Mardi Gras Dog Parades That Help Animals in Need

Mardi Gras is just around the corner! In cities across the US, pet parents can bring a bit of The Big Easy to their buddies that bark by celebrating the holiday at one of the many dog-friendly Mardi Gras festivals that will offer visitors a virtual gumbo of frivolity mixed with philanthropy. Photo: Krewe of […]

FDA restarts some food, drug inspections halted by shutdown

Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, announced that certain food inspections, temporarily stopped by the shutdown, will resume as unpaid inspectors go back to work. (Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post) Hundreds of Food and Drug Administration inspectors and other staff will resume work beginning Tuesday, focusing on facilities that produce higher-risk foods, drugs […]

Infertility and regret: If only… – Harvard Health Blog

I can often hear it coming. One need spend only a few minutes with someone coping with infertility before encountering a cascade of regret. “If only we hadn’t waited so long.” “If only I had frozen my eggs.” “If only we had changed doctors sooner.” “If only I hadn’t believed my OB/GYN when she told […]

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

When I was a kid, if I were told that I’d be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would’ve thought that whoever told me that was out of their mind. Living in Newark, New Jersey, […]