LifeStyle: Health & Fit

Measles cases more than triple in Europe

Tuesday  20:01,   20 february 2018
NBC News

Low vaccination rates drive measles outbreaks Measles cases more than tripled in Europe last year, with outbreaks and epidemics fueled by low vaccination rates, the World Health Organization says.More than 21,000 people caught the virus in 2017, and [...]

Trying to lose weight and exercise more? Say this 1 word to move past excuses

Tuesday  20:01,   20 february 2018

The next time you want to skip a workout or reach for a doughnut, use this "magic" word to get yourself back on track. The effects can be magic, said Stanley Hibbs, a psychologist and life coach in Dunwoody, Georgia, who has been using the [...]

Are Some People Genetically Predisposed To Lose Muscle More Easily?

Tuesday  19:33,   20 february 2018

<p>Everyone loses muscle mass as they age, but your genes could factor into how fast it occurs.</p> Everyone loses muscle mass as they age, but your genes could factor into how fast it[...]

Science Says The Flu Is Worse For Women

Tuesday  18:18,   20 february 2018

Has your relationship suffered from the flu yet? If so, who would you say complained the most when they were sick? Think about it long and hard before you answer, because you might be wrong.&nbsp;When it comes to getting sick, men are[...]

The secret to waking up happy every morning

Tuesday  17:09,   20 february 2018

A simple bouquet of can help you start your day on a happy note.Wouldn't it be nice to wake up like the folks in hotel commercials do? You know: Smiling, arms outstretched, soaking up the sunlight peeking through the blinds. Sadly, if you're like[...]

Your lifestyle habits at age 2 might affect your long-term health—here’s how

Tuesday  01:26,   20 february 2018

<p>Plenty of parents pop their kids in front of the TV in order to steal a few moments of private solace. But there are harmful results.</p>In a new study published in the journal Preventive Medicine, researchers followed 2,000 five-month-old[...]

What Is "Orange Peel Skin" — & How Can You Get Rid Of It?

Tuesday  01:26,   20 february 2018

<p>The internet is riddled with complaints about the one and only skin concern to be named after a citrus fruit. It also gets worse as you get older.</p><p><br></p>When describing skin that is good, people generally resort to the same [...]

I Took Turmeric Shots Every Day For 1 Week, and Here's How My Body Reacted

Tuesday  01:25,   20 february 2018

<p>I love cooking with turmeric, but this whole week may have turned me off of it for a while.</p>If you've spent any time online in the last year, you've heard about the wonders of turmeric. Derived from a plant called curcuma longa, turmeric [...]

2 children died from the flu over the weekend, adding to the 84 pediatric deaths this season

Monday  23:45,   19 february 2018
FOX News

<p>Eighty-four children have died this season from flu-related illnesses according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The season lasts until early May.</p>A first-grader from Connecticut has died over the weekend from[...]

Are nasal decongestants actually 'addictive'?

Monday  23:45,   19 february 2018

<p>While it’s easy to dismiss the concept of reliance on nasal decongestants as a health urban legend, doctors say it can actually happen.</p>Nasal decongestants are high on the list of seemingly innocent things people swear are actually[...]

Parents Capture Last Time Young Daughter With 'Childhood Alzheimer's' Says 'I Love You'

Monday  23:45,   19 february 2018
Inside Edition

<p>In April 2016, Keira Esposito's parents captured the special “I love you” on camera, having no idea it’d be the last time they’d hear the words from their daughter. Keira's 8 years old now, but she can't speak.</p>Keira[...]

When the Flu Knocks You Down, This Is What You Should Eat to Nurse Yourself Back to Health

Monday  21:15,   19 february 2018

Eating is important to maintain our strength and begin to recover, as is remembering to stay hydrated.&nbsp;When we feel sick, the last thing we want to do is eat. But we may be feeling weak, foggy, or in a daze. While these are symptoms of our[...]

8-year-old boy rescues his classmate during gummy bear choking fit

Saturday  03:05,   17 february 2018
FOX News

<p>Andrew Ramirez 8, knew just what to do when his classmate Makayla Annis started choking. He says he learned the Heimlich maneuver from an ER doc, and was able to put it into action.</p>Her classmate, Andrew Ramirez sprang into action when[...]

The New Army Fitness Test

Saturday  01:25,   17 february 2018
Men's Health

<p>See if you are strong enough to pass the Army's new combat test</p>Since the Carter administration, the Army has tested fitness with two minutes of pushups and situps and a 2-mile run. “That test measured endurance but failed to assess[...]

Does Early Gray Hair Mean Your Health Is At Risk?

Saturday  00:51,   17 february 2018
Men's Health

<p>Here’s what it means for the rest of your body</p>You glance in the mirror and see it—your first gray[...]