Archive for June 2015
Cherishing the Moment
Yoga teaches us to be present on the mat. It also teaches us to take that same awareness of the present into our daily lives. We often tend to get…Read More
June Heath News: Cesarean Section and Autism Risk; Obesity Statistics; Marijuana Use in Pregnancy
What Should I Do About My Reflux Medicine? Do PPIs Cause Heart Attacks?
Millions of patients in the United States take the acid blocking medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). The most common indication for long term usage is acid reflux or heartburn…Read More
A Promising Path in Cancer Research
When my kids were little, I loved reading to them Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad books including “The Corner” in Frog and Toad All Year. In it, Frog assures Toad…Read More
We Just Stopped Complaining About Polar Freeze and Now It’s Hazy Hot and Humid!
Here in Washington, DC, we’re in the midst of our first real run of HHH — hazy, hot and humid — and reports of what ‘color’ code day it is.…Read More
Path to a Meaningful Life: Teach Our Children to Give More, Not Yearn for More
Another school year is over. Quite a few of our friends’ children graduated from high school this year and are about to enter college in a few months. It was…Read More
June Health News: Peanut Allergy, Poor Sleep Links to Overeating, and More…
1. Infant Exposure to Peanut Products Reduces Risk of Peanut Allergy. The Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study, supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)…Read More
New Relationship, But Old Patterns?
It’s deja vu all over again! 4 a.m. and your mind is still regurgitating last evening’s squabble with your “ loved one” – yet again. You know the routine. It…Read More
Get Ready for the Summer Travel Season!
As a travel medicine nurse for Foxhall Immunizations I consult with patients daily on what recommendations there are for traveling abroad. Research shows us that less than half of the…Read More