Katana Abbott

Autoimmune Disease

What the Heck is Autoimmune Disease and Why Should I Care?

Over the last decade, I have interviewed experts on Autoimmune Disease but never thought it applied to me.  The fact is, I never really understood what it was.  Do you? There are more than 80 autoimmune diseases, some are well-known like diabetes, but others include lupus, multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, …

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Improve Your Bone Health

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month.  Unfortunately, most of us don’t really think about taking care of our bones until we have a fracture or get a bone density test revealing this diagnosis. The sad news is that osteoporosis is an epidemic causing more than 8.9 million fractures worldwide annually, resulting in an osteoporosis fracture every …

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The Climate Crisis is Real!

The changes are dramatic. It’s a call to action. – Dr. Ron Kwok, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory I’ve been an environmentalist as long as I can remember.  In fact, I started recycling in 7th grade, and in my first year of college I interned at the East Michigan Environmental Action Council (EMEAC), where I worked …

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