Category: thoughts

8 Tips For Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Catherine’s 8 Tips For Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain – cross-posted at BlogHer Health & Wellness Will you be trying to avoid gaining weight this holiday season?  If so, you’re not alone.  But this is a tough time of year to…

Kellogg’s: Taking Advantage of Swine Flu (H1N1) Fears

When I first saw this, I honestly thought it was a joke. (CBS) Kellogg, the nation’s largest cereal maker, is making new, controversial claims that its Krispies cereals can help boost kids’ immune systems. Does fortifying junk food with a…

Depression and Anti-Depressants: Risks vs. Benefits

Anti-depressants have been in the news a lot recently.  There are new questions about anti-depressant use and the risk of suicide.  Questions about why anti-depressant use seems to be on the rise.  Questions about the risks of using anti-depressants during…