You Can Lose Weight and Keep It Off With Mindful Eating

The best thing about mindful eating is that you are not chained to impossible diet rules or bland menus, says Susan Albers, PsyD. She says mindful eating is about balancing how you eat with what you eat. “We have lots of mindless eating habits that lead to weight gain, such as mindlessly popping chips in your … Read More

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New Research Works to Unlock Mystery of Huntington’s Disease

There are few diseases as devastating as Huntington’s disease (HD) – a progressive condition that can cause uncontrollable movement, emotional disturbances and cognitive problems. We know this mysterious condition is encoded in people’s genes, but researchers have yet to unlock exactly how to stop or slow its progression. However, new research offers insight about the … Read More

Have You Ever Been Sleep Drunk? New Study Finds It’s Quite Common

If you’ve ever been so startled by your alarm clock that you reach for the phone instead of the snooze, you’re in good company. A new study finds as many as one in seven people may suffer from a disorder called “sleep drunkenness.” It’s described as that feeling of confusion or amnesia we sometimes experience … Read More

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Don’t Live Your Life Focused on Disease

For a person with a complex, chronic illness, too much healthcare can be as dangerous as too little. It’s easy to become overly dependent on medical interventions, on drugs and treatments that while useful, are not enough in themselves to help a person achieve real health.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

Violence, including shootings, terrorism or natural disasters, can overwhelm any of us — and can be especially troubling for kids. Children struggle, as we do, to make sense of it all. Talking to your kids about tragedies can be difficult, but it’s important. Children have limited life experience, and talking to them can help them … Read More