side clear skin other side with freckles

23 Foods That Are Good For Your Skin

Tags: anti-aging, Catalyst, omega-3, skin care

Can some foods make your skin look firmer, clearer and younger? Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about healthy choices for you that are also healthy for your skin.


patient under blanket

Keeping Patients Warm and Safe During Surgery

Tags: Catalyst, hypothermia, patient safety, surgery

Even a mild drop in body temperature can be dangerous for surgical patients. Research determined why it’s important for a surgical team to prevent a patient from becoming too cold while under anesthesia.


biology research

Crohn’s Research Focuses on Prevention

Tags: Catalyst, Crohn's disease, research

Researchers focus their work on a drug that may protect people from developing Crohn’s disease — or that may keep Crohn’s patients from suffering flare-ups of its symptoms.