This past year, we’ve published hundreds of posts to help you live better. Stories have covered everyday health problems and wellness tips as well as serious conditions. Below, find ten stand-outs we wanted to share with you. These are among our finest offerings of 2015.
Eating well can make all the difference in your daily life. Dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about how to maximize the nutrition you get from your diet, and how a registered dietitian can help.
Starting a new year, which many celebrate by looking ahead, may be a time of special reflection for those who are undergoing or who have finished cancer treatment. If this is you, consider making some New Year’s resolutions for your health and your life post-cancer. Resolutions can help to focus your actions in the right … Read More
This is the time of year when many adults will start putting together a list of resolutions for the New Year, but is it cool for kids to set some goals for 2014, too? Kate Eshelman, PsyD, a child psychologist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health, says it is. “It’s always a … Read More
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a complementary natural healing technique that originated in Tibet. In the early 20th century, a Japanese Buddhist, Dr. Mikao Usui, rediscovered Reiki. Today, this healing therapy is offered by certified Reiki practitioners who trained under Reiki Masters. Below, Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine Reiki practitioner Vickie Bodner, LMT, answers common questions about … Read More
Contributor: Jennifer Dudich, LISW-S, CHT, RYT If you have ever experienced yo-yo dieting, you know how frustrating it can be. Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine specialists believe that you can release unwanted weight for good without “going on a diet.” In the center’s new TRIM-LIFE® Program, participants learn to: Develop a new relationship with food Reduce … Read More
How long have people been enjoying massages? Try centuries! Evidence can be found in Egyptian tombs and ancient Chinese medical texts. Today’s massage therapists manipulate tissue to achieve deep relaxation and to promote healing. Applying skillful touch and pressure, they help treat injuries and health problems. Massage therapy can also prevent injury and enhance wellness. … Read More
As the new year unfolds, we swear to new, healthier habits for ourselves and our families. Then, life jumps into overdrive: we find ourselves doling out cookies to our kids rather than cutting fresh veggies, all while racing to after-school basketball practice or swimming lessons. It’s not too late to regroup. Pediatrician Lynn Milliner, MD, … Read More
I believe body, mind – and yes, spirit – are each important aspects of health. With a new year unfolding, I thought about my own personal health resolutions. It dawned on me that in years past, I had only focused on maintaining a healthy physical and mental body. But when I tried to think of … Read More
As a doctor, a big part of what I do is help people lose weight. If you are overweight and need some practical advice, I recommend: 1. Restrict calories in a tailored program Not all calories, or bodies, are the same. The right diet for weight loss can be different combinations of carbohydrates, proteins and … Read More