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Mindfulness and Antioxidants: The 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2012

Mindfulness and Antioxidants: The 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2012

This year’s most popular blog posts are a wide-ranging group, including everything from myths and facts about multivitamins to how to avoid Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

We hope you enjoy this look back at the 10 most popular blog posts of 2012.

  1. Medical TV Shows: Do Doogie Howser and Dr. House Work Here? This light-hearted look at scripted hospital work reminded us just how many shows about hospitals there are!
  2. Are Multivitamins Necessary? And Other Frequently Asked Questions. This post discussed what exactly multivitamins are and whether most of us actually need them.
  3. Protect Infants (And Yourself) from Whooping Cough. This post introduced readers to 7-week old Jack Jordan, a spirited young boy who has struggled with the illness. Since this post ran, Jack has been doing very well!
  4. Not Just Lyme Disease: Tick-Borne Illnesses in Virginia. Nobody likes to find a tick crawling on his or her skin, and with good reason! A bite from these insects can cause a host of dangerous diseases.
  5. Antioxidants and Vegan Diets: The Role of a Cancer Center Dietitian. Can a vegan diet help fight breast cancer? This post introduces us to a woman who thinks it may help.
  6. Want to Lose Weight? Neuroscience and EBT Can Help.  Can “emotional brain training” play a role in weight loss? A UVA counselor believes it can.
  7. Prenatal Vitamins: When, Why and How. It turns out prenatal vitamins are very important for most expecting mothers.
  8. Pay Attention: The Medicine of Mindfulness. Learning that you are living with cancer is understandably difficult for most people. There are way to manage the stress while managing the disease, however.
  9. Flu Vaccine Facts: Who Should Get It, Who Shouldn’t and Why. This winter’s flu season looks like it may be a rough one. Get the facts on protecting yourself.
  10. Save Your Knees: Pay Attention to the Pain. Our knees can be among the first joints to start feeling the years. Learn how to protect them.

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