Domestic Violence: An Invisible Problem

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller October 9, 2014
Between the names of football player Ray Rice and the newly crowned Miss America, domestic violence has dominated headlines in the past month. Rice’s assault on his then-fiancée, and now-wife, was caught on video and recently widely circulated, leading to scandal and accusations within the NFL. The new Miss America, Kira Kazantzev has chosen a platform that targets domestic violence, something which she herself has experienced.These high-profile stories have brought domestic violence, an often-invisible problem, to the forefront of public awareness. Physical and emotional abuse in family relationships is a problem that, due to its nature and complexity, too often gets brushed under the rug. Victims may remain silent out of fear or shame. Perpetrators, meanwhile, are too often not held accountable. Oftentimes, we try to distance ourselves from disturbing public health problems like domestic violence by claiming it’s an isolated problem, or that it only happens in othe... [More]

Exercise Is Good For PMS, But Studies Dont Say So

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller November 3, 2011
We’re big believers in the power and health benefits of exercise for natural relief of PMS and PMDD, and for your health overall. But there aren’t any good studies that show that exercise relieves PMS. [More]

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