Submit your questions about the Affordable Care Act for President Obama, then return on March 14 to watch the interview.
In our Jan/Feb issue, actress Connie Britton talks about being a single mom, staying healthy, and her work with cancer organizations. Plus we have articles about breaking your pet's bad habits, why yoga is great for cross-training, and heart health, as well as a Q&A with actor Kevin Hart. Enjoy!
Try this yummy smoothie: 1 cup almond milk (I use unsweetened vanilla), 1/2 cup orange juice (or 1 whole orange, peeled), 1 date (pitted), 1 tbsp. whole flaxseed, 1 tbsp. carob powder, 1 tbsp. almond butter (unsalted), 1 frozen banana, 1 scoop protein powder (I use vanilla whey), 1 cup ice. Blend all ingredients together and enjoy!View Thread
My adult daughter in her 20's keeps getting boils. Most have been smaller in size maybe up to half dollar size. The last one was over 11 inches in diameter and was cultured and was MRSA again. She had at least one or two others that were cultured that were also MRSA. (others were never cultured) Why would she continue to get boils and why always MRSA?? She is a nursing student, but these started before any clinicals such as nursing homes and hospitals.View Thread
Call me crazy, but I still run outdoors during the winter months. The treadmill just isn't my thing, so I layer, layer, layer and brave the cold. What about you--what's your winter workout strategy when the mercury dips?
Take our Healthy Start Challenge! Post your go-to winter weather workout here for a chance to win a $20 Whole Foods gift certificate!View Thread
Let's face it . . . men do not get regular medical checkups and there seems to be a recurring reason why. Guys think they are bulletproof. Too many men haven't been to a doctor since their senior season in high school sports when they couldn't go on the field without first getting medical clearance. My website -- bulletproofmyth.com -- and weekly blog focus on men's health issues and my own experiences as a former marathoner and long-distance cyclist now restrictred to moderate exercise for medical reaqsons. I started the blog and web site after surviving a dissected aorta and stroke that forced me into early retirement from a 20-year carerer as an admnistrator and team president in the National Football League. Today I feel lucky to be alive. I've shared my story and men's health message ("Bulletproof: The Men's Healthcare Myth") with civic, professional and business groups in my home state in the upper Midwest. My goal is to bring that message to men nationwide. Let me pose a question to you: Why do YOU think men will not get regular medical checkups? There may be a guy in your life who needs to be part of this conversation -- the sooner the better.
I look forward to hearing from you . . . John M. JonesView Thread
It's October and I'm seeing orange... I love (and will eat) just about anything that has pumpkin in it—pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin hummus.
What's your favorite pumpkin dish? Do you have a winning pumpkin recipe? Take our Healthy Start challenge: be one of the first 10 to post your go-to recipe here in the community and win a $20 Whole Foods gift card. And keep 'em coming—we've got a stash of other giveaway goodies.
Be sure to keep an eye out for more Healthy Start Challenges! We're going to be giving away more prizes every month.View Thread
You might have noticed that we feature people just like you in the pages of the magazine, telling their stories.
For our new, expanded food & nutrition section (look for it to debut in the July/August issue), we're looking for people who once hated -- absolutely despised! -- a food, but figured out how to like, even love to eat it.
So, ask yourself: How did you get you/your kid/your spouse (whoever it is) to eat X (that would be Brussels sprouts, in my case).
If we choose your story, we'll run it in a future issue, with your name, age, city/state, occupation, and photo.
If you've seen the March/April issue in your doctor's office, you probably noticed our special Health Heroes feature-- we usually award Heroes at the end of the year, but the response of medical professionals to Haiti inspired us to select a few and highlight their stories.
You can also read them here: http://www.webmd.com/healthheroes/haiti-health-heroes. And you'll notice a nomination form on this page. We're accepting nominations now for our year-end Health Heroes awards, so please let us know who inspires you -- who has recently faced a health challenge successfully AND found unique way to reach out and help others?
Ring any bells? Tell me here or send in the nomination form by August 16.
Hello everyone, Welcome to the WebMD the Magazine Exchange, your inside peek inside our print publication, which you've probably seen at your doctor's office -- we send multiple copies of each issue to waiting rooms across the U.S.
The magazine is published 8 times a year, and we just shipped the March/April issue off to the printer.
I look forward to sharing resources, insights, special sneak peeks and offers, and more as each issue comes up.
For now, you can enjoy the last few days of the January/February issue online. See "Resources" for the link.
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