Try 5 Minutes of Meditation a Day – Start Right Now

During a live broadcast of “Good Morning America” in the spring of 2004, ABC newscaster Dan Harris had a very frightening, very powerful and very public panic attack. That event became the springboard for years of research, reporting and a personal quest to find a way to control his anxiety. In …

READ MORE →

Kelly McGonigal: How to Make Stress Your Friend

Is it time to re-think stress? Research shows that stress may be unhealthy only if you believe it to be so. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal sees stress as the body’s way of helping us rise to challenges and she explains how human connection is the key to quenching stress.

READ MORE →

Insomnia Symptoms and Treatments (Video)

Can’t sleep? Learn about insomnia symptoms and treatments from Womenshealth.com and Emmy Fink: “Every day seems to bring more research and news coverage on the subject of inadequate sleep. It makes us accident-prone and slows down our reasoning. It drenches our sex drive and dulls our skin. Our memory, judgment …

READ MORE →

Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women – Dr. Alyson McGregor on the TED Stage

Drug trials and medical research have long focused on the male body. It is less expensive and easier to avoid the complicating factors of women’s hormones when developing new drugs. The assumption was that if a therapy worked for a man, it would work for a women. Increasingly the medical community …

READ MORE →

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Womenshealth.com asks, Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D? Presented by Emmy Fink, based on reporting by Colleen M. Story, our latest Womenshealth.com video discusses the benefits of Vitamin D. “Are you getting enough vitamin D? If you’re like most women in the U.S., you may not be. We’re supposed to get our daily …

READ MORE →

How Chronic Stress Affects the Brain

Feeling stressed out?  Take a deep breath, roll your shoulders back down to their natural position and check out this TED ED animated video on the physiology of stress. No doubt you will be inspired to put stress reduction closer to the top of your list of priorities. Need more advice …

READ MORE →