If health and fitness are a priority in your life, you know it’s not exactly a cheap habit. Even if you’re not splurging on the latest superfoods, green juices, high-tech sneaks, or fancy leggings, you’re probably still shelling out cash for a monthly gym membership, personal training, or group classes—which means you might feel that workout burn …
When your father, who’s in his 60s, is engaged to a much-younger woman, it’s not crazy to be concerned. But things could also work out just fine.
Is going out for a run, getting into a downward dog, or doing burpees, jumping jacks, and box jumps a pain in the chest? That uncomfortable bouncing is a sign that your sports bra is not supportive enough—something that can not only hold you back during your workout, but can also be bad for your …
Three-quarters of parents underestimated the total amount of sugar in common foods like juice, yogurt and pizza.
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“For me, the social justice piece of it is much larger than, I think, the taxing and regulating — although that is important,” said New York Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes. News on marijuana comes from Oregon, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Ohio and Florida, also.
The beverage industry argued that the tax duplicated another one, but the justices knocked that down. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, a Democrat, hailed the decision, saying the ruling “offers renewed hope for tens of thousands of Philadelphia children and families who struggle for better lives in the face of rampant poverty.”
Several recent cases highlight the challenges doctors face when bringing suits against patients who post negative comments on their social media or platforms like Yelp.
A group of former students sue Ohio State University, and specifically name Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) in the case. Jordan maintains that he was not aware of sexual abuse allegations while he was a wrestling coach at the school.
The study also found that women who had experienced one or two incomplete pregnancies were much less likely to develop Alzheimer’s than women who had never been pregnant. In other public health news: study backs up assumptions that children of lesbians have no difference in adulthood than others; CDC warns about another food-related illness; heart …
Rates from cirrhosis had been on the decline, but then took a sharp turn upward starting in 2009. “Dying from cirrhosis, you never wish this on anybody,” said lead author Elliot Tapper.
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Turns out that in surfing, as in life, fear of falling can lead to more falls.
Bev Baker-Ajene waited so long to get an adult-sized wheelchair for her teenage daughter, Savitri, that she eventually forgot she’d ordered it. For the better part of a year, Baker-Ajene pushed Savitri — who has cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia and epilepsy — in a child-sized chair that was too small for her. Baker-Ajene said she …
Far from seeming narcissistic, undertaking a self-obituary can be a form of summation and of caregiving for those who may be in need of direction after we are gone.
With its slew of insider-only lingo, intriguingly bare-boned training spaces, and celeb backing (Jessica Biel, Channing Tatum, and Vanessa Hudgens, to name a few), CrossFit has inspired an almost fanatical devotion from its followers. In addition to being the ultimate (and 4-million-strong) #fitfam, this is likely because the workout program works. Research by the University of …
On this week’s podcast, the actress and comedian tells the story of a woman’s 2,650-mile road to recovery after her sexual assault.
Allow yourself to be transported to some of California’s most spectacular vistas and take a moment to meditate on the tranquil sights and sounds of nature in this 360-degree experience.
The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 infants to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to Justice Department data provided to Kaiser Health News. These are children who need frequent touching and bonding with a parent and naps every few hours, and some were of breastfeeding age, medical experts …
Men tend to get heart failure more often than women do, but women are more likely to die from the disease.
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