You would be hard-pressed to watch the news lately and not see a story that involves difficult issues around race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Your children may have started asking you difficult questions about these stories. Every parent wants to raise compassionate children who grow up to become kind and thoughtful adults, but you may be wondering, “How do I teach my children to be tolerant?”
Q. I have been working out regularly and developed pain about two months ago in the back part of my left elbow. It did not swell and I did not feel a pop. However, whenever I work out the pain gets worse and I have had to cut my weight in half. I also feel some cracking in my left elbow that used to not be there. I do not want to give up my training as I like to work out in the gym at least three to four days a week. Any suggestions?
Despite the stereotype that eating disorders are largely limited to sorority sisters or models, they are becoming increasingly equal opportunity, affecting individuals of all races, genders and backgrounds. Similarly, eating disorders are becoming more common in younger children, as opposed to simply impacting older teens. So, what’s a parent to do? Despite the fact that eating disorders are often difficult to spot, here are a few red flags.
This column is dedicated to my husband, who eats at least five peanut butter and jelly sandwiches a week. And I am sure he is not alone. There are other easily prepared foods in the house but the classic PBJ is his go-to meal, because as he says, “I like the taste.”
If you’re lucky enough to live in warm weather, you know that open-toed shoes are a year-round affair — but even if you live in a cooler climate, you know that sandal season is fast approaching. There’s no excuse for stepping out (or even padding around the house) with gnarly feet, so here are a few of my favorite ways to keep your peds pretty.
A group of 14 attorneys general has asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.
Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep a person's gun ownership status from being listed in their medical records, a move health providers worry would be an unnecessary government intrusion that harms their consultations with patients.