Dorian MartinPatient Advocate
Dorian Martin writes about various topics for HealthCentral, including Alzheimer’s disease, diet/exercise, menopause and lung cancer. Dorian is a health and caregiving advocate living in College Station, TX. She has a Ph.D. in educational human resource development. Dorian also founded I Start Wondering, which encourages people to embrace a life-long learning approach to aging. She teaches Sheng Zhen Gong, a form of Qigong. Follow Dorian on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @doriannmartin.
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Once, while watching a cooking show by Jamie Oliver, who hails from Great Britain, I noticed that he reached for cilantro, but called it coriander. That got me thinking – are there other healthy foods that may go by different names?
While summer is the traditional time for vacations, caregivers often can’t really get away for a weekend out of town, much less a two-week trip. However, there are ways to pack in a mini-vacation without traveling. Here are 10 ideas.
Is it just momentary dryness or could it be vaginal atrophy? Know these basic facts and treatment options in order to better manage your sexual health.
Many people reach for over-the-counter antacids and medications to ease physical discomfort after eating a big platter of, say, fried and greasy food.
If you eat a lot of foods like white bread, breakfast cereals, and pasta, you could have an increased risk of lung cancer, according to this study.
Many people made New Year’s resolutions to purge their spaces. They’re cleaning out their closets, using the Marie “Konmari” Kondo method to “spark joy” in their homes, and trying Feng Shui on their spaces to encourage a visit from prosperity. While ...
Lung cancer clinical trials may offer access to newer treatments and resources, but they aren’t right for everyone. Here's how to decide for yourself.
To learn what you really need to know about lung cancer, you have to ask the right questions. Here’s how to start.
Our digestive systems aren’t created equal. But switching to a tailored diet can help boost your health.
Stress can offer real benefits in helping us get out of short-term emergencies. However, if it lasts for a long time, stress can wreak havoc with your overall health, according to Dr. Robert Sapolsky, MacArthur Genius Fellow and Professor of Neurolog...