LifeStyle: Health & Fit

A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is starting to worry researchers

Friday  00:56,   16 february 2018
Business Insider

A growing number of people are reporting symptoms that align with a mysterious illness called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS. The Australian woman — whose experience was documented anonymously in a published case study — had[...]

Betsy DeVos to Donate Portion of Her Salary to Special Olympics

Thursday  22:41,   15 february 2018
The Mighty

Secretary of the Department of Education Betsy DeVos will donate her salary of almost $200,000 to the Special Olympics and three other programs. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will reportedly donate her entire first-year salary to four nonprofits,[...]

Can being 'hangry' like Chloe Kim help improve athletic performance?

Thursday  22:41,   15 february 2018

Chloe Kim said she was feeling hangry because she didn't finish her breakfast. It turns out that there may be benefits to working out on an empty stomach. One of them involves being able to tap into your fat stores, instead of glucose,[...]

Bed Bugs May Make Us Sick Long After Their Removal

Thursday  22:00,   15 february 2018

Researchers compared more than 140 apartments and found an alarming result.According to a new study conducted by scientists at North Carolina State University, histamine levels from bed bug feces can remain high for months after a home has been [...]

Getting in "Proposal Shape" Might Be the Worst New Fitness Trend

Thursday  21:12,   15 february 2018

Yep, people are working out specifically to prepare for their proposal — and the inevitable engagement photos. Here's why that's a problem.Of course, it's understandable you'd want to look your best when there are lots of photos being taken. [...]

O negative blood needed to replenish supply after Florida school shooting

Thursday  20:10,   15 february 2018
FOX News

As doctors treat victim's of the Florida school shooting, a big push is being made to replenish the blood supply.There is an urgent need to replenish the blood supply in Florida following Wednesday’s school shooting. The area hospitals were[...]

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

Thursday  19:37,   15 february 2018

<p>It’s the rare person who can confront the final decline with flippancy or ease. That, as it turns out, might be our first mistake.</p>Humans are not alone in facing the ultimate reckoning, but we’re the only species–as far as we know–who[...]

You Asked: Do Religious People Live Longer?

Thursday  19:36,   15 february 2018

If a long life is what you’re after, going to church may be the answer to your prayers.&nbsp;A number of studies have shown associations between attending religious services and living a long time. One of the most comprehensive, published in[...]

Doing household chores could scientifically reduce your risk of heart disease

Thursday  19:36,   15 february 2018

Even 30 minutes of movement can make a huge difference in your well-being.Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden analyzed the levels of physical activity in 1,200 participants over a 15-year period. During that time, it became clear[...]

Is an Anti-Aging Pill on the Horizon?

Thursday  19:36,   15 february 2018

Anti-aging products from skin creams to chemical peels are part of a $250 billion industry, but scientists have yet to discover a longevity elixir that stands up to medical scrutiny. A group of researchers believe they’re getting closer, however,[...]

Britney Spears Just Posted This Video And We Can't Stop Gawking At How Flexible She Is

Thursday  19:35,   15 february 2018
Women's Health

It’s no secret that Britney Spears is a beast when it comes to fitness. She regularly posts photos and videos of herself on Instagram doing handstands, cool yoga poses, and just killing it at the gym. But her latest workout video on Instagram is[...]

Processed foods like bread may raise cancer risk

Thursday  17:11,   15 february 2018
NBC News

Cheese, pasta, canned foods did not raise risk Here's another reason to eat fresh food: a new study shows that people who eat more highly processed foods such as chicken nuggets and instant noodles have a higher risk of cancer.It's long been known[...]

McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers out of the Happy Meal

Thursday  17:11,   15 february 2018

McDonald's is overhauling its Happy Meals to make the kids' menu healthier.McDonald's is making Happy Meals[...]

Doctor removes brain-eating tapeworm growing in man's eye

Thursday  03:50,   15 february 2018
FOX News

A meal of undercooked pork nearly cost one Florida man his vision.A meal of undercooked pork nearly cost one Florida man his vision after he contracted a brain-eating parasitic tapeworm that traveled to his[...]

Just Hear Us Out: This Is Why Fitness Resolutions Should Start in February

Thursday  03:50,   15 february 2018

<p>Your new year has a brand new start date, and it just happens to be February. Pick a date, any date.</p>If you struggled through the first month of the year and made a poor attempt at your healthy goals only to ditch them, hold up just a[...]