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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Manage Your Weight during Holidays and Celebrations
A registered dietitian offers ways to create ideal food environments and tips on keeping mindfulness at the forefront so you can enjoy celebrations while sticking to your healthy eating habits.
Here’s How You Can Survive & Enjoy the Holidays While Pregnant
A Jefferson Health midwife explains the impacts of stress on pregnancy and simple techniques you can use to make your days stress-free.
Eight Tips to Help Support Sobriety at Social Gatherings
From making small suggestions, to focusing on your overall well-being, a psychiatrist explains how to navigate social gatherings when sober.
Getting Through the Holidays as a Member of the LGBTQ+ Community
If you’re worried about going home for the holidays, here’s how to deal with negative comments and cope in healthy ways.
How Do You Know If You Have GERD?
A gastroenterologist shares steps to identifying and managing the symptoms of acid reflux, as well as potential triggers.
Your Guide to a Healthier Thanksgiving
A health guide to Thanksgiving does not have to be synonymous with tips to reduce your calorie intake at the main meal. Here are ways to support a mind body connection, from recognizing hunger cues to mindful meditation.
Here’s How to Protect Your Heart Health During the Holidays
An emergency medicine specialist and cardiologist explain why the holidays can be treacherous to your health and how to make them more “heart-friendly.”
‘Eye’ Can See Clearly: What You Should Know About Diabetic Retinopathy and How to Reduce Your Risk
An ophthalmologist and diabetes educator discuss what causes diabetic retinopathy and how you can stop it in its tracks.
How to Cope with Pandemic Burnout
Prolonged uncertainty and cumulative trauma are leaving many fatigued and stressed. Here are some tips from mental health experts for accepting change, managing anxiety and mental fog.
How to Handle Halloween Candy According to a Dietitian
Halloween candy might not be known for its health benefits, but some treats do pack nutritional benefits that others lack.