Finding Joy While Struggling With Infertility Over The Holidays

Last night, my parents hosted Chanukah dinner for my siblings and our significant others. My father declared it the best Chanukkah he’s ever had. It was truly joyous. We took down several shots of vodka (we are of Russian Jewish heritage) toasting to good health and a drama-free new year.  Our family hasn’t had a holiday season like this in […]

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The holidays remind us that grief cannot be wished away

The year-end holidays are a time of social gatherings, traditions and celebrations. They can also be a time of revisiting and reflection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.8 million people die each year in the U.S. If we conservatively estimate four or five grievers per death, there are 11 to 14 million people who are experiencing […]

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Thanksgiving on a Gluten-Free, Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

This article is based on reporting that features expert sources including Kristi Artz, MD; Lee Cotton, RDN; Beth Czerwony, RD; Alyssa Koens, RD, MS, LN; Sara Patton, RD; Patricia R. Thomson, PhD (Getty Images) Balancing the feast for everyone Most people associate Thanksgiving with roast turkey and traditional bread stuffing. But not everyone eats meat or gluten. Preparing a Thanksgiving […]

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Drugs: Before the holidays recipe to the doctor to get

In many States, especially many of the holidays are coming in the next few weeks. Who is dependent on his daily medicines, checks therefore the best in the run-up to his stock and gets a new regulation in his medical practice, advises the Hessian pharmacists Association (HAV). "Drug therapies have no Feiertage", notes Lutz Mohr, a member of the Board […]

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It’s not ‘naughty’ to indulge over the holidays and this is why

The season has barely begun but the preparations for post-festive guilt are already in full swing. Lest any of us plebeians indulge this month, the ever-noble weight loss companies have our collective backs. Indulging is not the problem, our attitude to our bodies and food is. Credit:Stocksy One email I received last week proffered the “leading” dietitian, of one well […]

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