How to Reduce your Breast Cancer Risk

By Hannah Ransom In case you hadn’t noticed, October is breast cancer awareness month. Among other things, that means that we are blindsided with pink. There are, of course, good reasons to promote awareness of breast cancer since it is so prevalent and can be deadly (I personally lost an aunt to breast cancer last year). But everyone is ?aware? of breast cancer, so what are we really...

Food Ninjas: How to Raise Kids to Be Lean, Mean, Eating Machines

The ultimate affront to the barbaric practices of bribing kids to eat vegetables, restricting calories, forbidding certain foods, and otherwise interfering with a child’s instinctual eating cues is here. Everyone has their own ideas about what is and isn’t healthy to eat, how much people should eat and exercise, and so forth. And these ideas are typically imposed upon young children...

Everything is Bad for You

By Chris Randall After a slow, easy run on a beautiful Sunday morning, I decided that the only thing missing was a fat stack of pancakes. Yes, pancakes. Those succulent, golden, sweet, heavenly cakes spawned from the pan. I couldn’t remember the last time I had pancakes, and I was feeling adventurous so I figured, “Hey, what the heck?” They weren’t anything too special,...

Simple Hacks to Fix Your Sleep

By Garrett Smith This article was written for those of you out there who, despite trying ?everything? to help improve your sleep, still find yourself having significant problems with insomnia (aka ‘sucky sleep?). I’m here to give you something else to try, something you have likely not tried before, and that I have had quite a bit of success with my patients with. I run into people...

How to Stop Food Cravings

By Matt Stone Yes! Here I am, taking a break from the joys of?vacation such as?filling out police reports for my car getting broken into and rubbing Calamine lotion all over my Poison Ivy rash-covered body to bring you another homerun. Nah, grand slam. I love it when you call me Big Papi. I don’t mind really.All the National Parks that we drove 5,000 miles round trip to see?are closed...

The Cure For Hypochondria

By Julia Gumm This one goes out to all my fellow ?hypochondriacs. You know who you are. In fact, you probably stumbled upon this page because you thought that maybe as a health website, we could assist in diagnosing the buzzing in your ear and the dang sore throat you can’t shake. Maybe this is just a pit stop on your way over to WebMd, where you’ll learn that the ache in your thigh...