Home / Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Sweet Potato Chili

This thick and hearty chili is slightly smoky and sweet, with a spice level that can be tailored to your taste. Borrowing a genius trick from our sweet potato pasta sauce recipe, thin strips of sweet potato are peeled into the chili. This is an easy way to add sweet …

Read More »

A Season of Understanding My Dissociative Disorder

A poetry retreat got it all started. It was an emotionally intense retreat about finding our voice in response to the world’s brokenness. After we read a poem about the rocks crying out to us, I wrote a poem about my different selves crying out to me, and then losing …

Read More »

11 Convincing Health Benefits of Sweating

I’ve talked before about the benefits of sweating it out in a sauna, but sweating in general offers some impressive benefits. Relief from hot flashes, lowered risk of heart attack, and better recovery times are just a few of the advantages. True, some of us find sweating takes effort and …

Read More »

Visualizing an alternative biomedical R&D system

Visualizing an alternative biomedical R&D system 12th Jan 2018 Access to medicines Research 0 comments uni_research.png Chloe Hogg highlights a new data visualization tool from Universities Allied for Essential Medicines which reveals how universities are involving themselves with alternative biomedical R&D initiatives Read more »

Read More »

Menopause Patient Leader #FollowFriday – January 12th, 2018

Continuing with the women’s health theme this month, we’re featuring three remarkable menopause Patient Leaders. These women are removing the stigma surrounding menopause and working incredibly hard to empower women along the way. Not only have these three decide to share their own stories, but they’ve all made it their …

Read More »

Duncan Selbie's Friday message – 12 January 2018

Firstly, congratulations to the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt MP who has been reappointed with an extended policy brief as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Flu has remained at the top of the news again this week as the NHS continues to work through its busiest time of …

Read More »

Duncan Selbie's Friday message – 12 January 2018

Firstly, congratulations to the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt MP who has been reappointed with an extended policy brief as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Flu has remained at the top of the news again this week as the NHS continues to work through its busiest time of …

Read More »

Top tips to get tech employees engaged in worksite wellness

Technology employees, like many office workers, are challenged with high stress and long hours, putting them at risk for the “sitting disease”—or sitting all day at their desk—resulting in increased risk for poor health and disease. The typical reason we hear tech employees give for not engaging in workplace well-being: …

Read More »