Health and Fitness

Hannah Calef

Phthalates provide the fragrance in many personal care, nail and hair products and this family of chemical can severely disrupt fertility in both men and women. Learn how to reduce your exposure to protect your fertility.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Keep those active, creative kids with Attention Deficit Disorder safe around water. This list of water safety tips can help you educate the children who you love about what to do and not do around water. There is no reason for any child to drown through a lack of education or adult inattention.

AJ Alexander

Strength and stamina are controlled by four key hormones. Keeping these little powerhouses balanced will deliver lasting, steady fuel. Learn how to flip your internal switch and release those extra pounds for good.

Kymberly Morgan

Do you find it difficult to socialize without having anxiety over how people perceive you due to your Obesity? Are you obsessed with the opinions of others? Do you have unsupportive family or friends that make you feel bad about yourself? Learn how to take a stand against Social Stigmas of Obesity.

Sherry Vacik

Cleaning up after a flood is hard, dirty work. Learn about the signs and symptoms of mold exposure and the precautions you can take to keep you and your family safe and healthy during cleanup, while keeping asthma under control.

Jori Reijonen, Ph.D.

While not specific to neuromuscular disease, the modifications and detailed instructions given in the exercise DVD Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy: Yoga for the Rest of Us will make the yoga exercises demonstrated appropriate for many individuals with neuromuscular disease.

Maria Hester, MD

A subarachnoid hemorrhage can occur when a brain aneurysm ruptures. This serious condition can be immediately life-threatening. While not all headaches are cause for concern, some just might be.

Patricia Villani, MPA, PhD

We often think that we should have a great voice to sing, even when we are home by ourselves. Many of us don’t realize the huge benefits of singing or we might consider signing up for lessons, joining a choir, or singing to our favorite CD today! Read all about it here.

Ronnette Ramirez

Incorporating dance into enrichment programs is essential in every community. When I learned that Khalima Sikorsky, Richmond, Virginia based belly dancer, posted that she was starting such a program, I just knew I had to write about this.

Stacy Wiegman

Echinacea has long been popular for colds and flu because it may help boost the immune system. It appears to be antiviral and stimulate T-cell production, very useful for a cold. However, it may also inhibit hyaluronidase, and this could factor in to decreasing your odds for conception.

Felicity Bleckly

Cochlear implants provide excellent speech recognition for the majority of implantees. The next thing we all want is to enjoy listening to music and hear it the way we once did. Here's some tips about who to get the best sound for music with your Cochlear Implant.

Gail Armanini

A diagnosis of breast cancer can derail even the best financial planning. Regardless of the current state of your finances, there are several steps you can take right now to protect yourself and survive in one piece. Over the coming weeks, we will look at some of the many options available.