Wellness

BRCA Panel Discussion Set for Sept. 26

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A panel discussion about BRCA mutations — which are linked to breast and ovarian cancer — is slated for Sept. 26 at the Kaiserman...

‘There’s No Drive-ins to Get Treatment’: Recovery Rep to Speak in Harrisburg

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“I’m a typical bad-boy Jew,” joked Gary Hendler, “who did well, luckily.” As a teenager, the Philadelphia native admitted he wasn’t a “momma’s boy” like...

Israeli Doctoral Student Develops Groundbreaking Test for Parkinson’s Disease

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(JNS.org) — Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, won an innovation award for developing a new groundbreaking tool that could...
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Mindfulness Methods Help People Learn to Embrace Winter With Smiles, Not Swears

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Seniors: Here's some advice and pre-planned solutions for some of the difficult aspects of this chilly season. Winter can be a difficult season for many...
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CHOP Doc Gives Inoculation His Best Shot

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A Q and A with Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who works to overcome the beliefs of...
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Keeping Your Back in Action

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From mobile apps to exercise balls, there are more ways than ever to keep your back in shape. It happens once an hour during my...
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It’s OK to Worry

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Give yourself permission to experience the full range of emotions and you'll lead a more fulfilling life, writes the author of several books on...
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Raising the Ante in the Anti-Oxidant Argument

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Can these so-called life savers, heralded as cancer fighters, actually harm you? Walk into a vitamin or health food store — or simply browse the...
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Potion Sickness: Getting Deep Into Skin Care Products

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When dealing with the dizzying array of creams, serums and sprays designed to save your skin, what you don't know can cost you money...
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Cavity Searches: Using Dentistry as a Diagnostic Tool

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The health of your mouth can be an early warning system for the health of the rest of your body.   You wouldn’t think of scheduling...