By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
I love when medicine comes full circle and natural therapies that were used hundreds of years ago, or even thousands, become popular again. There is a wisdom in nature that stands the test of time. Cannabis sativa is a good example of this. There is now a large body of…
By Todd R LePine
As a curious kid who always loved science, I grew up making my own experiments, playing the “Mad Scientist” making volcanoes and smoke bombs in the basement. Biology and chemistry were always my favorite school subjects and I had a supportive family who encouraged these interests. I went…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
What is self-love? This is a question I have been asking my whole life. Self-love is the ability to have regard for one’s own wellbeing and happiness. This does not mean that you have to be selfish, which has an entirely different meaning: lacking consideration for others; concerned…
By Doreen Soha
In my role as Patient Navigator at the UWC, I work closely with many caregivers. I personally identify as a caregiver, since I am the mother of four. I also see my own mother struggling to care for my elderly grandmother while she continues to work full time…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Winter is in full swing. Many of us have been dealing with negative temperatures and gloomy skies for what feels like eternity, and with that can come a gloomy mood. While it’s normal for moods to ebb and flow, a stagnant down feeling throughout the…
By Jamie Delaney
Weighted blankets are often recommended to help with insomnia, restlessness, anxiety, stress, ADHD, autism, and sensory issues. I have a nine-year-old son, Jax, that has ADHD and some sensory processing issues, so we decided to give it a try. He experienced night terrors for a few years when…