Over the course of thirty years, I have been trying to lose 20 pounds to no avail... although I’ve always watched my weight, steadfastly dieted for two days straight, and lost momentum on the third day. With the cycle of dieting and eating, my weight fluctuated up and down depending on the day’s food intake. But I always wanted to get
Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our bodies don’t need food. Just the thought of food entices us to eat. We think about food when we see other people eating, when we pass a favorite fast-food restaurant, when we see a scrumptious snack near the check-out at a convenience store. In
To worried parents, they can look like pack mules on two legs—students who carry a load on their minds and a load on their backs. A backpack loaded with books may cause strain rather than success. Many studies have shown that heavy backpacks place significant stress on children’s spines and may lead to back pain. A recent study
Summit—Pathways is a blessing for women with cancer. As one of only a few community-based cancer support organizations, Pathways has provided support, education and wellness programs to female cancer patients and survivors free of charge for twenty years. The program offers a unique and personal approach, unlike some of the larger support
israel21C—Australia-based PhytoTech Medical has signed an exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement with Yissum, the technology-transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to develop, manufacture and market a novel delivery system to enhance the bioavailability of cannabidiol (CBD) and/or THC, the active ingredients in
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We need to reassess where responsibility lies for obesity and who should be spending the money to tackle it. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which advises the National Health Service in England, has published new
STRESS. We all have it, usually multiple times in a day. Stress is an unfortunate by-product of our hectic schedules and busy routines. Stress is not only harmful to our bodies and minds, but to our teeth as well. Just think about the last large traffic jam you sat in–cars not moving an inch, time clicking away…did you clench
(JNS.org) The Israeli company BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, revealing results from a clinical trial for its stem cell treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in adults, said most patients in the trial displayed improvement in the form of slower progression of the
When children catch a cold or need vaccinations, many parents may take them to a pediatrician. If children (or adults) break a bone, they might go to an orthopedic doctor. But, what kind of doctor should children and adults see after sustaining a concussion? What about the child who is struggling with homework, can’t
Some of what are considered New Jersey’s best hospitals are among those that will lose significant federal funding because too many patients have acquired infections and other conditions while in their care.
More than one-third of the state’s hospitals are being hit with a 1 percent cut in their
After a gentle knock on the door, I slowly turn the knob and poke my head inside. My next patient is a toddler here for his 18-month check-up. With a startling glance, he quickly looks at me and turns away, running into his mother’s lap and crying.
While, to some, this may sound like the upsetting
Yoga has come a long way from that show at 6 a.m. featuring the lady sporting the full lavender body suit and a ’70s ’fro to becoming the current obsession of the chic, lean, and fashionable.
The thought of contorting yourself in the presence of an ever-growing belly might seem, well, awkward, if not