Health in a Hurry! Blog

If you’re like most parents this week, you’re bracing yourself for the barrage of candy that is about to enter your home. You may even already have some waiting in the cupboard for the little ghouls and goblins that will come knocking on your door...

There’s a crisp chill in the air and ghoulish décor everywhere you turn. It’s almost time for Halloween! It’s fun, but it’s also typically a time for overindulgence. Don’t believe me? Ask your friends how many pieces of candy they swiped from their kids’ loot...

When the weather starts getting brisk and forecasts of snow are on the horizon, I start feeling like it’s time to curl up on the couch with a good book instead of hitting the gym or the pavement. But as much as I’d like to...

If you expect that certain events in your life make you fat, studies confirm your suspicions: Holidays add one pound (per holiday!) Menopause - 10-20 pounds New job – depends on what restaurants are within walking distance! Marriage: 6-9 pounds over five years. I gained five pounds my first year...

There's a distinct chill creeping into our evenings; a sure sign that fall is digging in its heels. Although I'm sad to see summer go, there are some things I am looking forward to. This is a time when we start transitioning from light salads...

Have you ever had one of those days where it seems like you've only gotten up out of your seat to use the bathroom or grab a bite to eat? When we get super busy, it happens. But research has shown that it might be...

I know it’s tempting to lunch with the girls (or fellas) every day, dining anywhere from the local pizza joint to an indulgent restaurant. Not only is the food tasty, but the experience offers a fun way to bond with co-workers outside of work. Believe...

Ah, back to school. It’s a time that children fear and adults revere – that is, until the back-to-school germs rear their ugly heads. You almost forgot about those, didn’t you? Unfortunately, schools are like breeding grounds for infectious germs. And once the kids get...

Last month I had the opportunity to create a segment for Seattle’s Fox Q13 about skin cancer. I will admit I didn’t know much about skin cancer, what it looks like or if tanning beds made much of a difference in my chances of getting...