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So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

10 Small, Healthy Habits to Try This New Year

by Jen Bucciarelli

Welcome to 2018! A new year is a chance for new goals or a fresh take on old ones. Setting a new goal doesn’t have to be tough. Here are 10 easily-obtainable, healthy goals to try in 2018. In fact,… Continue Reading →

Exercise to Stay Energized This Holiday Season

by Jen Bucciarelli

Between indulgent holiday meals and scrumptious sweets galore, it can be challenging to keep holiday weight gain at bay. Even though this season can be a flurry of parties, shopping, family gatherings and commitments, you’re never too busy to exercise…. Continue Reading →

Belgium Has a New Food Pyramid: Should the USDA Take Note?

by Jessica Malen

Did you know? Belgium has updated their food pyramid this year in an astonishing new format. Read on to discover just how this European country may be turning things upside down for the world in terms of health guidelines.  On… Continue Reading →

Why You Tend to Be Healthier in the Summer

by Maya Munot

Ever feel healthier in the summer? That’s because you are, and with good reason. A recent study by an international team of researchers revealed that your immune system changes with the seasons and reports the first time medical experts have… Continue Reading →

Simple Ways to Eat Well When You’re Short on Time

by Jessica Malen

After a long day, the last thing you probably want to do is spend time in the kitchen meal prepping. While popping a premade frozen entrée into the microwave is convenient, it probably won’t make you feel well-nourished. So, what… Continue Reading →

Easy Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Your Overall Wellbeing

by Jessica Malen

When it comes to feeling healthy, it’s important to focus on the physical, mental and social aspects of life. Here is a list of easy steps you can take today to help enhance your overall wellbeing without overextending yourself or… Continue Reading →

Self-Monitoring for Behavioral Change and Goal Achievement

by Tom Ersin

“What gets measured gets managed.” (— Peter Drucker?) There is an old saying in management, if you want to improve something, start by measuring it, or you won’t see how to make a difference. (— Catharine Paddock, Ph.D.) Makes sense,… Continue Reading →

The Absence of Critical Thinking Is Harmful to Children and Other Living Things

by Tom Ersin

Can we all get along? (— Rodney King) It’s a dog-eat-dog world. No, it’s worse than that: It’s dog-doesn’t-return-other-dog’s-phone-calls. (— Cliff Stern aka Woody Allen) This paraphrase from the 1989 movie Crimes and Misdemeanors originally referred to the world of… Continue Reading →

The Power of Nature to Nurture

by Beth Czischke

“The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician.” – Paracelsus Experts have long discussed the concept of nature versus nurture, but now scientists are delving into the power of nature to nurture. Anyone who has taken in… Continue Reading →

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