LifeStyle: Health & Fit

This One Habit Could Help Prevent Dementia

Thursday  22:17,   17 may 2018

According to a new study, anxiety may increase the risk of developing cognitive conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. But study authors suggest that meditative practices may reduce this risk.According to a new study published in BMJ Open, anxiety[...]

Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warns

Thursday  21:51,   17 may 2018

Over a 15-year period, 493 disease outbreaks linked to chlorinated or treated water were reported in 46 states and Puerto Rico, a new CDC report indicates. Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked[...]

Gel manicures can increase your risk of cancer, according to dermatologists

Thursday  21:06,   17 may 2018

<p>Just ask Karolina Jasko, a 20-year-old Illinois woman, who says she found out the hard way that using UV or LED light to harden freshly painted nails comes with a cost.</p>In the past, the American Academy of Dermatology has warned nail[...]

An Ebola case in a city of 1.2 million represents a dangerous new phase for the outbreak

Thursday  20:56,   17 may 2018

<p>Ebola in an urban area is much more dangerous, as that dramatically increases the possibility that the disease could spread[...]

Meghan Markle's BFF Is Working Out Like Crazy

Thursday  20:06,   17 may 2018

She’s even posting “bridal bootcamp” videos. Meghan Markle is officially becoming a royal on Saturday-but she's already a workout queen. So it should come as no surprise that her BFF, Jessica Mulroney, is all about fitness, too. According to[...]

Is Whole Wheat Healthier Than White Bread?

Thursday  19:37,   17 may 2018

We've all heard that whole wheat is better for us—but is that actually true? Here's what you need to know.With all the trending diets, newest food crazes and most recent studies, it can be hard to keep up with the latest nutrition[...]

5 Ways Fitness Helped Me Recover From Addiction

Thursday  19:31,   17 may 2018

<p>I was 29 years old and found myself mentally, physically, and spiritually bankrupt; devoid of all emotion, lost, and terrified of myself. In fitness, I found a new kind of high, and never looked back.</p>On June 30, 2000, I was 29 years old [...]

Trump’s Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Thursday  18:27,   17 may 2018

<p>United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams reportedly assisted flight attendants in a medical emergency on board a Delta flight Tuesday.</p>Adams, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, reportedly was on a flight to Jackson,[...]

An antibiotic-resistant strain of 'super gonorrhea' is spreading around the globe

Thursday  18:16,   17 may 2018

<p>A strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has arrived — the first three cases were recorded between February and April of this year.</p>A strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has arrived — the first three cases were recorded between[...]

The line between food and medicine is blurrier than ever — and the FDA needs to step up its game

Thursday  18:05,   17 may 2018

<p>As consumers start chasing foods with more fanciful health promises, it’s time that the FDA takes a closer look before we waste our dollars and endanger our health.</p>Though collagen is a protein found in bones, it is most commonly known[...]

Celebrities bring awareness to mental health issues

Thursday  17:57,   17 may 2018

<p>As the stigma surrounding mental illness has declined in recent years, so has the reluctance many have had to discuss their own mental health issues, including celebrities. It's become the new norm for stars to divulge vulnerabilities once [...]

Could a healthy diet prevent the brain shrinking?

Thursday  17:44,   17 may 2018

New research suggests that a healthy diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, and healthy fats could help prevent the brain shrinking as we age, which in turn could help preserve cognitive skills.&nbsp;Carried out by researchers at the Erasmus[...]

I Tried a Body Conturing Treatment for a Flatter Tummy, and the Results Are Amazing

Thursday  17:15,   17 may 2018

<p>After cleaning up my diet and getting on an exercise regimen, I turned to this body-contouring treatment to tighten my stomach a bit further.</p>Since reaching my goal weight for my wedding (I dropped 25 pounds!), I have been maintaining my [...]

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Thursday  17:05,   17 may 2018

<p>Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.</p>Single-arm dumbbell presses (with your back on the floor and knees bent, or on a bench with feet on the floor) challenge the core [...]

Enjoy your salad. It's safe to eat romaine lettuce again, CDC says

Thursday  16:36,   17 may 2018

The E. coli outbreak that made 172 people sick in 32 states is most likely over, the CDC says It's finally safe to eat romaine lettuce again.Any romaine lettuce being sold now is almost certainly not from the Yuma, Arizona region and so unlikely to[...]