Eating Disorders: When Is it Time to Seek Help?

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By: Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS My hope is that my posts to date have emphasized at least two things about eating disorders: They’re complex mental illnesses with biological, psychological and social implications for an individual’s health and wellness; and because of this complexity, they tend to be the deadliest mental illnesses. Taken together, […]

Project Air: Yoga Helps HIV-Positive Rape Victims In Rwanda

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Four years ago, in a small sewing cooperative in Rwanda’s capital city of Kigali, yoga instructor and author Deirdre Summerbell stepped in front of a class of a dozen frail women, each standing on a green or purple mat, and asked them to move their bodies in a series of twists and bends that make […]