LifeStyle: Health & Fit

My Cold Turned Out to Be Giant Salivary Stones

Thursday  03:21,   07 december 2017
Self

<p>Salivary stones are mineral deposits that block your saliva flow, and they can be very painful. Here's what you need to know.</p>Sitting in bed on a Saturday afternoon, my eyes filled with tears as I spooned cold, plain macaroni noodles [...]

I Lost Weight This Year Thanks to These 8 Yummy Vegan Kitchen Staples

Thursday  03:21,   07 december 2017
PopSugar

<p>Whether or not you're vegan, these are the must-have kitchen staples that helped me lose weight and feel my very best.</p>But I won't lie - transitioning to a completely plant-based diet can be tough at first, especially if you're used[...]

Ree Drummond Dishes on Her New Fitness Routine: 'I Want a Small Bottom and a Six-Pack'

Thursday  03:20,   07 december 2017
People

The "Pioneer Woman" star and her hubby have taken up yoga.The star of Food Network’s Pioneer Woman revealed on her Instagram story on Tuesday that her and her husband Ladd want to start doing yoga together at home on their ranch just west[...]

Air pollution could cancel out the positive health effects of exercise suggests new study

Wednesday  22:27,   06 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

New UK research has found that exposure to air pollution on busy urban streets can cancel out the beneficial effects of exercise in older adults.&nbsp;New UK research has found that exposure to air pollution on busy urban streets can cancel out[...]

Yes, Cold Sores Are Contagious, but Here's How to Avoid Them

Wednesday  22:26,   06 december 2017
PopSugar

About half of the adolescent and adult population in the U.S. has antibodies to the cold sore virus. Here's how to treat them and how to prevent them.If you occasionally experience cold sores, you're not alone. According to Lauren Eckert Ploch,[...]

New research reveals how stressed preemies' dads are really feeling

Wednesday  22:26,   06 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

New US research has found that fathers of premature babies show even higher stress levels than mothers for up to two weeks after taking their new baby home.&nbsp;Carried out by researchers from Northwestern Medicine, the study looked for the[...]

After a Decade of Skin, Hair, and Weight Issues, I Was Finally Diagnosed With PCOS

Wednesday  22:26,   06 december 2017
MSN

<p>Sasha Ottey, executive director of PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association, wants other girls and women to have an easier time getting a diagnosis than she did.</p>I saw multiple specialists over a decade for[...]

FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss

Wednesday  21:47,   06 december 2017
Associated Press

U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a new diabetes drug that reduces blood sugar levels and also helps people lose significant weight. (Novo Nordisk via AP) TRENTON, N.J. — U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a new diabetes drug that reduces[...]

I Did a 10-Minute Ab Workout Every Day For 2 Weeks - This Happened to My Belly

Wednesday  21:47,   06 december 2017
PopSugar

<p>The framework: do 10 minutes of ab work every day for two weeks, no rest required. You can do anything for 10 minutes, right?</p>I knew there was only one way to find out, and that's how the self-imposed 10-minutes-a-day ab challenge was[...]

Eating almonds with chocolate may lower cholesterol

Wednesday  21:46,   06 december 2017
Reuters

<p>Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterparts who don’t consume these foods, a recent experiment suggests.</p>Consumed separately, almonds and chocolate have each been [...]

Women Are Naturally Fitter Than Men, Study Says

Wednesday  21:46,   06 december 2017
Time

Conventional wisdom holds that men have the natural advantage when it comes to physical ability. But in one key measure of fitness, women actually come out on top.Conventional wisdom holds that men have the natural advantage when it comes to[...]

Weight Loss Really Can Reverse Diabetes, New Study Finds

Wednesday  05:30,   06 december 2017
Time

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects 422 million people worldwide. For decades, doctors have treated it with medications designed to keep blood sugar levels down. But in a paper published in the Lancet, researchers in the UK describe[...]

From homeless drug addict to epitome of health

Wednesday  05:30,   06 december 2017
USA TODAY

<p>With every trip to the gym, Michael Dubree knows he is that much further away from the life he once lived. The 30-year-old is Men's Health Magazine's winner of the 2017 Ultimate Guy contest.</p>He appears to be a well-rounded kind[...]

Smokers are 7 times more likely to use marijuana daily, study says

Wednesday  05:30,   06 december 2017
CNN

Smoking cigarettes and daily use of cannabis are strongly linked, especially among children and teens between the ages of 12 and 17, a new study finds.This relationship was found to be especially strong among young people between the ages of 12 and[...]

A retired Navy SEAL commander never accepts office snacks — and he says there's one food everyone should avoid at all costs

Wednesday  05:26,   06 december 2017
Business Insider

<p>It's Friday and your team had a great week. Your coworker brings in a box of a dozen donuts — glazed, chocolate, jelly, Boston cream. "Donuts? Poison," retired US Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink wrote in his book[...]