Archive | Health & Fitness

Do I have a concussion? 10 surprising facts about this health threat

You don’t need to play football in the NFL to suffer a concussion — or the long-term effects. Millions of people […]

How to survive a heart attack — or at least have a fighting chance

If a heart emergency strikes, will you be prepared? Here are steps you can take now to be ready.

Lifesaving Writing!

Writing is fun and challenging, but it’s not brain surgery. It doesn’t save lives. Or so I thought.


Following a FODMAP diet is a treatment, not a weight-loss diet.FODMAP is an acronym for a mind-boggling series of carbohydrate types. The term […]

The Sunday Scaries

How to fend off the ‘Sunday scaries’ before they wreck your weekend Mary Jacobs, Special Contributor   It rolls in […]

Q&A with Alzheimer’s Researcher Jim Ray

It’s a medical doomsday scenario: By 2050, an estimated 16 million people will have Alzheimer’s disease, and the cost of […]

Old heart defects: Sometimes forgotten, never gone

Only about 10 percent of adults with congenital heart defects are getting the recommended care they need, and as a […]

Paging Doctor Google

You know you’ve done it: Googled your symptoms to find out what’s wrong with you. You’re not alone. More than […]

Dallas Morning News Healthy Living: The art of healing

Crow Collection offers wellness classes to ease stress By MARY JACOBS Special Contributor Because her job as a legal assistant […]

How to pick the best option for after-hours medical care

Do you need an emergency room or an urgent-care center, or  will a drugstore-based clinic do the trick? It’s up to […]

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