small steps to better health in 2020

The medical experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) revealed new recommendations to help get and keep Americans of all ages fitter and healthier. The good news? Even brief bouts of physical activity — mowing your lawn, raking leaves, taking the stairs, parking further away — can be added to the … Continue Reading

rebranding menopause in the u.s.

Recently, a highly regarded menopause organization invited me to give my opinion about the difference between how the U.S. handles menopause — especially in the workforce — compared with the U.K. Here’s my OpEd piece. Please read and let me know if you agree or disagree with my assessment. Rebranding Menopause: What America Can Learn … Continue Reading

5 tips to eat well during the holidays

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t over-indulge — even a little bit — during the holidays. Lasting well over a month, this joyful time of year can wreak havoc with your weight and how you feel. I asked a leading digestive health expert — Dr. Tarek Hassanein of the Southern California GI and Liver Center … Continue Reading