Public Health

2016 Olympics in Rio—Watching for the Sports, and the Health Reports

By On August 5, 2016

This year, Zika has garnered the most attention related to public health concerns surrounding the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.… Read More

Farmers Markets

Catch the Wave of Wholesome Foods with Wholesome Waves “Prescription” Program

By On August 3, 2016

Wholesome Wave’s mission is to inspire “under-served consumers to make healthier food choices by increasing affordable access to fresh, local, and regional food.”… Read More


My Daunting Digital Detox

By On July 29, 2016

Two weeks ago, I vowed that I would go on vacation and totally cut the cord on every device I owned.… Read More

Mental Health

How to Cope with Fear and Anxiety Following a Traumatic Event

By On July 27, 2016

It's normal to feel anxious and afraid after experiencing a trauma, such as a natural disaster, catastrophic accident, sudden loss, or act of violence. Here are some ways to cope with fear… Read More


Health Benefits of Quinoa

By On July 25, 2016

Quinoa has gotten a great deal of attention in the past few years, often being labeled as a “super food.” But what makes quinoa so good for you?… Read More


The Shadow Box

By On July 12, 2016

My husband’s sister, Mary Ann, died in 1956 from encephalitis after having had the measles. … Read More

Health Communication

Making the Switch to Night Shift—How it Impacts Overall Health

By On July 6, 2016

Two years ago Time magazine examined the toll night shift takes on the brain over the course of a 10-year period. … Read More

Farmers Markets

Teach a Man to Garden and You Feed Him for a Lifetime

By On June 29, 2016

Making healthy food choices is challenging for many reasons. According to a Consumer Reports study from 2015, organic foods are 47 percent more expensive than non-organic options.… Read More


Affordable, Effective Skin Care Routines

By On June 21, 2016

With so many products to choose from, it’s sometimes difficult to find which facial formula works best. I’m going to share easy day-to-night routines for four different skin types.… Read More

Health Communication

PillPack Prevents Medication Errors with Smart Solution

By On June 17, 2016

Launched in 2014 as a start up, PillPack is a full-service pharmacy that personalizes medication management by organizing all of your pills into packs by time and date. … Read More