A phenomenon called Intermittent reinforcement encourages you to keep trying until you get what you want – like a designer purse at a great price.
For many families, Thanksgiving Day is one of those rare occasions when multiple generations gather together in one place. That’s why this day of feasting, football and family has also been deemed National Family Health History Day by the U.S. Surgeon General.
An emergency department expert describes nine reasons people end up at the “Emergency Department” during the holidays, with tips to avoid it.
When we say we’re going to the mall for a little retail therapy, most of us are being humorous. But does shopping really help us to feel better?
Hanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, features fried foods that recall the oil that miraculously burned in a temple for eight days. Discover how to lighten your menu while still keeping tradition alive.
When you’re traveling with diabetes, you need to do a bit more planning. Here’s tips should ease your concerns and allow you to travel with peace of mind.
Contributor: Cleveland Clinic Preventive Cardiology dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD This year, if you are looking to put a twist on your holiday dinner, chestnuts might be just the thing. Fresh chestnuts are available from fall through December, which makes them a perfect holiday treat. You can buy them fresh, ground, dried, puréed or vacuum-packed. Roasting … Read More
Some of my patients with diabetes ask me what’s the big deal if their blood sugar levels go up a little or they gain a few pounds over the holidays. They say they can always lose the weight afterward and get their sugar levels under control. To an extent, that could be true. If you’re … Read More
For many people, the smells of a cinnamon- or pine-scented candle or a freshly cut tree evokes good memories. But for some people, those well-known aromas present a serious health risk. Decorations that fill your home with holiday scents can jump-start nasal congestion, sneezing and a runny nose in just about anyone. But, the health … Read More
Hearing that a loved one has a terminal brain tumor is difficult at any time of the year, but even more so during the holiday season. What do you say or do around a person who has recently been diagnosed? While there’s no perfect way to discuss such a diagnosis, neuropsychologist Michael Parsons, PhD, says … Read More