“I’m a Girl” and the New Initiative to Boost Body Image Diversity

When I first heard about Bloomberg's latest public health campaign to help boost the self-esteem of girls bombarded with images of unfair beauty standards, I was both surprised and curious. Despite Bloomberg's polarizing stance on the soda ban and many other proposed plans to change the quality of life for New Yorkers, I am continually …

Guest Post: Managing Cancer Through Holistic Nutrition

April is National Minority Health Month and the Office of Minority Health is launching a month-long initiative to raise awareness of health disparities for minorities and the impact of the national health care law on helping minimize those disparities. This year's theme, Advance Health Equity Now: Uniting Our Communities to Bring Health Care Coverage to …

The Nitty Gritty

Tell me, who hasn’t looked the mirror and thought, “If only I could change this {insert body part here}” and proceed to fantasize about a slimmer, more ‘perfect’ version of themselves? We all do it at one time or another and for some it can be a fleeting thought with no real consequences. For the …