9 Health Editors Share How They Practice Self Care
Tips and ideas for how to spend quality you-time, especially when life gets extra tough.
Why don't humans have a penis bone? Scientists may now know
Speed of human mating might be behind the lack of a baculum in humans, suggests study tracing bone’s evolution
What Is Palliative Care, Anyway?
Diane E. Meier, M.D. Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Car...
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…
Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain
Meditation's benefits may derive from its impact on the shape of the brain, thickening parts associated with mind-wandering, memory and compassion, and shrinking the fear center
Why Dating Can Be Difficult When You Have a Mental Illness
"Relationships are complicated. Mental illness can make it that much more complicated."
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…
Bad Credit Helper: How To Shop For a Credit Counselor
Finding the right credit counselor is a lot like finding the right bad credit lender: You want to find one who genuinely wants you to repay your debts...
2 Credit Card Debt Tips That Could Save Your Wallet
Balance-transfer credit cards could help you get out of debt faster. Here's what you need to know.
Health and Marriage: The Cortisol Connection
Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. E...