The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you? – Harvard Health Blog

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health,...

Intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury: An “invisible” public health epidemic – Harvard...

While studying brain injuries in the mid-1990s, I began volunteering in a domestic violence shelter. I noticed that the abuse and problems many...

Calm for the holidays – Harvard Health Blog

Are you heading home for the holidays, hosting relatives, or throwing parties? A strong dose of calm can help you enjoy yourself more...

Holiday toys for kids: “Back to basics” is best – Harvard Health Blog

It’s the holiday season, time for buying toys for the children in our lives. As we do, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...

Smell disorders: When your sense of smell goes astray – Harvard Health Blog

We spend our days interacting with the world around us through our senses of sight, sound, and touch. But anyone who has developed...

Gut feelings: How food affects your mood – Harvard Health Blog

The human microbiome, or gut environment, is a community of different bacteria that has co-evolved with humans to be beneficial to both a...

Creating recovery-friendly workplaces – Harvard Health Blog

People who work in manual labor have higher rates of injury and overdose Our country’s ongoing opioid crisis has many faces, from teenagers on...

Coping with infertility during the holidays: Darkness and light – Harvard Health Blog

In my experience, most people dealing with infertility would say that their longing for a child brings sadness year-round. Still, there are times...

Safe and effective use of insulin requires proper storage – Harvard Health Blog

Insulin is a naturally occurring, glucose-lowering hormone used by many people with diabetes to control their blood sugar. In people with type 1...

Navigating tricky relationships during the holidays – Harvard Health Blog

Are you counting down the days until you find yourself face-to-face with certain family members or friends who know exactly where your buttons...

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