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She-Hulk Does Yoga

21 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Because the Incredible (man) Hulk shouldn’t be the one having all the green yoga fun. There are definitely some days when we’re feeling She-Hulk-ish on the mat. Plus, now we can’t wait to finish our next practice with a powerful SMASHASANA! Thanks to illustrator Megan Levens for bringing She-Hulk the yogi to life. Show More Summary

How the White House bungled the Bowe Bergdahl case

Following an extended investigation, the U.S. Army this week announced serious charges against Sgt. Robert "Bowe" Bergdahl, the soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, then released last May through a prisoner exchange. The Army is seeking a court-martial...

Is Jimmy Fallon's 'Barbara Ann' segment a cry for help?

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Jimmy Fallon opened Thursday night's "Tonight Show" with a bit in which he performed the Beach Boys' hit "Barbara Ann" with five wax likenesses of himself built to display in Madame Tussaud's wax museums around the United States.

Germanwings Crash: How Are Pilots’ Mental And Physical Health Evaluated?

Amid confusion around the health of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have crashed the Germanwings plane into the French Alps this week, the question rises: What is done to ensure optimal mental health of pilots?

Murder-suicide by plane: What drove Lubitz to do it?

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

There was no equivocation from French prosecutor Brice Robin: “It was a voluntary action to destroy the aircraft,” he said about Andreas Lubitz, the 27-year-old co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings airliner into the side of a mountain Wednesday.Read full article >>

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Pregnant UPS Worker

Peggy Young had asked to take a break from heavy lifting at her UPS job, only to be told by her boss to take an unpaid leave. Peggy, who says the company gave other non-pregnant light duty, felt she was being treated unfairly and decided to sue the company.

Why It Took Me So Long to Recover

I remember sitting on the black leather couch in my therapist's office longing to be free from my eating disorder, when she said something to the tune of, "There is no recovered. You get there and then you keep going." I didn't like that statement. Show More Summary

Deserter or not, Bowe Bergdahl deserved to be rescued

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When President Obama agreed last year to trade five prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive for five years in Afghanistan by the Taliban and its allies, some critics of the deal said Bergdahl wasn't worth it because he had left his post before being...

US Supreme Court ruled against UPS in pregnancy discrimination case yesterday

In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to Peggy Young and pregnant workers in Young v. United Parcel Service. Now it’s back to the Fourth Circuit to hash out the case. “The Court has put employers on notice: pregnancy is not a reason to discriminate. Show More Summary

One Pilot’s Suicide Prompts a Call for Common Sense

The Germanwings crash causes a new look at regulations for pilots. Do current FAA regulations cause pilots to hide depression and bipolar disease, resulting in more severe illness?

Two bodies found at site of New York gas explosion

30 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two bodies were recovered Sunday from the site of an explosion in New York City's East Village as searchers continued to dig through rubble three days after the blast.

Palm Sunday: How to Create a Cross out of your fronds (VIDEO)

32 minutes agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

Today is Palm Sunday for Catholics and Christians world wide. The palms are representative of those crowds in Jerusalem waved when they saw Jesus and his disciples walking towards the temple on his donkey. The day is the start of Holy Week which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Glorious Saturday and Easter Sunday next week. Show More Summary

When Men And Women Talk About Work-Life Balance, Are We Talking About Different Things?

34 minutes agoHealth / Mental Health : Yahoo: Mind

When men and women talk about work-life balance, they’re not speaking the same language.

10 Ways a Thru-Hike is Like Having a Baby

I’m working on a draft of my first few days on the trail, but in the meantime, I’ve composed a list of all the ways hiking is like having a baby.  Enjoy, chuckle, and raise your hand if you’ve been there. I’m sure I may even get a few “Can I get an Amen?” comments...

State of Emergency Declared Over HIV Outbreak

HIV rates are skyrocketing in a poor, rural county in Indiana. What's being done to stem the tide? Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

How blind Victorians campaigned for inclusive education

Disabled people's voices are often missing from mainstream history. But texts reveal that a group of forgotten blind activists fought for inclusive education during Victorian times.

Black Gay Men Put a Positive Spin on Life

A welcome project, Positive Spin, features the stories of five black, gay, HIV+ men to encourage others to get tested and get treated. But is the message cohesive? Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

Sizing Up Your Genes

Once again Angelina Jolie Pitt made headlines with her New York Times op-ed article "Diary of a Surgery" addressing her decision to undergo prophylactic surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. She chose to have the operation after her physician informed her that inflammatory markers from a test may point to ovarian cancer. Show More Summary

Goldilocks Wasn't a (Happy) Runner

I could be wrong, but if I had to guess, I'd say Goldilocks would not have been a happy runner. Too hot. Too cold. Too wet. Too windy. Too tired. Too long. Too short. Too hilly. A few weekends ago I laced up for an 18-mile run. Two weeks before I had just run the Austin Marathon -- pacing my husband for the first time. Show More Summary

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