August 2011 Focus

February 2012 Focus

Online dating, finding love in all the site places

Online dating, finding love in all the site places

BY MARIANNE MCDONOUGH America in the Fast Lane When the information highway intersected the 20th century, American culture shifted into a fast lane with no speed limits, roadmaps, or foreseeable exits. No one, not even the inventors, could have imagined the social revolution that accelerated into the next millennium. In 2012, a digital-savvy populace navigates […]

Fairy tales, lumps and bumps, and real life happiness

Fairy tales, lumps and bumps, and real life happiness

BY JAN THATCHER ADAMS, MD When I was a child of seventeen, I lived in a fairy tale of my own creation. I could do this because, like most seventeen year olds, I knew everything. I had worked hard to be independent and to excel at academics, music, and sports. In addition, I understood family […]

Women’s nutrition and exercise: It just got easier

Women’s nutrition and exercise: It just got easier

 BY LAURA MURRAY Eat right and exercise…If this is the root of all the complicated advice on staying healthy, it sure sounds simple enough. But our skipped breakfast and our huffing at the top of the stairs show just how difficult we find those things to fit into our busy schedules.  Whether we like it […]