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How I embraced going bald

THE AUTHOR, all cleaned up for a breast-cancer advocacy video shoot, with makeup by Pong Niu

The first thing that struck me was how cold it was when a blast of air hit the back of my head. Although I have no qualms about walking around hairless, I have realized those pretty scarves and funky hats are as much for protection as they are for modesty.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Neuro-scientists explain how the mind affects the body


The autonomic nervous system, which controls such bodily processes as heart rate, breathing and blood flow, operates on its own without any direct influence by the brain.
There is also no connection between the central nervous system and the immune system.”

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »