Seasons of grief – Harvard Health Blog

While speaking as a panelist on substance use disorder (SUD), I felt it necessary to remind the audience that addiction is a family disease. While family members may not themselves be tethered to use of a substance, we all share in the anger, guilt, despair, and all too often grief that ripple back and forth […]

Using CBD Hemp Products for Your Dog’s Cancer Pain

This post is sponsored by Innovet. As always, we only share products with you that we use with our own pets! It’s often said in business that the best products are often discovered when the entrepreneur is looking for a solution to their own problem. Sadly this was the case when Innovet’s mascot, rescue bulldog […]

Government corruption is endless

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, […]

The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you? – Harvard Health Blog

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health, mood, and quality of life. It can sharpen mental function, boost concentration, and help you sleep. And the new exercise and physical activity guidelines issued by the federal government’s Office of Disease […]

Duncan Selbie’s Christmas message and look ahead to 2019

Dear everyone As the year comes to a close I want to warmly thank all of my PHE colleagues and those working across the health and care family for your tireless efforts to protect and improve the nation’s health. First, a big thank you to all those working in local government in what has been […]

Color Me Informed – wehearthealthliteracy – Medium

Alt: Three doodles stand in a line, looking happy and enthusiastic. A fourth doodle, with arms crossed, exclaims, “I don’t like data no matter HOW you visualize it!” The text above reads, “3 in 4 doodles think data visualization is rad!” As you know, dear readers, people use data to make important decisions about their health […]

Intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury: An “invisible” public health epidemic – Harvard Health Blog

While studying brain injuries in the mid-1990s, I began volunteering in a domestic violence shelter. I noticed that the abuse and problems many women reported were consistent with possibly experiencing concussions. Women reported many acts of violence that could cause trauma to the brain, as well as many post-concussive symptoms. Shockingly, my search for literature […]

Kotex tampons: Kimberly-Clark recalls U by Kotex Sleek Tampons after unraveling in people’s bodies

(Kimberly-Clark) Lindsey Bever General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news December 12 at 1:48 PM Some Kotex tampons have been recalled after reports that the feminine-care product was unraveling and coming apart inside consumers’ bodies. Kimberly-Clark, which manufacturers personal care products, announced Tuesday that the regular absorbency U by Kotex Sleek Tampons have been […]

Top 8 Small Dog Breeds that Give the Best Dog Parenting Experience

Admirable qualities such as being obedient, gentle, loving, caring, calm and friendly are what make the small breeds highly appropriate for being the best therapy dogs. They may not have the mannerisms and sobriety of some their more illustrious contemporaries, but their mere presence brings a wide smile on the faces of those who need […]