What is health?

The word health refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), healthcare costs in the United States …

Read more

The Meanings of Health and its Promotion

The Constitution of the World Health Organization, which came into force on April 7, 1948, defined health “as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.” The writers of the Constitution were clearly aware of the tendency of seeing …

Read more

We can’t improve minority health without addressing incarceration

Throughout National Minority Health Month this April one of the most significant drivers of poor health among Black and Brown people in America has gone ignored: incarceration. Millions of people are under correctional supervision, and nearly one-in-two Americans have experienced the incarceration of …

Read more

Why Acupuncture Is Going Mainstream in Medicine

When the opioid addiction crisis began to surge in the U.S. about a decade ago, Dr. Medhat Mikhael spent a lot of time talking to his patients about other ways to heal pain besides opioids, from other types of medications …

Read more

The 15 Best Abs Exercises Of All Time To Crush Your Core

In case you missed it, your core impacts everything you do, even workouts that you wouldn’t consider to be associated with your abs, exactly. And yep, a strong core means so much more than having societally championed “six-pack abs.” Whether you want …

Read more