LifeStyle: Health & Fit

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Tuesday  21:51,   18 september 2018

A new study looks at the Nutri-Score logo, a five-tier nutritional coding system that helps consumers understand the quality of labeled food in a glance. "The Nutri-Score has received the official support of health authorities in France and more...[...]

Betty White's Emmys Speech Revealed Her Secret to Looking Amazing at 96

Tuesday  21:26,   18 september 2018

Laughter really is the best medicine.Twitter was going wild on Monday night when Betty White, 96, radiantly graced the stage of the 2018 Emmy Awards. The Golden Girls star was being honored for spending more than 80 years in the limelight, including [...]

Amy Schumer Just Revealed She's Battling 'Excruciating' Chronic Pain

Tuesday  21:05,   18 september 2018

And her butt-kicking approach to recovery is SO inspiring.“About 7 months ago I was in excruciating back and hip pain,” Schumer wrote on Instagram. “From old volleyball and surfing injuries I have a herniated disc, a bulging disc and a labral tear...[...]

California boy, 1, bitten by rattlesnake at daycare, dad claims

Tuesday  20:31,   18 september 2018

A 15-month old boy is home and recovering after a rattlesnake managed to sneak into his San Diego daycare and bite him on the hand. The boy, identified as Wayne by his parents, was taken to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for immediate...[...]

Syphilis cases up 44 percent in California county

Tuesday  20:06,   18 september 2018

Health officials are attempting to combat a record-high number of syphilis cases in San Joaquin County after the area saw a 44 percent increase from 2016 to 2017.“We’re just trying to inform the public as much as possible that this is a public...[...]

Mom Starts Twitter War After Blaming Men for Unwanted Pregnancies

Tuesday  19:50,   18 september 2018

Gabrielle Blair is a mother of six and a Mormon whose viral Twitter thread has received more than 6,000 comments. Gabrielle Blair is a mother of six and a Mormon who says she has "a good understanding of arguments surrounding abortion,...[...]

Here Are the 13 Healthiest Schools In America—And 6 Ways They're Redefining Education

Tuesday  19:50,   18 september 2018

Here's why they've won the recognition..All the schools on this year's list have championed programs to make healthier food available, and they've worked hard to create spaces where both students and staff are encouraged to be...[...]

Middle-age alcohol drinkers more concerned about reputation than health risks, study says

Tuesday  19:25,   18 september 2018

Middle-age drinkers are more concerned about their embarrassing or childish behavior resulting from drinking alcohol than about the health risks associated with it, a new study has found. Researchers found that people ages 30 to 65 believe drinking [...]

This is the one type of exercise that will help you build muscle fastest, according to YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines

Tuesday  19:06,   18 september 2018

If you want the most bang for your buck in the gym, look to compound lifts say YouTube fitness stars The Lean...[...]

Prince William Marks Anniversary of Same Children's Hospice Princess Diana Opened 30 Years Ago

Tuesday  18:30,   18 september 2018

Prince William Marks Anniversary of Children's Hospice Princess Diana OpenedWilliam, 36, visited Acorns hospice in Selly Oak, Birmingham, on Tuesday — almost three decades after Diana opened the haven for seriously-ill kids in December 1988. At...[...]

Fewer Than 7 Hours Sleep Could Raise Car Crash Risk

Tuesday  18:06,   18 september 2018

Drivers who get under 7 hours of sleep have a higher chance of being involved in and responsible for car crashes, a study found. Those who get under 4 hours of sleep have the highest risk.The paper titled "Acute sleep deprivation and culpable motor...[...]

Mold Is Everywhere: Is it Causing My Allergies?

Tuesday  17:52,   18 september 2018

It's one of the most common triggers of nasal allergies and asthma. Hurricane Florence recently wreaked havoc on North and South Carolina, and residents of those areas will be returning to houses filled with water and mold. Even when there...[...]

Are School Health Lessons Harming Kids?

Tuesday  17:52,   18 september 2018

Experts say some of what students are taught can lead to disordered eating.While it may seem common for young men and women to be at war with their bodies, nothing about this is normal. As a dietitian working with children, adolescents and their...[...]

FDA Approves New Migraine Prevention Drug, Ajovy

Tuesday  17:25,   18 september 2018

The FDA has approved a new anti-CGRP migraine prevention drug, Ajovy.The drug, called Ajovy, works by blocking the activity of the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP). CGRP is a neurotransmitter found in increased amounts in the blood during...[...]

What Is Addison's Disease–and How Do You Know If You Have It?

Tuesday  17:05,   18 september 2018

The rare hormonal disorder could be making you tired.Addison’s–also called primary adrenal insufficiency–specifically affects the outer cortex of your two adrenal glands, which are located just above your kidneys. People with Addison's disease don't [...]