LifeStyle: Health & Fit

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 [...]

Feds' new campaign against youth vaping 'epidemic' targets middle and high schoolers

Tuesday  17:05,   18 september 2018

The FDA is launching a first-of-its-kind public service campaign against youth vaping on Tuesday that will try new ways of reaching young people.The FDA will place ads in 10,000 school bathrooms and on websites, officials said. The agency will use...[...]

Virginia woman severely burned in vape device explosion: report

Tuesday  16:50,   18 september 2018

It “was like a big smoke bomb went off.” “It shattered and fire everywhere,” Dennis Whitaker, who was sitting next to Heather Boyd in her car at the time, told Fox 5 DC.Whitaker said Boyd had just purchased new batteries for the device, but isn’t...[...]

Overdose deaths up in NYC; fentanyl most common substance identified, report says

Tuesday  16:50,   18 september 2018

In the country’s largest city, confirmed drug overdose deaths are up over a year ago — and still at epidemic levels — but the rate of deaths has slowed down, according to a report Monday. New York City’s health department said there was a 2 percent...[...]

Matthew Perry Just Spent 3 Months in the Hospital After a ‘Gastrointestinal Perforation’

Tuesday  02:50,   18 september 2018

"Three months in a hospital bed. Check," the actor tweeted last week. We don't know the details of Perry's situation, but a gastrointestinal perforation can be a seriously painful condition.Having a gastrointestinal perforation—a hole...[...]

New study raises questions about daily aspirin therapy

Tuesday  00:30,   18 september 2018

Age is a key factor in a new report that shows higher death rates among healthy senior citizens who took daily, low dose aspirin.The study also found an increased risk of certain types of internal bleeding among those who take the drug, and no...[...]