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Her mother seemed to have classic dementia. Or did she?

15 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

When my mother, Pauline, was 70, she lost her sense of balance. She started walking with an odd shuffling gait, taking short steps and barely lifting her feet off the ground. She often took my hand, holding it and squeezing my fingers.Read full article >>

Petition Calls for Bikram Choudhury to Resign and Be Removed from Yoga Brand in Light of Rape Charges

yesterdayFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

A Change.org petition is calling for Bikram Choudhury to resign as CEO of Bikram Yoga, Inc. and requests that his name, image and person be removed from the brand. The petition, addressed to the Bikram Yoga Headquarters and created by...Show More Summary

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, with Scott Walker a close second

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took the top spot for the third year in a row at Saturday’s Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, edging out Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) in the last CPAC presidential preference contest before primary voting begins.Read full article >>

The Importance of Validating Your Loved One’s Worries

I walked into Jean’s room last Thursday. Jean is one of the four ladies with Alzheimer’s I volunteer to visit every week. She began telling me the story of how the Army used to bus some young women to a base on Friday nights to dance with the soldiers. Show More Summary

Halle Berry & Son Maceo Enjoy a Park Play in LA!

Halle Berry was spotted taking a break from filming 'Extant' on Thursday to spend some time with her son Maceo checking out the ducks. The post Halle Berry & Son Maceo Enjoy a Park Play in LA! appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Before Justices Rule, Floridians Consider Life Without Health Subsidies

2 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

As the state with the most Affordable Care Act enrollees, Florida stands to feel the biggest impact if the Supreme Court strikes down the law’s subsidies.

Which City Has the Worst Allergies?

For some unpleasant things in life, it seems to be a point of pride to declare that you have it the very worst. People one-up their friends on who had the most embarrassing drunken weekend, argue that their mother-in-law horror story is the most outrageous, or insist that their city has with the worst traffic. Show More Summary

Drive Thru Medicine, SIRVA, and the Vaccine Court

By Wayne Rohde and Louis Conte A continuing series examining the NVICP aka The Vaccine Court In recent weeks, you might have seen and read several articles posted by attorneys that practice in the NVICP, discussing the compensation awards they...

10 years a sham

It’s ten years today since Gareth and I got married in Las Vegas. So much has changed. Back then we had to take selfies with our ARMS. No selfie sticks, kids. Times were tough. One of the reasons I was excited to get hitched was because I was marrying into a Nokia 6230. This state of Read More

Medical News Today: Moderate coffee consumption linked to lower risk of clogged arteries

Researchers have found that people who drink between three and five cups of coffee a day have the lowest prevalence of clogged arteries.

The Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail This Week

We continue to peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram with the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #AppalachianTrials and select a few of the best each week. This week we take a look at photos snapped between 02/23/15 – 03/02/15. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Eating nuts linked to 20% cut in death rates

Good health is affordable - that's the conclusion of new research that finds a link between lower death risk and a diet rich in nuts, peanuts in particular.

Medical News Today: CDC: up to 20% of high school students experience teen dating violence

Data from the CDC's 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey reveals around 1 in 5 females and 1 in 10 males have experienced some form of teen dating violence in the past 12 months.

Ran 2 miles again

I ran 2 miles in the late afternoon. I took no rest breaks going out but took 2 short breaks coming back. Not many people on the path. Cloudy with no sun to speak of. Temperature was in the low 40s (F), but it felt colder than that. I'm enjoying the extra 10 seconds of walking, compared to what I was doing. I'll keep the 30 seconds/40 seconds for a while.

Get Those Abs Burning With a Quick and Effective 10-Minute Workout

2 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. I'll never stop posting healthy recipes, but one of my goals for 2015 is to feature more workouts. Show More Summary

Op-Ed Contributor: Are You Really Allergic to Antibiotics?

3 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

There are serious consequences to limiting the drugs you can receive.

World Briefing: Pakistan: Antivaccine Parents Arrested

3 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Hundreds of parents in northwestern Pakistan were arrested and jailed on charges of endangering public security after refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated for polio, officials said Monday.

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer

3 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

The nurse, Nina Pham, asserts that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital knowingly left workers without the training or equipment needed to handle Ebola.

Lawyer Put Health Act in Peril by Pointing Out 4 Little Words

3 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

Thomas Christina, a lawyer from Greenville, S.C., unearthed the language about tax credits that fueled a case that will be heard by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

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