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Snacker seeks same?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Your flight is delayed. The airport wi-fi is sketchy. You’ve spent the past couple days eating nothing but dry turkey wraps and bad coffee. So it’s easy to understand why you might be tempted by the siren call of the…

You might feel a pinch (if you’re lucky)

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

‘Tis the season for messages of goodwill, cheer, and how to cover your mouth when you cough.

The good news is that getting the flu shot seems easier than ever now – no more waiting in line in crowded…

Occupy With Grace

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Once again, this Thanksgiving we are grateful to all the people who keep this mission alive day after day: to ensure that each and every one of us understands, communicates, and has honored their end of life wishes.

Seems almost…

Bully for you!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

As any grade school kid can tell you, there’s no shortage of creative ways to insult people. And while there may have been a kid or two throughout history who actually made a change based on these kinds of “fat…

Gaming the system

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Gamification may be all the rage, but the philosophy behind it isn’t new. In fact, Plato is believed to have said back in Ancient Greece that “you can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in…

Breastfeeding without feeling like a boob

Friday, July 8th, 2011

In our neck of the woods, breastfeeding is back in style.

Of course for many it never went out of style, but like many parenting approaches, it’s seen its share of controversy.

Savvy marketers have found all kinds of

Potty humor

Friday, May 27th, 2011

There’s nothing funny about bladder control, right? It’s serious, it’s a medical condition, it’s intensely personal, and the only time we can laugh about it is when it’s part of a gross-out scene in a movie. Or at least that’s…

Garage rock

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Lots of gyms claim to foster a sense of community…and many of them make good on their promises. But here’s a trend that takes community to the extreme – neighbors creating their own gym.

One such example is the

Getting the throngs to “tune in” to health

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

While the exact viewership figures vary, there’s little doubt that this week’s royal wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton has engaged a sizable percentage of the world’s interest. Everyone from pop singers to a certain venture capitalist titan who…

The stars have it

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

We know, we know. He’s overexposed.

But behind all the tiger blood and warlocks (not to mention the window into his disturbing family life), Charlie Sheen has sparked national attention to behavioral health.

He’s not your typical poster child for…