Personal Health

Dining with Friends

Bringing Out the Chef in Children

“I had no idea the world of food was so big. There are so many simple, tasty foods from all these cultures that are so easy to make. You don’t have to eat them in a restaurant or be a…



Well: 12 Minutes of Yoga for Better Bone Health

Photo Credit Paul Rogers Yoga enthusiasts link the practice to a long list of health benefits, including greater flexibility and range of motion, stronger muscles, better posture and balance, reduced emotional and physical stress, and increased self-awareness and self-esteem. But…


Eyeglasses

Transforming a Child’s Life With Glasses

While all children should have vision tests early in their school careers, there is no standardized follow-up to assure that those who need corrective lenses get them or have them updated as their visual acuity changes with age.


Medicine

Over-the-Counter Medicines’ Benefits and Dangers

According to the Food and Drug Administration, there are more than 300,000 over-the-counter drug products on the market, a number that continues to grow as an increasing number of medications move from prescription to O.T.C. status.


Pharmaceutical Business

A Prescription for Sticker Shock Caused by Drug Costs

Most companies maintain that drug prices should be be based on research, development and production costs, but Dr. Neumann and Dr. Cohen suggested that drug prices should reflect the value they provide, considering such factors as health benefits and cost-effectiveness.