Keep Your Cool This Summer!

Keep Your Cool This Summer!

On May 21st, the heat index (a measure of how hot it really feels outside–taking into account humidity and temperature), hit 112 in Miami. This prompted the National Weather Service to issue its first heat advisory in May in at least 15 years. Monkeys have been...
Taking Control of Your Healthcare: Using Your Voice

Taking Control of Your Healthcare: Using Your Voice

Last week, I attended Philadelphia’s Go Red for Women luncheon whose goal is to raise funds for the American Heart Association and encourage awareness of the issue of women and heart disease. Several speakers shared their personal stories of feeling dismissed by...
ACHOOOO!!!!  It’s Allergy Season!

ACHOOOO!!!! It’s Allergy Season!

Who doesn’t remember the old adage, “April Showers Bring May Flowers” as a way of explaining the wet weather we often have in April. What I didn’t understand when I was little was why I was sneezing so much! Now that I’m, ahem,...
March Madness, You Say?

March Madness, You Say?

Even if you’re not a college basketball fan — whether men’s or women’s — it’s hard not to know that March is tournament time — also known as ‘March Madness.’ The term ‘March Madness’ has been linked to basketball since...
Let’s Talk About Dry January

Let’s Talk About Dry January

Happy New Year!!! I’m not sure if it is a good sign or a bad sign that the first time I heard about “Dry January” was one week ago! Apparently, Dry January began in 2012 as an initiative by Alcohol Change UK, a British non-profit, to ‘ditch the...