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5 Calorie Burners You Can Do Anywhere

16 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

These moves fit in small spaces, require no equipment, and will work you from head to toe. Watch the video and learn how you can get your sweat on no matter where you are.

Personalized vaccines, next frontier in cancer treatment, to begin clinical trial

19 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

In one of the first trials of personalized vaccines for cancer, the European-funded Glioma Actively Personalized Vaccine Consortium (GAPVAC) is about to launch a Phase 1 clinical trial for patients with glioblastoma, the most aggressive of brain cancers. Read full article >>

Backpacking Gear Gift Guide: 50 Gifts Under $50

Tis the season where we need to start thinking about holiday gifts for our hiking and backpacking friends and family. It’s tough to find great gifts that these picky fanatics will appreciate and since I fall into that target category, I thought I’d help you out with a few suggestions. Finding good gifts for outdoor […]            

20 Baby Names 'Guaranteed' to Produce a Naughty Child?

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Right in time for that Christmas wish list, School Stickers, which is an online service that helps track kids' good behavior in school, has come out with its regular "Naughty and Nice" list. The twist? It's allShow More Summary

Thanksgiving If You Couldn't See Your Mashed Potatoes, You Probably Wouldn’t Eat Them

One of the most frequent comments after Thanksgiving has to do with eating. Many caregivers note that the person living with dementia won't eat, or won't eat much. This of course is very disconcerting. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading Room I believe in the Bunkhouse Logic approach to Alzheimer's caregiving. Show More Summary

DC's Marion Barry's Deaf Legacy

The District of Columbia's "Mayor for Life", Marion Barry recently passed away at age of 78 last Sunday morning, November 23rd. Barry was well-known for promoting the civil rights for many people including Deaf people.The Barry administration...Show More Summary

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: No-Bake Apple Pie

< 1 minute agoHealth : Well

Instead of an oven, use a food processor to create this crisp, fresh apple pie. It was created for raw-food dieters, but it also gives home cooks a fast and refreshing dessert option that takes a fraction of the time of a traditional fruit pie.

IComLeavWe: December 2014

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point. Blogging is a conversation and comments should be honoured and encouraged. I like to say that comments are the new hug–a […]

U.S.-led raid frees 8 al Qaeda-held hostages in Yemen

The Yemen military was involved. But the United States planned it. And a couple dozen members of the U.S. military participated. In a daring raid that freed eight people held hostage by al Qaeda terrorists. Click here to read the st...

Thankful Even Without a Thanksgiving Holiday

When Caryn and I moved to the wilds of West Kerry, we had neither intention nor desire to be a part of an expat community. I have lived in other parts of the world where I welcomed the comfort of fellow dislocated countrymen. We wanted to live with and as the Irish on this journey. [...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes heart surgery

Eighty-one-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest-sitting member of the U.S. Supreme Court, has undergone heart surgery. A stint was put in to obviate a blockage. Ginsburg, appointed by Pres. Bill Clinton in 1993, is expected to be discharged shortly. Click here to read the story.

1. Treadmill Studios Take Off at a Sprint

30 minutes agoHealth : Well Good NYC

PHOTO TK The takeaway: With entertaining aspects of spinning, and new technology, group treadmills workouts are growing on the boutique fitness scene. Buzz-worthy, high-intensity interval studios like Barry’s Bootcamp and Orangetheory prove that treadmills are not just for solo days at the gym. By making the workouts as entertaining as spinning (great music and charismatic […]

Geriatricians and Surgeons Develop Guideline for Prevention and Treatment of Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients

A new guideline is available to help health care providers prevent and treat one of the most common postoperative complications in older patients, delirium, which is an episode of sudden confusion.

Minimally Invasive Disc Surgery Is a Pain in the Neck

In comparison with open surgery, while minimally invasive surgery for cervical or lumbar discectomy may speed up recovery and reduce post-operative pain, it does not improve long-term function or reduce long-term extremity pain.

Not Just for Bodybuilders: The Many Wheys Whey Protein Can Improve Your Health

37 minutes agoHealth : Mark's Daily Apple

(Apologies for the terrible title. I just couldn’t help myself.) When you think of whey protein, what kind of consumer comes to mind? The six-meal-and-three-snack-a-day bro who keeps a whey shake on his bedside table to maintain those 2 AM gains. The up-at-dawn-to-beat-rush-hour woman who drinks a shake in the car in lieu of a pastry. […]

Deepak Chopra on Why Gratitude is Good For You

57 minutes agoHealth : Healthland

The alternative medicine advocate says practicing thankfulness can help eliminate toxic feelings

A half million signups during’s first week

1 hour agoHealth : The Checkup

Nearly a half-million people chose health plans through during the first week of the online insurance marketplace’s second open-enrollment period, federal health officials announced on Wednesday. Read full article >>

Thanksgiving Survival Tips

Before I experienced Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and depression, I will admit my self-care during my adult life was nearly non-existent. I still had interests, hobbies, things I loved to do, but I didn’t put any of it into practice on a regular basis. Show More Summary

6 Breath Tests That Can Diagnose Disease

1 hour agoHealth : Healthland

A new study uses breath to diagnoses diabetes, but other diseases like cancer and obesity may be breath-detectable too

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