Science has proved, no kidding around: Picking health insurance is extremely hard. It’s open enrollment — time to pick next year’s insurance — for folks who buy it on their own and for many of us in our jobs. Lots of us aren’t sure we know how to pick, and research shows: We’re not wrong.

To breastfeed or bottle feed, that is a mother’s question. There really is no wrong answer as both options offer an array of health benefits. It has been proven, however, that breastfed babies have fewer illnesses of the digestion and respiratory tracts, fewer ear infections, and lower rates of infant mortality and SIDS.

According to the American Cancer Society, Latinos living in the United States are more likely to develop and die from this disease than those in many Central and South American countries. African-Americans are at least 41 percent more likely to die from colorectal cancer than whites.

Whether you're heading on a hike or hanging out in the yard, here are some basic tips.

Trained facilitator and certified peer support worker Brenda Steele introduced Taos to Breaking the Silence in the fall of 2016. After completing her training in Albuquerque, Steele became the program's Northern New Mexico coordinator.

Consumers are becoming more and more interested in and educated about what they're eating

Her name is Kristin DiFerdinando, but she's better known as Gemma Ra'Star, the brains, heart and energy behind Wumaniti Earth Native Sanctuary …

The olden days when you called your family doctor with a problem and he said, “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning,” are gone.

Get seriousBy getting serious, I mean make it a goal that you want to lose weight. Be clear about how much you want to lose and also identify the reasons why you want to lose weight. The clearer you …

Diana L. Martinez-Hernández struggled with morbid obesity all her life, but now she is hitting her stride. On March 20, with tears of joy and near disbelief, the 54-year-old newlywed sat at …

“It is healing for the whole person. The idea that each of us is an important partner in our own health care. There is an emphasis on prevention, education and our natural ability to …

      The ancient aphorism, “Physician, heal thyself” is something Dr. Lilly-Marie Blecher and Dr. Joanna Hooper have brought full circle. After experiencing their …

        CrossFit is a unique combination of collaboration and competition. But it is mostly about starting wherever you are and challenging yourself to do better and …

Inside one of the small alcoved rooms at the far end of Cabot Plaza in Taos, Kathy Sutherland- Brauw, founder of Inside Out Recovery, and peer support worker Bob Johnson open their doors each week to …

It’s 11 a.m., you’ve been at your desk since 8:30 a.m. and the rest of the day stretches out for what seems like another 12 hours. And you haven’t even had lunch! Stop. Stand at …

I use daily practices to reverse early Alzheimer’s. I continue to practice these action steps to keep the Alzheimer’s gene I inherited in the “off” position.   To …

 
 
 
 
 
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