Monthly Archives: April 2012

Inspiration! Or, Why I Love Conferences

Some of you may not know that I am branching out into writing middle-grade fiction, which is entirely new territory for me. While it is vastly different than the health writing I’ve based my career on thus far, there is

Posted in brain health, community, hobbies, social network, writing

Back on the Road

I’ve got running on the brain, what with the Boston Marathon yesterday and my first attempt at jogging this morning. Yes, you read that right—I’m back on the road! I had my final physical therapy appointment yesterday for my foot,

Posted in exercise, injury, running

Shopping Guide: Foods Low in Saturated Fat and Sodium

Another reader question: What can you eat that is lower in saturated fat AND sodium? Seems like when they lower saturated fat they add sodium. It’s not your imagination—when food manufacturers lower the fat in their products, they often increase

Posted in eating well, food, fruits and vegetables, healthy choices, saturated fat, snacks, sodium

Reading Past the Headlines

A while back I asked readers to submit ideas for questions you’d like to see answered on the blog. One reader responded with this, which I have heard variations on for as long as I’ve been writing about health: [What

Posted in cancer, research