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6 Things You Need To Know Today (September 13, 2017)

All the wellness news you need to know, including Houston's water supply, treatments for anorexia, and ending the war against women's health.

Gretchen Lidicker
September 13

2017 Is The Worst Year For Lyme Disease Yet: Here's What You Need To Know

Don't panic about Lyme disease—do this instead.

Dr. Kent Holtorf
April 14

5 Items An ER Doctor Would Never Keep In Her Home

I'm always astounded by how many unsafe products are marketed to parents every day — regardless of how harmful they can be.

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie
August 31 2016

I'm An ER Doctor. Here's What I Wish People Knew About Fourth Of July Weekend

For the love of George Washington, stay safe this weekend.

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie
July 3 2016

10 Reasons To Get Fired Up About Wellness In 2016

There’s never been a better time to be health-conscious. Each year brings us new ways to be healthy and content, and 2015 was no different. We teamed...

December 17 2015

5 Questions That Will Help You Figure Out If You Have a Healthy Menstrual Cycle

Given our cultural reluctance to talk openly about women’s periods — even ads for tampons and liners tend to rely on euphemisms and avoid any...

September 2 2015

This New Bill Could Make American Cosmetics Safer

A bill introduced by Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, would help the federal Food and Drug Administration ensure that...

Environmental Working Group
April 21 2015

15 Self-Defense Tips That Could Come In Handy One Day

"Attack life. Don't let life attack you," has become my mantra — my road map to creating my best life. I discovered the positives in...

Avital Zeisler
April 10 2015

Why It Took Me 3 Years To Say I Was Raped

No one ever plans or anticipates a violation; there is no countdown, or preparation for what will happen. When I was raped seven years ago, I lost a...

Megan February
October 22 2014

Do You Ever Drive A Car? Read This (But Not Behind The Wheel)

For a semester in high school, my brother and I were allowed to catch a ride with the cheerleader who lived next door. She had super curly red hair...

Danielle Orner
July 9 2014

How To Keep Toxins Out Of Your Home During A Renovation

Renting a house or apartment presents unique challenges when it comes to home improvement. While most renters won’t undergo major renovations, a...

Healthy Child Healthy World
June 23 2014

5 Things Women Need To Know About Staying Safe

Every two minutes, a sexual assault occurs in this country. Because of that, I’d like to share some guidelines for summer safety. Yes, these tips can...

Jennifer Cassetta
June 20 2014

DIY: 9 Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Did you know that the ingredients aren’t required to be listed on conventional cleaning products because their formulas are considered protected trade...

Healthy Child Healthy World
April 8 2013

How To Meet Your Needs And Grow Into A Better You

What is our consciousness? How does it affect us? Do we have any power over it?

Rebecca Hulse
March 23 2013

How A Sexual Assault Helped Me Find My Life's Purpose

It’s 3am on a Saturday night. I’m dressed in a short, black cocktail dress and black stiletto heels and I’m in a cab with my friend Manny after a...

Jennifer Cassetta
November 30 2012

If You're Getting Injured In Yoga, Something Isn't Right

Lately there's been a lot in the news about yoga and safety. I've sat with this topic for a while, wondering if I should leap into the discussion and...

Rana Waxman
October 16 2012

3 Ways to Stay Safer in the City

As a self-protection instructor, I’m often asked how self-protection differs from self-defense. Well, the idea is that if you engage in a good level...

Dr. Tracy Johnson
October 13 2012