By Nick Thomas, Whether singing her own words or those of others, the sublime vocal talent of pop/folk singer Judy Collins has been drawing audiences for over 50 years. But it’s a career that might never have happened. “I contracted polio as a child and later tuberculosis when I was in my early 20s,” recalled […]
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to lose weight after 40
After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
How to Microwave Scrambled Eggs
Microwave scrambled eggs are perfect for rushed mornings. Check out this quick and simple guide for how to microwave scrambled eggs from the Incredible Egg.
How Drug and Alcohol Addiction Develops
Most people view drug addicts as irresponsible people who don’t care about themselves or other people, and others don’t even understand them at all. They think that if someone wanted to stop using drugs, then he or she can just stop. However, the decision and will to stop using the drugs is not enough to eradicate addictions. …
How to Select a Rehab Center
The decision to seek help in overcoming addiction is a difficult one to make in itself. When a person comes to realize that they are having a problem with dr...
Relationships Can Make Addiction Even Worse
Addiction is a disease of the soul, mind, brain, body, and emotions. It is also is a disease of relationships. It’s important to understand that while the obvious is true, addiction has a negative impact on relationships, the reverse is also be...
How to Deal With Pain the Natural Way: 7 Proven and Painkiller-Free Tips
Skip the pain meds and use these holistic methods instead. Tips from Dr. Mel Pohl, pain expert and Chief Medical Officer at Las Vegas Recovery Center.
Read the bill: GOP proposal for replacing Obamacare
This is House Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. They released the proposal Monday. It would roll back Obamacare's extensive system for providing health insurance to millions of Americans, eliminate in 2020 the federal aid that has allowed 31 states to expand their Medicaid programs to millions of previously uninsured poor people, and restructure the tax subsidies that help Americans who don’t get coverage through an employer to buy health plans.