Internet Health Sources: Who to Trust
By Kathy Summers, publisher of the hospitality website SavvyCities.com
[American Legion Magazine] Like most people, you probably search for health information on the Internet. Perhaps you’ve looked for details about a particular symptom or treatment or searched for facts about a disease or disorder. You may even make health decisions based on sources... [Read more]
Lost In Translation (SPD)
By SavvyCities.com editor Kathy Summers
[First published in Natural Solutions Magazine] In Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman wrote, “I sing the body electric,” and he was right about one thing: The body’s electrical messages to the brain-not the brain itself-color our world. But what if your body’s messages misfire, as they do in children with... [Read more]
By Kathy Summers, writer, editor, and publisher of Savvy Cities: Fun in the City for Less.
[First published in FitPregnancy Magazine] Now that you’re expecting, your immediate environment is more important than ever. Here’s how to steer clear of potentially harmful substances and make your space a healthier place.
From the moment you find... [Read more]
Tired? Try Some Sushi
By Kathy Summers, @ SavvyCities.com. First published in Health Magazine.
Four steps to help prevent thyroid-gland disorder
A common thyroid-gland disorder can pile on pounds, sap your energy, and leave you achy, bloated, and moody-all at once. The problem: hypothyroidism, or when you’re low on thyroid hormones. Experts now think lifestyle changes-even... [Read more]
You Snooze, You Win
By Kathy Summers, publisher of Savvy Cities
[First published in Health Magazine] Is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it impacts skin renewal—but we do know that our bodies repair cells... [Read more]
Depression In Men: Everyone needs help sometimes
By Kathy Summers, publisher of the tourism website SavvyCities.com
If the holiday season has you singing the blues, you’re not alone. But if the feeling persists for more than a couple weeks, what seems like a down mood may be a sign of depression. The symptoms are not always obvious, and real depression is not likely to go away by itself.
Although... [Read more]
Getting Healthy Together
By Kathy Summers @ SavvyCities.com
[First published in Natural Health Magazine] Getting healthy together: we found three families who made lifestyle changes for the sake of one member and discovered that everyone in the house had a lot to gain
We’re connected to our families by more than just the genes we share. We breathe the same air, drink... [Read more]
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