LifeStyle: Health & Fit

6 Things Doctors Often Say to Women, But Not to Men

Thursday  19:17,   12 july 2018
themighty

A man with Dercum's disease, a rare condition affecting mostly women, and involving painful growths of fatty tissue, shares why he thinks women are often unfairly discriminated against by medical providers. I have Dercum’s disease, an extremely[...]

This Is the Workout Allison Did 3 Times a Week For a Major Booty Transformation

Thursday  19:05,   12 july 2018
popsugar

<p></p><p>Allison Murphy always had a hard time gaining weight. "As I got older, I began to despise how long and lanky I was," she says. Here's how she changed her diet and her workout routine.</p>"As I got older, I began [...]

This Surprising Factor May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Thursday  18:55,   12 july 2018
time

<p>In a study published in the journal Neurology, researchers led by Dr. Zoe Arvanitakis, medical director of the Rush Memory Clinic at Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, find more evidence that blood pressure may be one of those risk[...]

Southwest Airlines Announces It Will No Longer Serve Peanuts

Thursday  18:45,   12 july 2018
themighty

Beginning August 1, 2018, Southwest Airlines, the airline known for serving peanuts during their flights, will no longer serve them and will instead offer pretzels. Starting August 1, Southwest Airlines will no longer serve peanuts. Its decision[...]

Identities of thousands of Tennessee citizens with HIV made public due to error: report

Thursday  18:28,   12 july 2018
foxnews

The identities of thousands of Tennessee citizens with HIV was made public to hundreds of government employees due to an error, a report stated.Information on the Tennesseans with HIV or AIDS was on a computer database meant to only be accessible to [...]

What is Rocky Mountain spotted fever? Signs, symptoms and treatment for the tick-borne disease

Thursday  18:27,   12 july 2018
foxnews

Ticks can infect humans with a variety of ailments, including Rock Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Here's what to know about the potentially fatal disease. Ticks are known for spreading a variety of different ailments, such as Lyme disease,[...]

'I Eat French Fries and I'm Proud of It.'

Thursday  18:26,   12 july 2018
usnews

A nutritionist defends five foods with bad reputations. Whenever I meet new people a party and they find out I'm a nutritionist, the questions about what I eat begin. The most common question is, "You don't eat fill-in-the-blank, right?" "Wrong," I[...]

Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski wiggles toes for first time in 7 years, shares 'shocking' video

Thursday  18:09,   12 july 2018
foxnews

Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski took a shot on the Fourth of July and scored when he tried — and succeeded — wiggling his toes.Jablonski was a 16-year-old high school sophomore at Benilde St. Margaret’s in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, when [...]

Synthetic opioids even more deadly, CDC says

Thursday  17:59,   12 july 2018
nbcnews

Overdose victims may need extra naloxone, the agency warns. New synthetic opioids are killing more people than ever before, with more than half of all opioid overdose deaths caused by the powerful, lab-made drugs, federal officials said[...]

Woman Feels Shocks in Legs, Parasite Found in Her Spine

Thursday  17:57,   12 july 2018
newsweek

Her symptoms gradually got worse until she had to visit the ER. For around three months, a woman in France was worried something was up with her legs. But when she was hit with electric shock-like pain in her legs, she knew she had to visit the[...]

U.S. fast-tracks at-home flu tests

Thursday  17:57,   12 july 2018
nbcnews

Tests would help people get treated quicker, and could help track flu outbreaks. In a bid to make at-home flu tests as cheap and easy as home pregnancy tests, the federal government said Wednesday that it had invested $24 million with two companies[...]

Exercising This Much As a Teen Lowers Blood Pressure

Thursday  17:51,   12 july 2018
newsweek

Evidence suggests the signs of cardiovascular disease appear in our teen years. Exercising vigorously can lower blood pressure in teenagers, according to research.While heart disease is often associated with older people, evidence suggests our[...]

Half of Parents Use Cell Phones While Driving With Kids

Thursday  17:33,   12 july 2018
newsweek

Distracted driving causes around one in four car crashes in the U.S. Around half of all parents use their cell phone while driving with their child in the car, according to a study. An online survey completed by 760 parents and caregivers[...]

Half of Parents Use Cell Phones While Driving With Kids

Thursday  17:33,   12 july 2018
newsweek

Distracted driving causes around one in four car crashes in the U.S. Around half of all parents use their cell phone while driving with their child in the car, according to a study. An online survey completed by 760 parents and caregivers[...]

About Half of Americans Say They're Trying to Lose Weight

Thursday  17:03,   12 july 2018
time

If you’re trying to lose weight, new data says that you’re far from alone. 49% of American adults surveyed between 2013 and 2016 reported trying to lose weight at some point during the prior 12 months, according to a report from the Centers for[...]