Mind

5 Pre-Performance Rituals to Watch for This Olympics

Sport psychology pros weigh in on why they work – and offer mental warm-up strategies anyone can use.


Wellness

Wellness

Eating Disorders and Young Athletes

Ruben Castaneda | Feb. 20, 2018

Competitors are at risk for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.


Health Buzz

Health Buzz

Cut Carbs or Fat to Lose Weight?

David Oliver | Feb. 20, 2018

Researchers focused their attention on genetics and insulin for the study as well.


Eat + Run

Eat + Run

Why We Need to Be Pro-Choice About Food

Toby Amidor | Feb. 20, 2018

The decision to buy organic, non-GMO foods – or conventional, GMO-laden foods – is personal.


Food

Food

Do We Need Weight Watchers for Teens?

Anna Medaris Miller | Feb. 20, 2018

The expected program intends to instill healthy behaviors earlier in life, but critics say it’s sending a destructive message.


For Better

For Better

When to Use Antibiotics for Cough, Cold or Flu

Priya Nori, M.D., Jaimie Mittal, M.D. | Feb. 20, 2018

Check this guide before asking your doctor for antibiotics.


For Parents

For Parents

Shattered Trust: Child Sexual Abuse

Raychelle Cassada Lohmann | Feb. 19, 2018

Recognize the signs and know what to do for kids who have endured this trauma.


Fitness

Fitness

How Long Does It Take to Build Muscle?

K. Aleisha Fetters | Feb. 16, 2018

Experts explain the art of gaining lean muscles – and how to speed up the process.


Patient Advice

Patient Advice

Why You Must Stay Home When You Have the Flu

Lisa Esposito | Feb. 16, 2018

Unfortunately, a harsh flu season is still in full swing.


Patient Advice

Patient Advice

Gaming Addiction: a Mental Health Disorder

David Levine | Feb. 16, 2018

Like any addiction, gaming needs a careful diagnosis and professional care.


Patient Advice

Patient Advice

Which Doctor Should I See for Chronic Pain?

Elaine K. Howley | Feb. 16, 2018

Seek a doctor with experience treating patients with your particular pain problem.


Eat + Run

Eat + Run

Sweet Potatoes, Teff and 3 Other African Heritage Foods You Need in Your Diet

Kelly Toups | Feb. 16, 2018

The cuisine is packed with flavor and nutrition. Here's how to embrace it.


For Parents

For Parents

Protecting Your Family During a Particularly Bad Flu Season

Laura Jana, M.D. | Feb. 16, 2018

Here’s what you can do to lessen the risk for your kids.

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