Nancy Bergkamp

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What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

15 Craziest Hotels Around The World

Not everyone wants the typical room service, continental breakfast, and double bed of a chain hotel. Whether you still harbor a childhood dream of living in a treehouse, or you love wine so much you'd give anything to sleep inside a giant empty wine barrel, there's a crazy hotel out there that fits …

America’s hypocrisy on drugs marches on: The molly debate

Last month, two “molly”-related deaths at New York’s Electric Zoo dance festival sprung open the floodgates of hypocrisy and misinformation. Certain …

A Travel Writer's Editorial: America and the Threat of National Health Care

The last wealthy nation in the First World without some kind of national health care is about to get a watered down version of what other nations just assume is the mark of a successful and developed society. And the vested interests -- big medicine, insurance companies, and the politicians they …

driven healthcare

Joanne Rohde is CEO of Axial Exchange, which creates mobile tools to help patients overcome the challenges of living with chronic disease. She …

Balance -- The Key to Health, Wealth and Happiness

At the Capital Region Women's Conference in Sacramento, California, the theme of "Health and Wealth" was demonstrated and spoken about in areas such as nutrition, exercise, wealth management, technology, nature and wellness.<p>After listening to many of the speakers, one overarching theme emerged -- …

Kombucha: Magical Health Elixir Or Just Funky Tea?

Chances are, you've seen it in your local grocery store. Maybe you've even mustered the courage to taste it — or at least take a whiff.<p>Once mostly a product of health food stores and hippies' kitchens, kombucha tea is now commercially available in many major grocery stores.<p>And people aren't …

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Kahlil Gibran's Stunning Declaration of Mankind's Nature

Around midsummer of this year, I was undergoing an inexplicable spell of irrational guilt.<p>These types of episodes have come to me before, but they’re …

This Is Why People Who Live In San Francisco Are So Happy And Healthy

<i>Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out.</i><p>Rudyard Kipling once said that the only drawback to San Francisco is how hard it is to leave.<p>Many San …