The better way to discipline children – Harvard Health Blog

It may be the toughest part of parenting: learning how to discipline children. As all parents know, or figure out, raising children isn’t just...

6 steps toward a successful exercise resolution – Harvard Health Blog

Here we are at the end of December, and some of us are contemplating another chance for a fresh reboot. The infamous New...

Give yourself an annual health self-assessment – Harvard Health Blog

I understand why people embrace New Year’s resolutions: it’s a chance to wipe the slate clean and set annual goals with new focus...

Surgeons are doing fewer knee surgeries – Harvard Health Blog

When knee arthroscopy became widely available in the 1980s, it represented a major advance. Today orthopedists evaluating and treating common knee problems often...

Can exercise help conquer addiction? – Harvard Health Blog

As an athlete, I think regularly about the potential health benefits of exercise for my patients. Every week, I treat patients hospitalized at...

Is a steady diet of social media unhealthy? – Harvard Health Blog

Asking if social media makes you lonely and depressed is a little like asking if eating makes you fat. The answer is yes,...

Alcohol use disorder: When is drinking a problem? – Harvard Health Blog

Over the past few months, a conversation about alcohol use has been center stage in the national news. Stories about underage drinking, blacking...

Benefits of a healthy diet — with or without weight loss – Harvard Health...

With the obesity epidemic at an all-time high in the US — close to 70% of Americans are overweight or obese — many...

Heart failure and salt: The great debate – Harvard Health Blog

“Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.”— Nelson Mandela Salt: without it, food can seem tasteless. It is the reason sea...

Seasons of grief – Harvard Health Blog

While speaking as a panelist on substance use disorder (SUD), I felt it necessary to remind the audience that addiction is a family...

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