Category: Health & Wellness

Leading the Charge for the Morning-After Pill

February 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
Though the Food and Drug Administration’s official rejection stated that the morning-after pill had not been tested on enough girls under 16, reproductive-rights organizations and activists — including Annie Tummino of Middleborough, MA — assert that the real reason the FDA rejected over-the-counter status was pressure from the Bush administration....

Live Longer!

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Self magazine article informs readers how to use the measurement of METS (metabolic equivalents) to reach 85% of their age group’s maximum exercise capacity — thus increasing chances of longevity.

Head Massage for Sinisutis

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Natural Solutions article features an interview with Narendra Mehta, founder of the London Centre of Indian Champissage — teaching readers how to do self-massage, to overcome the headaches, congestion, and exhaustion of sinus pain associated with the common cold.

Heck on Wheels

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Washington Post story offers my first-person account of a three-month stint in a wheelchair, including a cross-country book tour. Through this journey and article, I learned about and shared some of the trials, tribulations, and triumphs affecting millions of Americans with disabilities, who struggle with accessibility issues day-in and day-out.

Proactive Massage

January 13, 2010 1 comment
This Massage magazine article offers advice for body workers who have clients with chronic pain: Understand the emotional dimension of chronic pain; create a safe space for healing; and help your client utilize other resources. The article includes an action plan for clients looking for a chronic pain-friendly physician.

Shelter from the Storm

January 13, 2010 Leave a Comment
After driving over a land mine in her youth, Tsipi Weiner spent two decades in severe chronic pain. Meeting yoga master BKS Iyengar changed her life. Today Weiner is pain-free and directing the Yoga Now/Iyengar Yoga Center of Tel Aviv, Israel. This Yoga Journal article acquaints readers with the people and practice of this thriving yoga center.

When You Can’t Sink Any Lower

January 6, 2010 Comments Off
This Healing Lifestyles & Spas article features a first-person journey to the Dead Sea for some natural pain relief. It also offers an investigative report on the healing properties of the natural sea salts and minerals in the region, as well as information about Dead Sea products available outside Israel Click on the thumbnails below to read the article. ...

Drug-Free Remedies for Chronic Pain

January 5, 2010 3 comments
This cover story for AARP magazine explores complementary and alternative medicine for natural pain relief — including movement-based therapies such as yoga; mind-body medicine such as guided imagery; nutritional and herbal remedies such as Omega-3 supplements; energy healing such as tai chi; physical manipulation such as massage; and lifestyle changes...

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